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Coraline Studio Teams Up with Spider-Verse Producers for Live-Action

Jul 10, 2024 12:00 PM

Laika, the stop-motion studio behind Coraline, is teaming up with Phil Lord and Chris Miller, producers of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, to create a live-action film called Crumble. Written and directed by Brian Duffield, Crumble follows a married couple on a global adventure to break an ancient curse. This collaboration marks Laika's expansion into live-action films while still committing to upcoming stop-motion projects like The Night Gardener. Laika’s president of live-action film and series, Matt Levin, expressed excitement about this new venture and praised the unique storytelling that defines both Laika and Lord Miller's works.

Why is Laika, known for stop-motion animation, making a live-action film?

Laika is diversifying its portfolio to include live-action projects while continuing to produce stop-motion films. This move aims to expand their creative horizons and reach a broader audience.

Laika is renowned for its stop-motion masterpieces, with Coraline being a significant highlight that garnered a cult following. Other notable works include ParaNorman, Kubo and the Two Strings, and Missing Link. Their collaborator, Lord and Miller, have a mix of both live-action and animated successes, including the beloved Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse series.

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Stimpy Stimpy commented on: 2024-07-10 12:18:03
It's super rad to see Laika stepping into live-action with some heavy-hitters like Lord and Miller. This mix of stop-motion prowess and fresh live-action adventures sounds like it's going to deliver some uniquely awesome storytelling vibes
Rolling R!ck Rolling R!ck commented on: 2024-07-10 12:12:03
Laika's foray into live-action with Crumble is a bold move that could potentially blend their signature storytelling flair with a live-action dynamic. Plus, teaming up with the creative minds behind Into the Spider-Verse is a promising step that could result in some seriously unique cinema
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