Release Date: 2012-10-05
Distributors: Walt Disney Pictures
Directors: Tim Burton
Film Genre(s): Animation, 3D
SYNOPSISThis is a feature-length adaptation of the live-action short film Burton directed in 1984 about a pet dog brought back to life by his loyal owner. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life—with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor’s fellow students, teachers and the entire town all learn that getting a new “leash on life” can be monstrous.
- Variety reports that Tim Burton is teaming up with Disney to direct the 3-D project. - 2007-11-16
- Deadline reports that Winona Ryder, Martin Landau, Martin Short and Catherine O'Hara have been cast to do vocal work (Short and O'Hara will do five voices each, Ryder will voice the character Elsa, while Landau will play Mr. Rzykruski. - 2010-09-20