‘Artemis Fowl’ First Look: Dame Judi Dench Is A Fairy Commander & We’re Not Sure What To Think

The Playlist | 12/21/2018 | Charles Barfield
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If you’re director Kenneth Branagh and you are searching for the fierce commander of a fairy police force, who do you turn to? Do you go for some action hero? Perhaps someone with some gravitas and a commanding voice? Well, if you’re Branagh, the director of Disney’s upcoming “Artemis Fowl,” you hire 84-year-old Dame Judi Dench.

That’s right, the acclaimed, iconic actress is a fierce fairy commander in the upcoming adaptation of the popular children’s book series. And in the first look, courtesy of EW, we see just how much of a transformation Dench undergoes to portray the leader of the reconnaissance branch of the LEP, aka LEPrecon (see what they did there?).

Pointy - Ears - Costume - Parts - Awesome

Donning pointy ears and a costume that looks equal parts awesome and hilarious, Dench is giving it her all in this very odd choice of roles. But according to Branagh, the actress is perfect to portray this short-tempered leader.

“When we started to rehearse, she leant forward, and her shoulders stooped and her voice dropped, and then suddenly this gravelly, Churchillian, curmudgeonly figure started to...
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