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February 15, 2011

Details of Tim Burton's 'Frankenweenie' unveiled

Disney release plot points for black and white movie

Details of Tim Burton's 'Frankenweenie' unveiled

Tim Burton

Plot details for Tim Burton’s new film Frankenweenie have been released by Disney. The full-length feature will be based on Burton’s short film of the same name from 1984. Scroll down and click below to watch it.

According to the synopsis details released, Frankenweenie tells the story of young Victor, who attempts to bring his dog Sparky back to life through scientific experimentation. Succeeding, the dog is revealed to the world – with disastrous results.

The film will be shot in black and white then rendered in 3D. Disney chiefs said in a statement: "This will elevate the classic style to a whole new experience." Over 200 puppets and sets have been crafted for the stop-motion film.

Winona Ryder, Catherine O’Hara, Martin Short and Martin Landau will all be lending their voices to the production.


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