bruno-coulaisBruno Coulais is reteaming with director Henry Selick (Nightmare Before Christmas, James and the Giant Peach) on his upcoming stop-motion animated filmĀ The Shadow King. The film features the voice talent of Brendan Gleeson, Catherine O’Hara, Pamela Adlon, Jeffrey Tambor & Jaden Betts and follows a nine-year-old New York orphan who hides his fantastically weird hands with long fingers from a cruel world. When a living shadow girl teaches him to make amazing hand shadows that come to life, his hands become incredible weapons in a shadow war against a ravenous monster bent on killing his brother and ultimately destroying New York. Selick is writing and directing the project and Josh Penn (Beasts of the Southern Wild) is producing. Coulais has previously scored the director’s Academy Award-nominated animated film Coraline. No word yet on a release date yet for The Shadow King.