Strange Magic (film) A fairy tale musical inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with popular songs from the past six decades helping to tell the tale of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies, and imps, and their misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion. Animated film from Lucasfilm, Ltd., released by Touchstone Pictures on January 23, 2015. Directed by Gary Rydstrom. Voices include Alan Cumming, Evan Rachel Wood, Kristin Chenowith, Maya Rudolph, Sam Palladio, Meredeth Anne Bull, Alfred Molina, Elijah Kelley, Bob Einstein, Peter Stormare. From a story by George Lucas.