Toxic Mag has unveiled the first English language trailer for Tobias Baumann’s Irish co-production Ghosthunters: On Icy Trails.
The film, which is based on Cornelia Funke’s novel, tells the story of a young boy who discovers a green ghost living in his basement.
The film stars Milo Parker, Anke Engelke, Bastian Pastewka, and Irish actress Amy Huberman as Emily, the receptionist at the Central Ghosthunting Institute.
Ghosthunters: On Icy Trailsis produced by Lucky Bird Pictures in co-production with Ireland’s Ripple World Pictures, Warner Bros. Film Productions Germany, Lotus-Film, Immer Wieder Gerne Film and Satel Film. The film is funded by FFF Bayern, the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, the Filmförderungsanstalt FFA, the Deutscher Filmförderfonds DFFF, the Filmfond Wien, the Österreichisches Filminstitut OEFI, the Filmstandort Austria FISA, and Bord Scannán na h’Éireann/Irish Film Board and supported by the Bayerischer Bankenfonds and Section 481 in Ireland. The Animation and Visual FX work was performed by EGG Post Production in Dublin.
Ghosthunters: On Icy Trails is released in Ireland on October 2nd. Wildcard Distribution will partner with Altitude Film Entertainment for the distribution of the film in Ireland.
When the often-fearful eleven-year-old Tom (Milo Parker – Mr Holmes) discovers a slimy green ghost in his cellar called Hugo, he is understandably afraid. However, Tom soon realises that Hugo, who is an ASG (Averagely Spooky Ghost), is not only completely harmless but also desperately in need of his help. He has been banished from his haunted house by a dangerous AIG (Ancient Ice Ghost) who has moved in and is spreading an arctic cold over the entire town in the middle of summer!
To help get rid of this AIG, Tom and Hugo enlist the services of a professional Ghosthunter, Hetty Cuminseed, who has just lost her job at the CGI (the Central Ghosthunting Institute). Hetty doesn‘t like children or ghosts very much but Tom and Hugo convince her to teach them the basics of ghosthunting. The three become an unlikely team – only with friendship, courage and self–confidence can they overcome their adversary and save the town from the AIG.
Will the unconventional trio overcome their differences, and manage to defeat the evil Ancient Ice Ghost, and save the town from an icy end?