Artemis Fowl: The Secret World – The Cast, Plot, Review and Everything you Didn’t Know

The year 2020 has seen lots of movies released. Artemis Fowl is one of them that was released. Movies have been of help to us considering the impact of the coronavirus pandemic globally. They have helped keep us busy and reduce the boredom also.

In this article, we will be taking a look at the movie Artemis Fowl. Just a brief description that will set in the mood to want to watch it. So I urge you to sit back and read through to the end of this article to find out more. The movie stars Ferdia Shaw, Lara McDonnell, and Josh Gad as some of the main cast. It is directed by Kenneth Branagh.

Artemis Fowl

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Artemis Fowl – The Plot

Artemis Fowl also known as Artemis Fowl: The Secret World is a science and fantasy adventure movie. It tells the story of a young boy Artemis Fowl II who went on a journey to bring back his father from the world of the fairies.

His father Artemis Fowl I was kidnapped by a fairy in order to collect what was stolen from the fairies. This makes his son a young 12-year-old Irish boy to undertake the mission of getting his father back.

Artemis Fowl II doesn’t go alone on this mission.  He teams up with his faithful servant, a dwarf, and a fairy to go on the mission with him. This movie is an American 2020 movie that is based on the book Artemis Fowl written by an Irish author Eoin Colfer.

The screenplay of the movie was written by Conor McPherson and Hamish with Walt Disney Pictures being the production company.

Release Date

The movie Artemis Fowl which was supposed to be a cinema release was halted back. This was due to the fact of the global pandemic. Thus the movie was later released as a digital one globally. It was released on June 12, 2020, on Disney+.


The Trailer for the Artemis Fowl movie has been released. It was released on March 2, 2020, on YouTube. It is 2 minutes 20-second trailer video that will get you geared up for the movie. You can watch the trailer via the official Artemis Fowl trailer link.


The names of the cast and their roles respectively are listed below. From the main cast to the supporting cast a few have been listed down.

  • Ferdia Shaw as Artemis Fowl II: a 12-year-old Irish boy and son of Artemis Fowl I. he is the mastermind behind the rescue operation. He is equipped high intelligence.
  • Collin Farrell as Artemis Fowl I: the father of Artemis Fowl II and was kidnapped by a fairy. He is also a criminal mastermind.
  • Lara McDonnell as Holly Short: she is an elven reconnaissance officer of the Lower Elements Police (LEPrecon) and 84 years of age. She was kidnapped by Artemis to hold as a ransom.
  • Josh Gad as Mulch Diggums: a dwarf gentleman thief who was imprisoned but later agrees to work for LEP.
  • Judi Dench as Commander Julius Root: the 802-years old commander officer of Holly in the LEP.
  • Nonso Anozie as Domovoi “Dom” Butler: he is the servant and bodyguard to Artemis. His family has served the Artemis’s family for many generations.

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Other casts include;

  • Michael Rouse as News Reporter.
  • Rachael Ofori as reporter 2.
  • Simone Kirby as Miss Byrne (Teacher).
  • Joe O’Grady as Student 1.
  • Finian Duff Lennon as Student 2.
  • Grace Fincham as Student 3.
  • Toby Eden as Student 4.
  • Gerard Horan as Dr. Po.
  • Emily Brockmann as Shadowy Female Figure.
  • Jessica Rhodes as Shadowy Female Figure.
  • Charlie Cameron as Shadowy Female Figure.

These are some of the supporting characters. There are others that are not on the list. They all played their part and role in the making of the movie.

The Crew

Having listed some of the casts and characters of the movie, there is still a crew behind the movie. These people include producers, photographers, directors, editors, and others. Below are some of their details.

  • Directed by — Kenneth Branagh.
  • Producers — Kenneth Branagh and Judy Hofflund.
  • Screenplay by — Conor McPherson and Hamish McColl.
  • Based on — Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer.
  • Released date — June 12, 2020.
  • Run time — 95 minutes (1 hour 35 minutes).
  • Language — English.
  • Music by — Patrick Doyle.
  • Cinematography — Haris Zambarloukos.
  • Production Company — Walt Disney Pictures, TriBeCa Productions, and Marzano Pictures.
  • Distributed by — Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
  • Country — United States.
  • Budget — $125 Million.

That’s the list of the filming crew.

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