Focus Features debuted the trailer for The Boxtrolls, an upcoming American 3D stop motion stop motion comedy-adventure film produced by Laika.
Directed by Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi, based on the novel Here Be Monsters! by Alan Snow.
It stars Ben Kingsley, Simon Pegg, Elle Fanning, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Nick Frost, Richard Ayoade, Tracy Morgan, Toni Collette and Jared Harris.
“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 is currently scheduled to be released on September 26, 2014.
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