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Laika Sets ‘The Night Gardener,’ Directed by Travis Knight, as Next Movie

Laika has revealed that its next stop-motion animated release will be The Night Gardener, helmed by CEO Travis Knight — who previously directed Laika’s Kubo and the Two Strings and Paramount’s Bumblebee — and made in conjunction with Bill Dubuque, creator of Netflix series Ozark, who wrote the original screenplay. The Night Gardener is described as a gritty neo-noir folktale centered on a young man in rural Missouri fighting to keep his family together in the wake of a tragedy.More from The Hollywood Reporter'Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret' Star Rachel McAdams Says Classic Story Remains Relevant and Funny'Avatar 2' Footage Astonishes Audience...
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Laika’s Travis Knight To Direct Stop-Motion Film ‘The Night Gardener’ Written By ‘Ozark’s Bill Dubuque

Click here to read the full article. Laika’s CEO and President Travis Knight (Kubo and the Two Strings) is gearing up to direct the stop-motion animated feature The Night Gardener, written by Ozark co-creator Bill Dubuque, for his storied Hillsboro, Oregon studio. (Check out a film still unveiled by Laika below.) The film based on Dubuque’s original idea is billed as a gritty neo-noir folktale centered on a young man in rural Missouri, who’s fighting to keep his family together in the wake of a tragedy. Pic will paint an unflinching portrait of sacrifice, self-reliance and revenge. News of the new...
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LAIKA announces next animated feature Wildwood from director Travis Knight

LAIKA, the studio behind Coraline, Kubo and the Two Strings, and Missing Link, has announced its next animated feature Wildwood, which is based on the bestselling novel written by Colin Meloy, lead singer and songwriter for The Decemberists, and illustrated by artist Carson Ellis. Here’s an official first look image from the animation studio…
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Sixth Laika Stop-Motion Movie, WILDWOOD To Be Directed by Travis Knight

LAIKA’s next animated feature film is “Wildwood”, based on the bestselling novel written by Colin Meloy, lead singer and songwriter for The Decemberists, and illustrated by artist Carson Ellis. The announcement was made today by Travis Knight, President & CEO of the award-winning animation studio, who will direct the film. Wildwood is currently in production at LAIKA’s facility outside Portland, Oregon.
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Travis Knight Directing LAIKA’s Next Movie, ‘Wildwood’

Portland studio LAIKA announced that its next stop-motion and CG hybrid animated feature film release will be Wildwood, based on the bestselling novel written by Colin Meloy, which the company optioned in 2011. Travis Knight, the Academy Award-nominated director of Kubo and the Two Strings and LAIKA’s president/CEO, is helming the movie, which is currently in production. Six-time Oscar nominated cinematographer Caleb Deschanel (Fly Away Home, The Patriot) is serving as director of photography. Based on the book written by Meloy, the lead singer and songwriter for The Decemberists, and illustrated by Carson Ellis, Wildwood is a Portland-set story that follows Prue McKeel, who enters...
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LAIKA Announces Wildwood – Based on the Novel by The Decemberists’ Colin Meloy – As the Award-Winning Studio’s Next Animated Film, Directed by Travis Knight

(Victor Valley)– LAIKA’s next animated feature film is Wildwood, based on the bestselling novel written by Colin Meloy, lead singer and songwriter for The Decemberists, and illustrated by artist Carson Ellis. The announcement was made today by Travis Knight, President & CEO of the award-winning animation studio, who will direct the film. Wildwood is currently in production at LAIKA’s facility outside Portland, Oregon.
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Travis Knight Returning To Laika For Stop-Motion Animation Wildwood

While the most recent news from ace animation team Laika was a planned live-action novel adaptation, it's reassuring to know that the company is not abandoning the world of stop-motion. And company boss/occasional director Travis Knight (who appeared to be switching more towards live-action filmmaking of his own) is also back on board for the new animation, adapting Colin Meloy's novel Wildwood.
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‘Uprising’: ‘Bumblebee’ Director Travis Knight To Tackle The New Vampire Thriller For Netflix

Back in 2019, everything was lining up for filmmaker Travis Knight to catapult from his “Bumblebee” success to tackle the long-awaited film adaptation of the “Uncharted” video game franchise. But as happened quite a few times with that film, “Uncharted” was delayed and Knight had to depart the project. Since then, the filmmaker has been on the hunt for his next feature, and it appears that he’s found it at Netflix with “Uprising.”
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‘Uprising’: Travis Knight To Direct Vampire Action-Thriller At Netflix

It’s been a few years since Laika president Travis Knight branched off from animation to direct Bumblebee, scoring arguably the most popular movie in that long-running franchise. While he was attached to direct Uncharted for a while, delays caused him to drop out, and now Knight has finally landed on his next project, a vampire thriller set up at Netflix.
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'Bumblebee's Travis Knight to Direct Vampire Movie 'Uprising' for Netflix

Bumblebee helmer Travis Knight has signed on to direct the vampire movie Uprising for Netflix and Shawn Levy's 21 Laps banner. Based on Raymond Villareal's book A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising, the action-thriller takes place in the midst of a global pandemic as a virus starts turning people into vampires. The story finds CIA agent Lauren Webb racing against time to uncover the truth behind a growing uprising that threatens to wipe out all of humanity.
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Kubo and the Two Strings Director Travis Knight to Helm Netflix's Uprising

Netflix and 21 laps will be adapting Raymond Villareal's book "A People's History of the Vampire Uprising". Travis Knight, who directed the Oscar-nominated "Kubo and the Two Strings", has signed on to direct. Titled "Uprising", the film will follow the story of a global outbreak that turns people into vampires....
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