Tim Burton, the mastermind behind “Edward Scissorhands,” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” just released the trailer for his latest film, “Frankenweenie.” An animated comedy and horror film, “Frankenweenie” is set to hit theaters on Oct. 5.
Tim Burton is reuniting with Winona Ryder, who voices the character Elsa van Helsing. This marks the pairs third collaboration, the first being “Beetlejuice,” and the last “Edward Scissorhands,” which was 21-years-ago.
So far we’ve only seen a handful of photos for Tim Burton’s adaptation of his stop-motion animated short Frankenweenie featuring the voices of Winona Ryder, Catherine O’Hara, Martin Short, Tom Kenny and Martin Landau as various characters. Now we have the first moving image of sorts from the film in the form on an animated poster teasing the film’s fall release later this year. It’s cute and a bit dark all at the same time, something we’ve come to expect from Burton. Even though it’s an adaptation, it’s about as close to something original Burton has done as a director in a long time.
Disney is bringing Frankenweenie to theaters everywhere in 3D starting on October 5th, 2012 late this year.
Tim Burtonâ€™s Frankenweenie is shaping up to be an interesting mix of â€œEwwwww!â€™sâ€ as well as â€œAwwwwwâ€™s.â€
His latest stop-motion gothic-fest (rendered in 1950s-style black-and-white as well as 3-D) tells the story of a little boy named Victor, who loves his pet dog Sparky more than anything in the world. Naturally â€” or rather, unnaturally â€” Victor decides to use his science kit to bring the pup back from the grave after an accident claims the poochâ€™s life. Continue reading ‘Frankenweenie’ first look
Walt Disney Pictures have released the official title treatment/logo for Tim Burtonâ€˜s big screen adaptation of Frankenweenie.
WALT DISNEY PICTURES
Genre: Comedy adventure
U.S. Release date: October 5, 2012
Voice Cast: Winona Ryder, Martin Short, Catherine Oâ€™Hara, Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan, Atticus Shaffer
Director: Tim Burton
Producers: Tim Burton, Allison Abbate
Executive Producer: Don Hahn
Screenplay by: John August
Based on an original idea by: Tim Burton
From creative genius Tim Burton (â€œAlice in Wonderland,â€ The Nightmare Before Christmasâ€) comes â€œFrankenweenie,â€ a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to lifeâ€”with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victorâ€™s fellow students, teachers and the entire town all learn that getting a new â€œleash on lifeâ€ can be monstrous.
A stop-motion animated film, â€œFrankenweenieâ€ will be filmed in black and white and rendered in 3D, which will elevate the classic style to a whole new experience.
In Tim Burtonâ€™s â€œFrankenweenieâ€ young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences.
The day is here, fellows. Deadline is reporting that Winona will be joining Martin Landau, Catherine O’Hara and Martin Short for the Disney feature “Frankenweenie.”
According to Deadline, Winona Ryder and Martin Landau have each taken a key role, while Martin Short and Catherine Oâ€™Hara will each be providing five different supporting voices.
Landauâ€™s role is that of Mr. Rzykruski; Short will be playing Bob, Nassor, Toshiaki, Victorâ€™s Dad and Mr. Bergermeister; Oâ€™Hara is down for Edgar, Weird Girl, Victorâ€™s Mom, and Gym Teacher; Ryderâ€™s been given the part of Elsa, a love interest for Victor. Victor has not yet been announced, yet.
John August wrote the script for the project, which is based on Burton’s 1984 live-action short film about a man who reanimates his dog after it gets hit by a car.
Disney is scheduled to release “Frankenweenie” on March 9, 2012.
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