Henry Selick‘s stop-motion animation Shademaker hit a massive roadblock last year when Disney backed out of the project, but happily it turned out not to be dead so much as stalled. K5 International got things going again this week when it decided to back the project (now titled The Shadow King) and bring it to [...]
The filmmakers have brought on actors Pamela Adlon, Jeffrey Tambor, and Catherine O'Hara for this salvaged stop-motion adventure. [...]
Just the other day it was announced that The Nightmare Before Christmas director Henry Selick would be taking his stop-motion animated The Shadow King to the EFM to get the project financed. Website Bleeding Cool not only scored the Berlin sales poster, but also learned of the film’s voice cast: Jaden Betts as Hap; Pamela [...]
Just yesterday we learned that director Henry Selick's (The Nightmare Before Christmas, Coraline) seemingly dead stop-motion animation project The Shadow King had finally found new life with backing from a company called K5 International. Show More Summary
Following yesterday's announcement that they'll be producing Henry Selick's next stop motion feature film, The Shadow King, K5 International (via Bleeding Cool ) has revealed through their website a first look at the project and theShow More Summary
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Coraline and Nightmare Before Christmas director Henry Selick is a meticulous craftsman with a strong vision, which is not the same thing as “a guy who knocks out work quickly and on corporate deadlines.” Disney recently dumped his latest film project, leaving it homeless and at one point officially dead in the water. Show More Summary
The Nightmare Before Christmas and Coraline director Henry Selick has had quite the roller coaster ride over the past few years. He left Coraline's animation studio Laika back in 2009, headed to Disney to develop some new projects, only...Show More Summary
K5 International is backing 'Coraline' director Henry Selick's new stop-motion film 'The Shadow King', after Disney and Laika passed on the project.
This film about a young boy whose shadow magic can save New York City was put on indefinite hold, and is already partially completed. [...]
Last year we got the disappointing news that Henry Selick‘s next stop-motion animated film had been canceled by Disney. But there’s good news: the film has come back to life, via a new producer and financier. The picture is now called The Shadow King, and it follows a boy who learns to create shadows that [...]
Henry Selick (THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, CORALINE) is resurrecting THE SHADOW KING - a project canned by Disney last Summer. BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD producer Josh Penn is on-board, and plans evidently call for some footage from...Show More Summary
Nightmare Before Christmas‘ Henry Selick has revived stop-motion project The Shadow King, bringing on “Beasts of the Southern Wild” producer Josh Penn and taking the project to the European Film Market in Berlin. The Shadow King, directed by Selick from his own script, “Centers on a nine-year-old New York orphan who hides his strange hands [...]
K5 International will begin pre-selling the animation project, which began life at Disney, to buyers at the European Film Market. read more
Henry Selick, the genius behind THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH and the Oscar® and BAFTA nominated CORALINE, is moving forward with Academy Award nominated producer Josh Penn (BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD) and...Show More Summary
Fans of Henry Selick and his films like Coraline and The Nightmare Before Christmas were dismayed last August when it was revealed that Walt Disney Pictures had elected not to move forward with his then-untitled next feature. Since then,...Show More Summary
Neil Gaiman's 'The Graveyard Book' is becoming a live-action movie, with Ron Howard in talks to direct. It was previously shaping up as a stop-motion project, with Henry Selick (Coraline) directing.
Neil Gaiman's Carnegie and Newberry-winning The Graveyard Book was originally set for an animated film from Henry Selick, who adapted the author's Coraline as well as The Nightmare Before Christmas. Post-Selick, Ron Howard is considering directing the tale as a live-action project. Howard would also oversee a rewrite of the ... More »
As of last spring, The Nightmare Before Christmas director Henry Selick was supposed to be at the helm of a stop-motion animated adaptation of Neil Gaiman's acclaimed The Graveyard Book. However, last summer, in addition to dropping an unknown stop-motion project, Disney also decided to put the adaptation of Gaiman's book on hold as well. Show More Summary