Nimona’s new teaser trailer promises a punk fairy tale full of mayhem and magic

A redheaded child sitting at a cluttered table covered in papers and vicious weapons including a mace and multiple knives. In the background is a wall bathed in red light and plastered with pictures depicting a complicated plan.
Nimona working on a plan. | Netflix

Nimona’s path from ND Stevenson’s imagination to the small (streaming) screen has been a winding one marked by uncertainty and unexpected setbacks, but the movie finally has a solid Netflix release date and a new teaser trailer to boot.

Set in a techno-magical world where laser swords and medieval-style armor complement one another, Nimona tells the story of Ballister Boldheart (Riz Ahmed), a valiant knight framed for a crime he didn’t commit, and Nimona (Chloë Grace Moretz), a shapeshifting pariah whose status as a social outcast draws her to Ballister when he becomes public enemy number one. While the new teaser trailer doesn’t really get into Nimona’s plot, it does showcase the movie’s storybook-inspired aesthetics and give you a…

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