Two family films are getting the re-release treatment thanks to Laika Studios and Shout! Factory, Coraline and The BoxTrolls! Each re-release will include special bonus features. In celebration of the 15th anniversary of the film's release, Coraline is headed back to theaters for one night only thanks to Fathom Events. Learn more about the Coraline Blu-ray & DVD combo pack and find out when the film is back in theaters!
Coraline to be Re-Released on Blu-ray & DVD Combo Pack + Headed to Theaters for One Night Only
Four groundbreaking and critically-acclaimed films will receive new high-definition releases this fall when Coraline (LAIKA Studios Edition) and The Boxtrolls (LAIKA Studios Edition) are released on August 31, and ParaNorman (LAIKA Studios Edition) and Kubo and the Two Strings (LAIKA Studios Edition) are released on September 14 by lauded animation studio LAIKA and multi-platform entertainment distributor Shout! Factory.
The Blu-ray+DVD combos are loaded with exciting new special features, including “Inside LAIKA interviews with the studio’s animation team”, Never-Before-Seen Animation Test Footage, and Feature-Length Storyboards for each of the films.
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Fun fact: All four films were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Film!!
Coraline Back in Theaters for One Night Only
Fathom Events, alongside LAIKA, Shout! Factory, and Park Circus, have announced that they are bringing fan favorites Coraline and ParaNorman back to theaters to celebrate the 15th anniversary of LAIKA Studios.
The two titles will be presented in their entirety and will feature exclusive bonus content that reveals the unique creative process behind LAIKA’s extraordinary films.
Coraline will head back to theaters for ONE DAY ONLY on Tuesday, August 24 and will have showings at 3:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. (local time). Tickets can be purchased at www.FathomEvents.com and participating theater box offices.
ParaNorman will head back to theaters FOR ONE DAY ONLY on Tuesday, November 16 at 3:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. (local time). Tickets can be purchased starting Friday, August 13.
For a complete list of theater locations, visit the Fathom Events website (participating theaters are subject to change).
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Coraline Blu-ray & DVD Combo Pack in Stores August 31st
From Henry Selick (The Nightmare Before Christmas, James and the Giant Peach) and based on the novella of the same name by author Neil Gaiman (Sandman), Coraline is a wondrous, thrilling, fun and suspenseful adventure and the first stop motion animated film ever to be conceived and photographed in stereoscopic 3-D, unlike anything moviegoers had ever experienced before.
Coraline | Film Synopsis
A young girl walks through a secret door in her new home and discovers an alternate version of her life. On the surface, this parallel reality is eerily similar to her real life – only much better. But when this wondrously off-kilter, fantastical adventure turns dangerous and her counterfeit parents try to keep her forever, Coraline must count on her resourcefulness, determination, and bravery to save her family and get back home.
Coraline | Voice Cast
Coraline | Blu-ray & DVD Combo Pack Bonus Features
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Also being re-released on Blu-ray and DVD combo pack is The Boxtrolls starring Ben Kingsley, Issac Hempstead, and Elle Fanning The Boxtrolls is about four monsters who crawl out of the sewers at night and steal what the townspeople hold dearest; their children and their cheeses. You can purchase The Boxtrolls on Blu-ray and DVD combo pack on August 31st.
Fueled by the vision of its President & CEO Travis Knight, the animation studio LAIKA was founded in 2005. Located just outside of Portland, Oregon, LAIKA was awarded a Scientific and Technology Oscar® plaque in 2016 for its innovation in 3D printing. All of LAIKA’s five films: Coraline (2009), ParaNorman (2012), The Boxtrolls (2014), Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) and Missing Link (2019) were nominated for the Academy Award® for Outstanding Animated Feature. Kubo and the Two Strings also won the BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film and received an additional Oscar® nomination for Visual Effects. Missing Link was awarded the Golden Globe® as Best Animated Film. @laikastudios
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Shout! Factory, LLC is a leading multi-platform media company devoted to film and TV distribution, development, and production, as well as the preservation and revitalization of the very best in pop-culture entertainment. Founded by Richard Foos, Bob Emmer, and Garson Foos in 2003, Shout! owns and manages a large portfolio of films, contemporary and classic TV series, animation, and documentaries. The company’s creative acquisition mandate has established it as a leading independent distributor, with partners and properties including GKIDS, Sesame Street, The Carol Burnett Show, The Johnny Carson Show, IFC Films, Stephen J. Cannell Productions, ITV Studios, Major League Baseball Productions, and many others. Shout! Factory Kids focuses on live-action and animated kids and family properties as well as anime, and the company releases films and television shows in other genres under the Scream Factory and Shout Select imprints. Shout! develops, acquires and distributes new films via Shout! Studios, owns and operates libraries including Mystery Science Theater 3000 (in partnership with creator Joel Hodgson) and the Roger Corman New Horizon Pictures Library, and operates the acclaimed streaming service Shout! Factory TV. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.
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