‘The Boxtrolls’ Trailer

Ben Kingsley and Toni Collette lead an all-star voice cast in this 3D stop-motion animation feature about a group of monsters who live under a peaceful town.

From stop-motion animation specialists Laika, who brought us Coraline and last year's ParaNorman, comes the first trailer for their latest feature The Boxtrolls. Ben Kingsley and Toni Collette lead the voice cast for this 3D animated adventure, based on Alan Snow's novel, which follows a group of monsters who live underneath the idyllic town of Cheesebridge. While the townsfolk think they come out at night to steal their beloved children and cheese, they aren't actually dangerous at all, trying to raise an orphaned human named Eggs. In addition, we have the first poster for Anthony Stacchi and Graham Annable's upcoming feature, debuting in theaters September 27, 2014.

The Boxtrolls Poster

The new 3D animated feature from Laika Studios tells the tale of The Boxtrolls, monsters who live underneath the charming streets of Cheesebridge, who crawl out of the sewers at night to steal what the townspeople hold most dear: their children and their cheeses. At least, that's the legend the townspeople have always believed. In truth, The Boxtrolls are a community of lovable oddballs who are raising as one of their own an abandoned and orphaned human boy named Eggs. When The Boxtrolls are targeted by a villainous exterminator who is bent on eradicating them, Eggs must venture above ground to save them, where he teams with an adventurous young girl to save not only The Boxtrolls but the soul of Cheesebridge.

The Boxtrolls was released September 26th, 2014 and stars Ben Kingsley, Jared Harris, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade, Tracy Morgan, Dee Bradley Baker, Steve Blum, Nika Futterman. The film is directed by Graham Annable, Anthony Stacchi.

Sources: Apple

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Comments (6)

  1. Diaigma

    Well, that was subtle ... looks like their taking the studio to a whole new level. I'm sure I'll "Laika" this movie :P

    2 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  2. skywise

    Looks great

    2 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  3. Raoul Duke

    Could be fun.

    2 years agoby @raoulduke33Flag

  4. Celestialforthcoming

    Laika? I'm There!!!!!

    2 years agoby @CelestialforthcomingFlag

  5. Mr.K

    2014!?!? Goddamn it! I wanna see this so badly.

    2 years agoby @mr-kFlag

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