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You have to believe it to see it.


Molly Mahoney (Portman) is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium, the 243 year-old eccentric who owns the store (Hoffman), bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to take over the once remarkable Emporium.

When a young pianist named Molly Mahoney inherits a magical toyshop from her eccentric 243-year-old boss, Mr. Magorium, she struggles with self-doubt. But through the friendship of a charismatic little boy and a buttoned-up accountant, she learns to believe in herself, and finds that she does possess enough magic to run Mr. Magorium’s shop.

About the Books
The seven Mr. Magorium titles published by Scholastic and Walden Media include a novelization for ages 7-12, a prequel, a movie reader for ages 5-7, an easy-to-read storybook and a paper airplane activity book.




Ted Ludzik … Bellini, the Bookbuilder
Natalie Portman … Molly Mahoney, the Composer
Zach Mills … Eric Applebaum, the Hat Collector
Dustin Hoffman … Mr. Edward Magorium, Avid Shoe-Wearer
Madalena Brancatella … Jessica, Who Got a Cowboy Hat
Paula Boudreau … Brenda, Who Wants a Mobile
Mike Realba … Dave Wolf, Who’s an Engineer
Steve Whitmire … Kermit the Frog Performed By
Liam Powley-Webster … Andy, the Boy Who Likes to Color
Marcia Bennett … Lora, Who Wants a Fire Engine
Jason Bateman … Henry Weston, the Mutant
Oliver Masuda … Jordan, Who Said Hi
Samantha Harvey … Cassie, the Girl Chased by a Goose
Jesse Bostick … Derek, Who Opened the Door
Isaac Durnford … Jason, Who’s a Little Too Curious
Daniel Gordon … Jimmy, Who Captures the Ball
Rebecca Northan … Ellie Applebaum, the Mom
Dash Grundy …. Ari, Who Wants a Book
Dylan Authors … Mark, Who Fingerpaints
Aidan Koper … Brett, the Yo-Yo Guy
Lin Lin Feng … Angie, Who Was Nearly Hit by a Blimp
He Wen … Larry, Who Held on for Dear Life
Gan Zhen … David, Who Also Held on for Dear Life
Quancetia Hamilton … Gia, with a Squid on Her Head
Matt Baram … Eddie, the Dentist (formerly known as Dr. Papadapolous)
Jonathan Potts … Dr. Dunn, Who Gives People Sedatives
Matthew Peart … Wyatt, Who Sells Hot Dogs
David Rendall … Tim, the Hot Dog Manager
Kiele Sanchez … Mrs. Goodman, Who Wants the Store
David Collins … Tom, the Realtor
Michael Costa Parke … Jack, Who Thinks It’s Magic
Milo Gladstein … Milo, Who’s Not Bad
Daniella Tokic … Nurse

Missing from current list:
Jade Cohen … Kangaroo Girl
Kathryn Greenwood … Nancy


Zach Helm … Director
Zach Helm … Writer

Joseph Drake … executive producer
James Garavente … producer
Richard N. Gladstein … producer
Barbara A. Hall … co-producer
Nathan Kahane … executive producer
Jim Miller … co-producer

Original Music
Alexandre Desplat
Aaron Zigman

Roman Oshin … cinematography

Film Editing
Sabrina Plisco
Steven Weisberg

Robin D. Cook
Amanda Mackey Johnson
Cathy Sandrich

Production Design
Thérèse DePrez

Art Direction
Brandt Gordon

Set Decoration
Clive Thomasson

Costume Design
Christopher Hargadon

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