The world may be waiting for the dark brood of THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, but before the first trailer for that film hits, it is time for something considerably more charming and lighter.
Thanks to both Apple and The Guardian (via The Playlist), two, count them two trailers for the upcoming Aardman animation film, THE PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS have hit, and it looks to be one hell of a fun and light-hearted romp on the open sea.
Boasting a voice cast including Hugh Grant, David Tennant, Imelda Staunton, Martin Freeman, and Jeremy Piven, PIRATES looks like a really charming bit of animation from a studio that doesn’t really know how to make anything else. Best known for the WALLACE & GROMIT pictures, Aardman Animation are easily one of the biggest names in animation, and this looks to be one of their most entertaining pictures yet. (more...)