GKIDS will release Aug. 7 the animated feature Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet in New York and Los Angeles, followed by expansion to major markets.
Adapted from the award-winning book of poetry, the film is produced by Salma Hayek-Pinault and adapted and directed by Roger Allers. The film features individual chapters based on poems from the book, each with a different director.
Animators contributing to the film include: Tomm Moore, Joan Gratz, Bill Plympton, Nina Paley, Joann Sfar, Paul and Gaetan Brizzi, Michal Socha and Mohammed Harib.
Voice cast includes Liam Neeson, Salma Hayek-Pinault, Quvenzhané Wallis, John Krasinski, Frank Langella and Alfred Molina.