Laika's "Kubo and the Two Strings" - Trailer & Character Posters

“If you must blink, DO IT NOW.” Watch the brand new exclusive trailer for the epic action-adventure Kubo and the Two Strings coming to theaters this August.

Posted by Kubo and the Two Strings on Wednesday, January 27, 2016

“If you must blink, DO IT NOW.” Witness the awesomeness that which is the trailer for LAIKA's upcoming stop-motion epic action-adventure "Kubo and the Two Strings" - coming to theaters this August. Meet our hero "Kubo" (voiced by Art Parkinson), his fierce sworn protector "Monkey" (voiced by Charlize Theron) and "Beetle" (voiced by Matthew McConaughey), a brave warrior with a major memory issue. All three are picture in their own character posters featured below!

Additional voices include Rooney Mara as "the Sisters", Ralph Fiennes as the "Moon King", and George Takei as "Hosato". Directed by Travis Knight, with production company Laika, and distributed by Focus Features, "Kubo and the Two Strings" premieres August 19th, 2016 in the United States.

PLOT: "The story is set in ancient Japan, where a young boy named Kubo cares for his mother in a village. A spirit from the past turns Kubo's life upside down by re-igniting an age-old vendetta. This causes all sorts of havoc as gods and monsters chase Kubo who, in order to survive, must locate a magical suit of armor once worn by his late father, a legendary Samurai warrior." (Wiki)