Taglines: The quest begins.
The story is set in ancient Japan, where a young boy named Kubo cares for his mother in a village. A spirit from the past turns Kubo’s life upside down by re-igniting an age-old vendetta. This causes all sorts of havoc as gods and monsters chase Kubo who, in order to survive, must locate a magical suit of armor once worn by his late father, a legendary Samurai warrior.
Kubo and the Two Strings is an American 3D stop-motion fantasy action-comedy film produced by Laika for Focus Features. It is being directed by Travis Knight and written by Marc Haimes and Chris Butler. The film stars Art Parkinson, Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Rooney Mara, Ralph Fiennes and George Takei. The film is set for an August 19, 2016 release.
Kubo and the Two Strings
Oirected by: Travis Knight
Starring: Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara, Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes, Art Parkinson, Minae Noji, Brenda Vaccaro, Laura Miro
Screenplay by: Marc Haimes, Chris Butler
Film Editing by: Christopher Murrie
Special Effects by: Patrick Weinberg
Music by: Dario Marianelli
MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements, scary images, action and peril.
Studio: Focus Features
Release Date: August 19, 2016