'Strange Magic' casts animated spell with pop tunes and fairies

January 22, 2015 5:59 PM

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NEW YORK Jan 21 (Reuters) - Take one feisty fairy princess, a misunderstood villain and a spunky elf, add a magical potion and a soundtrack of classic pop songs and you have the recipe for the George Lucas animated film "Strange Magic," a fairy tale about finding unexpected love.

Lucas, creator of the blockbuster "Star Wars" franchise, is the executive producer and wrote the story for the film that opens in U.S. theaters on Friday.

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