Check out the first, official trailer for “Fantastic Mr. Fox
,” animated film based on the Roald Dahl
book of the same name.
Mr. Fox (George Clooney
) and Mrs. Fox (Meryl Streep
) live an idyllic home life with their son Ash (Jason Schwartzman
) and visiting young nephew Kristopherson (Eric Anderson
). But after 12 years, the bucolic existence proves too much for Mr. Fox’s wild animal instincts and he soon slips back into his old ways as a sneaky chicken thief, landing him and his family in a lot of trouble.
The movie features the voices of George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Wally Wolodarsky,
Eric Anderson, Michael Gambon, Willem Dafoe, Owen Wilson, Jarvis Cocker
and Helen McCrory
. It is produced by Wes Anderson, Scott Rudin
and Allison Abbate
The film will be made using the same stop motion photography technique used in “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and “James and the Giant Peach.”
Before going wide in the U.S, 13th November, “The Fantastic Mr. Fox” will first pay a visit to the 53rd Times BFI London Film Festival
(14 – 29 October 2009) for its first showing.
Fantastic Mr. Fox Trailer: