Walt Disney Pictures have released the first trailer for Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie. The stop-motion animated movie follows young Victor as he conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences. Burton originally came up with the idea for Frankenweenie in the early 80′s, he envisioned it as a full-length, stop-motion animated film. Winona Ryder, Martin Short, Catherine O’Hara, Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan & Atticus Shaffer lend to their voices to the movie which arrives October 5th in 3D & 2D. Hit the jump for the details.
Synopsis: "From creative genius Tim Burton (“Alice in Wonderland,” The Nightmare Before Christmas”) comes “Frankenweenie,” a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life—with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor’s fellow students, teachers and the entire town all learn that getting a new “leash on life” can be monstrous."