Nimona (2023): Release Date, Cast, Plot, And More!

Netflix has confirmed the screening date for the animated picture Nimona. Nimona coming to screen is a big deal since the film is planned to be a milestone animated picture distributed through a central platform, with explicit same-s*x affection and characters whose identities and s*xual interests are flexible.

Nimona marks a tremendous step forward regarding LGBTQIA+ representation, made all the more significant because it comes from a production team as varied as the characters they created.

Release date of Nimona (2023).

Nimona (2023)

Nimona is scheduled to be released in the summer of 2023, at the time of this writing, in May 2023. The general public has yet to get an official release date.

According to The Wrap, it will be launched for guests at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival on June 14th and will be available on Netflix later this summer. 

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The cast of Nimona (2023).

Nimona (2023)
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If you’re wondering who will be starring in this upcoming animated adaption, we have a few cast members confirmed, along with the parts they’ll be playing – and those who have yet to be cast. 

Chloe Grace Moretz plays Nimona, a shapeshifter who insists on being Ballister Blackheart’s sidekick.

Riz Ahmed plays Ballister Blackheart, a former Institution knight expelled after losing an arm in a fight with Ambrosius Goldenloin.

Eugene Lee Yang plays Ambrosius Goldenloin, the Institution’s champion knight.

Jordan Gubian in the role of Boy

Other stars confirmed for voice roles in the film include Frances Conroy, Indya Moore, Beck Bennett, RuPaul Charles, Julio Torres, Lorraine Toussaint, and Sarah Sherman, all in unspecified roles. 

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The plot of Nimona (2023).

Nimona (2023)

We’ve got you covered if you’re wondering what this movie may be about. The film follows Nimona, a shapeshifter who is crucial in clearing a knight’s name when he has been wrongly convicted of a crime that he did not commit. 

However, his plans get disrupted when he realizes that Nimona may be a monster he must kill, all set against the backdrop of a weird futuristic, medieval world.

Identity was an important issue for which Nimona had initially known. Our titular shapeshifter typically stays in one form for a long time. Blackheart’s status as a villain is questioned and the blurring of good and evil is addressed periodically as the novel progresses.

The LGBTQ community welcomed Nimona’s handling of identity, with a same-sex kiss sequence, in particular, gaining notice during the film’s development under Disney.

I’m always up for a good medieval story, but add in a super-cool-sounding notion like this in an animated universe with a medieval tale that seems nearly futuristic.