June 05, 2006


This stop-motion animated feature with CG effects has been adapted by LAIKA supervising director Henry Selick from Neil Gaiman's international best-selling children's book Coraline. Mr. Selick is directing the film, and LAIKA Entertainment's director of story Mike Cachuela is co-director of the feature. It's currently in production at LAIKA's Portland animation studio. The music group They Might Be Giants will provide songs for the film.

In Coraline, a young girl walks through a secret door in her new home and discovers an alternate version of her life. On the surface, this parallel reality is eerily similar to her real life -- only much better. But when this wondrously off-kilter, fantastical adventure turns dangerous and her counterfeit parents try to keep her forever, Coraline must count on her resourcefulness, determination, and bravery to get back home.

Thanks to the success of Corpse Bride and W&G, we'll hopefully get to see more great stop-motion films.

Coraline is scheduled to be released in early 2007.


Gillian said...

very cool!!

Stephanie N said...

I LOVED that book. It was awesome. :) I can't wait. :)