Final Trailer For ParaNorman Reveals the Curse
08.16.12 by Ryan
This weekend, Focus Features will release the 3-D, stop-motion animated movie ParaNorman, which follows a boy named Norman Babcock (voiced by Let Me In's Kodi Smit-McPhee) who has the ability to speak to the dead. Norman is forced into saving his small Massachusetts town after it falls under siege from the undead due to a centuries-old curse. So what exactly is said curse? The movie's final trailer exposes the mystery behind it, which apparently involves a witch, who unleashes not only the undead, but ghosts and ghouls as well. The entire mystery is unveiled by Mr. Prenderghast (voiced by John Goodman), the town crazy, who reveals to Norman the various threats that await him.
Directed by Sam Fell (The Tale of Despereaux) and screenwriter Chris Butler, ParaNorman is the follow-up to animation studio LAIKA's 2009 family fantasy hit Coraline. the voice cast includes Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck,Tempestt Bledsoe, Jeff Garlin and Leslie Mann.