Stop animation is undergoing a mini-renaissance of late, with the likes of Aardman’s Early Man and Wes Anderson’s magical Isle of Dogs. We can also add the upcoming Missing Link to that list.
From Laika, the people behind Coraline, ParaNorman and the most wonderful Kubo and the Two Strings, Missing Link is the tale of Mr Link, a living remnant of man’s primitive ancestry. He’s quite happy to be discovered by self-ascribed myths and monsters expert Sir Lionel Frost, and sets off on an adventure to find his rellies.
The voice cast that’s been assembled is rather impressive. Zach Galifianakis gives voice to Mr Link, while Hugh Jackman, Emma Thompson, Timothy Olyphant, Zoe Saldana, Amrita Acharia, Stephen Fry, Matt Lucas and David Walliams all lend their tonsils – or the hole where they once were should they have been removed at some point, we guess.
Missing Link is currently set for an Australian cinema release on April 11, 2019. Here’s our latest look at it: