LAIKA Announces Wildwood – Based On The Novel By The Decemberists’ Colin Meloy – As The Award-winning Studio’s Next Animated Film

LAIKA’s next animated feature film is Wildwood, based on the bestselling novel written by Colin Meloy, lead singer and songwriter for The Decemberists, and illustrated by artist Carson Ellis. The announcement was made today by Travis Knight, President & CEO of the award-winning animation studio, who will direct the film. Wildwood is currently in productionContinue reading “LAIKA Announces Wildwood – Based On The Novel By The Decemberists’ Colin Meloy – As The Award-winning Studio’s Next Animated Film”

Animation Studio LAIKA Expands Into Live Action; Acquires Rights To John Brownlow’s Debut Action Thriller Novel Seventeen

LAIKA, known for the Academy Award-nominated animated films Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls, Kubo and the Two Strings and Missing Link, is expanding into live action. The studio has optioned Seventeen, the upcoming first novel by acclaimed screenwriter John Brownlow (The Minaturist, Sylvia).   Currently in production on its sixth animated feature film, LAIKA secured theContinue reading “Animation Studio LAIKA Expands Into Live Action; Acquires Rights To John Brownlow’s Debut Action Thriller Novel Seventeen”

LAIKA’s Missing Link Arriving On Digital July 9 and Blu-ray July 23

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment presents Missing Link, arriving on Digital July 9 and Blu-ray and DVD July 23. Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana and Zach Galifianakis lead an all-star voice cast in this globetrotting adventure from LAIKA, the makers of Coraline and Kubo and the Two Strings.  Hugh Jackman is Sir Lionel Frost, a braveContinue reading “LAIKA’s Missing Link Arriving On Digital July 9 and Blu-ray July 23”

The Art of Missing Link Book

From LAIKA, the animation studio behind the Oscar-nominated Kubo and the Two Strings, get ready for Missing Link: a stunning, epic, raucous stop-motion comedy. Featuring concept art from the film’s creation—including sketches, storyboards, character designs, and much more—illuminated by in-depth interviews with the film’s creative team, The Art of Missing Link due on April 9,Continue reading “The Art of Missing Link Book”

Watch The New Missing Link Trailer

Annapurna Pictures and LAIKA have released the all-new Missing Link trailer! The animated film stars Hugh Jackman (The Greatest Showman) as Sir Lionel Frost, Zoe Saldana (Guardians of the Galaxy) as Adelina Fortnight and Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover) as the lovable titular monster. In the film, Zach Galifianakis is Mr. Link: the slightly silly, surprisinglyContinue reading “Watch The New Missing Link Trailer”

Watch LAIKA’s Missing Link Trailer

LAIKA has released the trailer for Missing Link starring Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana, Zach Galifianakis, and Emma Thompson. This April, meet Mr. Link: 8 feet tall, 630 lbs, and covered in fur, but don’t let his appearance fool you… he is funny, sweet, and adorably literal, making him the world’s most lovable legend at theContinue reading “Watch LAIKA’s Missing Link Trailer”

LAIKA’s Fifth Film Is Missing Link

LAIKA, the animation studio behind the Academy Award nominated Kubo and the Two Strings, The Boxtrolls, ParaNorman, and Coraline, announces its fifth and most ambitious film to date: Missing Link.  The title, U.S. release date (Spring, 2019) and complete cast details were revealed by LAIKA President & CEO Travis Knight as he prepares to meetContinue reading “LAIKA’s Fifth Film Is Missing Link”

Kubo and The Two Strings Trailer

LAIKA and Focus Features released the Kubo and the Two Strings trailer today. Kubo and the Two Strings marks the feature film directorial debut of Travis Knight, an Annie Award-winning animator and the head of LAIKA. The new movie, from an original screenplay by Marc Haimes and Chris Butler (ParaNorman) offers a sweeping, swashbuckling adventureContinue reading “Kubo and The Two Strings Trailer”

The Boxtrolls Trailer

An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Arichibald Snatcher.  From the hands that made Coraline and ParaNorman. Watch the new trailer for The Boxtrolls. The film from Laika Studios is coming to theatersContinue reading “The Boxtrolls Trailer”

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