‘Frankenweenie’ to Premiere at Austin’s Fantastic Fest

Tim Burton’s eagerly anticipated feature Frankenweenie will have its world premiere on September 20 at the 2012 Fantastic Festival, held at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas. Featuring a new and diverse line-up of sci fi and fantasy movies and shorts, the festival takes place September 20-27 in Austin.“Tim Burton stands as a titan of modern genre cinema. To world premiere the feature adaptation of his early beloved short is a huge honor for me personally and for the festival in general,” said Fantastic Fest Co-founder & Creative Director Tim League.Presented by Disney, Frankenweenie is directed by Tim Burton, produced by Tim Burton and Allison Abbate, from a screenplay by John August, based on an original idea by Tim Burton. Don Hahn is exec producer. The voice cast includes: Catherine O’Hara, Martin Short, Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan, Atticus Shaffer, Robert Capron, Conchata Ferrell and Winona Ryder.The stop-motion, black-and-white movie will open in U.S. theaters on October 5, 2012. For more info, visit Disney.go.com/frankenweenie.

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