|Directed by||:||Nick Park||Produced by||:||Peter Lord, David Sproxton||Screenplay by||:||Mark Burton, James Higginson||Story by||:||Mark Burton, Nick Park||Starring||:||Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, Timothy Spall||Music by||:||Harry Gregson-Williams||Cinematography||:||Dave Alex Riddett|
Early Man is a 2018 British stop-motion animated historical sports comedy film directed by Nick Park, written by Mark Burton and James Higginson, and starring the voices of Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, and Timothy Spall. The film follows a tribe of primitive Stone Age valley dwellers who have to defend their land from bronze-using invaders in an association football match.
The film was produced by Aardman Animations and BFI and was released on 26 January 2018 in the United Kingdom, and in the United States on 16 February 2018. It has received generally positive reviews from critics, and has grossed $42.6 million worldwide.