Four stars of Tim Burton’s previous films will once again be working with the man on “Frankenweenie”, his upcoming stop motion animated feature for Disney Pictures reports Deadline.
Based on the 1984 comedic horror short Burton made as a student, the story tells of a man who brings his dog back to life after it is killed by a car. The stop-motion animation film will be shot in black and white 3-D.
Winona Ryder will play Elsa while Martin Landau as Mr. Rzykruski. Martin Short will play several roles including Bob, Nassor, Toshiaki, Victor’s Dad and Mr. Bergermeister. Catherine O’Hara also voices several parts including Edgar, Weird Girl, Victor’s Mom, and Gym Teacher.
John August adapted the script and the film is currently slated for a March 9th 2012 release.