LAIKA Missing Link

Laika, the studio behind Coraline and Kubo and the Two Strings, has released the Missing Link trailer for its highly anticipated fifth feature film. The acclaimed animation studio adds its trademark dark whimsy to the stop-motion animated fantasy following an investigator of myths and monsters.

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LAIKA Missing Link

Before San Diego Comic-Con truly kicked off, the folks at LAIKA were treating San Diego to a new exhibition showcasing the incredibly hard work that goes into creating their stop-motion animated films like Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls, and Kubo and the Two Strings. Now LAIKA is busy preparing their next movie, Missing Link, and their Comic-Con installation provided us with a fascinating new development of how they’re animating their characters to give them a bit more life. Read More »

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Update 6/28/2018: Today, Laika announced that Missing Link will be released in theaters by U.S. distributor Annapurna Pictures on Friday, April 19, 2019. Our original article from May 8 follows:

Laika, the critically acclaimed animation studio behind hits like Coraline and Kubo and the Two Strings, has announced the release date for its next highly anticipated film. Laika’s fifth film is Missing Link, an adventure movie about an investigator of mythical creatures who embarks on a journey to find the legendary “missing link” to mankind’s primitive ancestry.

At the Cannes Film Festival, Laika announced the full star-studded cast led by Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana, and Zach Galifianakis, with Stephen Fry and Emma Thompson becoming the latest prolific actors to join the ensemble.

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