Focus Features has released six posters for the stop-motion animation film ParaNorman
starring the voice talents of John Goodman, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck, Jeff Garlin, Leslie Mann
and Broadway legend Elaine Stritch
. Chris Butler, who was the storyboard supervisor on the amazing Coraline
, co-writes and directs this new feature.
In “ParaNorman,” a small town comes under siege by zombies. Who can it call? Only misunderstood local boy Norman (voiced by Kodi Smit-McPhee), who is able to speak with the dead. In addition to the zombies, he’ll have to take on ghosts, witches and, worst, of all, moronic grown-ups, to save his town from a centuries-old curse. But this young ghoul whisperer may find his paranormal activities pushed to their otherworldly limits.
also directing 3D stop-motion comedy thriller.
ParaNorman arrives in theaters on August 17th, 2012.