Some new character images have been released for the upcoming Tim Burton stop-motion flick, Frankenweenie, which will hit theaters on October 5, 2012.
The movie is an adaptation of Burton’s own short live-action movie of the same name, and reunites the director with many talents he’s worked with in the past, including actors Catherine O’Hara, Martin Short, Martin Landau, and Winona Ryder, as well as writer John August.
Continue on below to read a synopsis and check out the new character images from Frankenweenie.
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.