Focus Features has released a new behind-the-scenes trailer for the upcoming LAIKA animated feature film, The Boxtrolls. Th film is a 3D stop-motion/CG hybrid that is scheduled to hit theaters next September in 2014.
The film has quite a voice-cast behind it, featuring the talents of Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Elle Fanning, Jared Harris, Toni Collette, Tracy Morgan and others. You can watch the official BTS video above, the film was directed by Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi, written by Irena Brignull (screenplay), and Adam Pava. The film centers around a young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors. Soon he will have to help save his friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children’s novel ‘Here Be Monsters’ by Alan Snow.