WHO’S IN IT?
Hugh Jackman (The Greatest Showman), Zoe Saldana (Guardians of the Galaxy), Timothy Olyphant (Hitman), Emma Thompson (The Children Act), Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover), Stephen Fry (Gosford Park), Matt Lucas (Alice in Wonderland), David Walliams (Dinner for Schmucks), Amrita Acharia (I Am Yours)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Chris Butler (ParaNorman), director, writer; Travis Knight (The Boxtrolls) and Arianne Sutner (Kubo and the Two Strings), producers; Carter Burwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), composer; editor TBA
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Sir Lionel Frost (Jackman) is a brave and dashing adventurer who considers himself a leading expert on myths and monsters. In an effort to convince his small-minded high-society peers that they exist, Frost travels to America’s Pacific Northwest to discover a living remnant of Man’s most primitive ancestor: the Missing Link. He manages to find and befriend such a creature, the intelligent and soulful Mr. Link (Galifanakis) who believes that he’s the last of his species and desperately needs Frost’s help to find any traces of his kind. Together, along with the resourceful Adelina Fortnight (Saldana), they set off on a quest to find the fabled valley of Shangri-La…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Laika’s fifth stop-motion animated feature film promises to be a delightfully silly and undeniably gorgeous treat for the whole family.