VIDEO INTERVIEWS: The Cast And Directors Of PARANORMAN Talk With AMC Plus Final Trailer!

By AMC August 15, 2012

As those who have watched or listened to this week’s AMC For Your Consideration Podcast know, I am a huge fan of the upcoming stop-motion animation zombie comedy from Focus Features: “ParaNorman”.

The film opens this Friday and it’s not one you are going to want to miss so make sure to purchase your tickets HERE.

We had the opportunity to sit down with co-directors Chris Butler and Sam Fell as well as two of the stars of the voice cast, Kodi Smit-McPhee (ParaNorman himself) and the hilarious and lovely Leslie Mann (who voices Norman’s mom Sandra in the film), to talk about the unique blend of humor, heart and fun-filled horror that is “ParaNorman”.

Take a look at the video interviews below.

Leslie Mann Talks “ParaNorman”:

Directors Chris Butler and Sam Fell Talk “ParaNorman”:

Kodi Smit-McPhee Talks “ParaNorman”:

Meanwhile, the final trailer for the animated adventure has been released. Take a look below!


The new 3D stop-motion comedy thriller from animation company LAIKA, reteaming the company with Focus Features after the groundbreaking Academy Award-nominated "Coraline." "ParaNorman" is, following "Coraline," the company's second stop-motion animated feature to be made in 3D. 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, 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.

Sam Fell and Chris Butler direct a cast that includes Casey Affleck, Tempestt Bledsoe, Alex Borstein, Jodelle Ferland, John Goodman, Bernard Hill, Anna Kendrick, Leslie Mann, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Kodi Smit-McPhee and Elaine Stritch from a script by Chris Butler.

Purchase your tickets for "ParaNorman" HERE.

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