On its second weekend “Missing Link” increased its screen count from 3,413 to 3,437.
Laika’s latest opened in 9th place, recording one of the most disastrous wide launches ever for an animated feature.
Can Laika’s “Missing Link” break out at the box office?
Animating fur in “Missing Link” required a combination of old-fashioned craftsmanship and tech-savvy vfx.
“What we do at Laika is to take this style of filmmaking, which is…about artists using their hands to bring something to life, and blend that with technologies,” says Laika president Travis Knight.
The first of the studio’s films that doesn’t star a child, “Missing Link” pushes Laika in a more mature direction.
Zach Galifianakis is Mr. Link in Laika’s upcoming film, set for 2019 release.
Laika is teasing some new details about its fifth stop motion feature.
Will Laika score big with “Kubo and the Two Strings”?
Laika’s fourth film, “Kubo and the Two Strings,” is an honest-to-goodness action-adventure film set in a mythic Japan.
The LA Times conducted an hour-loung roundtable with the directors of five recent animated features: Mark Andrews…