From Variety February 4, 2013

Henry Selick has revived stop-motion project "The Shadow King," bringing on "Beasts of the Southern Wild" producer Josh Penn and taking the project to the European Film Market in Berlin.
K5 International is repping the international rights and plans to show footage to buyers at Berlin.

"The Shadow King," directed by Selick from his own script, centers on a nine-year-old New York orphan who hides his strange hands with long fingers from a cruel world. When's he's taught how to make amazing hand shadows that come to life, his hands become weapons in a shadow war against a monster bent on killing his brother and ultimately destroying New York.

Disney announced in August that it was pulling the plug on production on the film, which had scheduled for release Oct. 4 of this year, meaning that Selick was able to shop the property to another studio. At that point, the pic had been in production since 2011 but Disney had not hired thesps to voice characters or revealed any artwork.

"K5 is the perfect presenter for 'The Shadow King,'" Selick said. "They appreciate the film's exciting blend of the fantastic and personal with its mix of humor, scares, and moments of sweetness. We can't wait to get back into production."

Selick helmed stop-motion hits "Coraline," "James and the Giant Peach," and Disney's "The Nightmare Before Christmas," produced by Tim Burton.

"Henry Selick is the best in the business.," said K5's Carl Clifton. "His films are all instant classics and they delight family audiences all over the world over and over again."

Penn and producing partners Dan Janvey and Michael Gottwald are up for the Best Picture Oscar for "Beasts of the Southern Wild." It was the first producing credit for all three.

http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118065661/

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Strider, I thought Elfman did the score?

D'oh - my bad!! 

Ironically, just today my Visual Companion book came in and paging through it I saw the Elfmeister sitting in front of a keyboard with headphones on.. I facepalmed immediately and I just KNEW by the time I got back here somebody would have already called me on it. I didn't realize he did the score - but hey, he did an amazing job on it huh? 

Ok, so as Meatloaf said, 2 out of 3 ain't bad! 

I wasn't sure why Elfman was listed as an apparent undesirable in the earlier post. Haven't seen Frankenweenie yet, so I haven't heard his score.  But I've not been disappointed in his scores.  Sometimes not enraptured, but definitely not disappointed.

Not undesirable I think, merely, if in company with Burton's other regulars, an indication of being stuck in a rut, however fine it might be in that trench.
I don't mind that - I don't think Jeunet (Delicatessen, City of Lost Children, Amelie, Les Micmacs) ever makes a film without finding a role for Dominique Pinon in it, but I look forward to each of his films and I kind of like his loyalty. Likewise, I'm cool with Depp and Mrs Burton, you could do worse.

^^ Yeah, pretty much what Nick said. 

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