I am so excited that I get to participate in the LA Kubo and the Two Strings Press Junket! If you haven’t read my posts about my set visit you have to! This movie is so fascinating with the way it was created and the technology that went behind the making of the movie! NOW I get to interview the cast!
We get to interview MATTHEW McConaughey, Charlize Theron, and Travis Knight! Did you read that last sentence?! I can’t believe it! I am so excited to screen the movie and learn about their character and how they relate and so much more! What three amazing and talented individuals!
For me the hardest party of screening the movie, is trying not to figure out how things were created with stop motion. Since I have been on set, I am going to need to screen it JUST for the story and then later dream about the technology and animation!
I interviewed Travis Knight on set and actually just published that post today! He is so smart and talented!
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About Kubo and the Two Strings in theaters August 19, 2016
Kubo and the Two Strings is an epic action-adventure set in a fantastical Japan from acclaimed animation studio LAIKA. Clever, kindhearted Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson of “Game of Thrones”) ekes out a humble living, telling stories to the people of his seaside town including Hosato (George Takei), Akihiro (Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa), and Kameyo (Academy Award nominee Brenda Vaccaro). But his relatively quiet existence is shattered when he accidentally summons a spirit from his past which storms down from the heavens to enforce an age-old vendetta. Now on the run, Kubo joins forces with Monkey (Academy Award winner Charlize Theron) and Beetle (Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey), and sets out on a thrilling quest to save his family and solve the mystery of his fallen father, the greatest samurai warrior the world has ever known. With the help of his shamisen – a magical musical instrument – Kubo must battle gods and monsters, including the vengeful Moon King (Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes) and the evil twin Sisters (Academy Award nominee Rooney Mara), to unlock the secret of his legacy, reunite his family, and fulfill his heroic destiny.
Director: Travis Knight
Writers: Marc Haimes and Chris Butler (“ParaNorman”)
Voice Cast: Art Parkinson, Charlize Theron, Ralph Fiennes, Rooney Mara, George Takei, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Brenda Vaccaro, and Matthew McConaughey
Watch the newest trailer below: