ZAG’s Miraculous Ladybug makes her feature film debut in the enchanting animated musical tale Miraculous: Ladybug & Cat Noir, The Movie — a superhero blockbuster for the whole family which will launch on Netflix on July 28, 2023 and in select countries theatrically.
In addition to the U.S. release on July 28, SND will release the movie in France on July 5th and Studio Canal will release it on July 6th in Germany. Miraculous: Ladybug & Cat Noir, The Movie will also be released theatrically in China, Belgium, Switzerland, Poland & the Eastern Europe region, Russia, Greece, Turkey, and Israël.
Based on the global phenomenon Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir—the animated series that airs in over 120 countries around the globe and now in its fifth season—Miraculous: Ladybug & Cat Noir, The Movie follows ordinary teenager Marinette whose life in Paris goes superhuman when she becomes Ladybug. Bestowed with magical powers of creation, Ladybug must unite with her opposite, Cat Noir, to save Paris as a new villain unleashes chaos unto the city. The movie takes fans on a journey of discovery, the intriguing origin story of how two normal teens—Marinette DuPain-Cheng and Adrien Agreste—embarked upon their superhero destinies! This epic quest is filled with action, comedy, music, and magic, set against the dazzling backdrop of Paris, and features an orchestrated score by Jeremy Zag.
Miraculous: Ladybug & Cat Noir, The Movie is directed by Jeremy Zag from an original screenplay by Jeremy Zag and Bettina López Mendoza based on a story written by Jeremy Zag. Aton Soumache, Jeremy Zag, and Daisy Shang serve as producers. Executive producers are Emmanuel Jacomet, Michael Gracey (Director, The Greatest Showman, P!nk: All I know So Far; Executive Producer on Rocketman), Tyler Thompson, Alexis Vonarb, Jean-Bernard Marinot, Cynthia Zouari, Thierry Pasquet, and Ben Li. Harvey Mason Jr. (Dreamgirls, SING!, Pitch Perfect) serves as Executive Music Producer. The film is based on the series Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir created by Thomas Astruc and Nathanaël Bronn.
Cristina Vee Valenzuela reprises her role from the series as the voice of Ladybug, with Bryce Papenbrook as the voice of Cat Noir and Keith Silverstein as Gabriel Agreste, aka Hawk Moth.
The animated series, Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir, has been delighting audiences around the world since its debut in October 2015. With broad appeal across age demographics, Miraculous has become a digital planetary craze with over 35 billion views on YouTube (authorized and user-generated content) and over 28 million fans across social media.