Netflix has released the official teaser trailer for wendell and wild. Like a movie that uses stop-motion animation, wendell and wild is brought to life by henry selickone of the best filmmakers with experience in that department as a director of movies like the nightmare before christmas Y coralline. Before the arrival of wendell and wild on Netflix next month, you can check out the new trailer below.
directed selick wendell and wild using a script co-written with Oscar-winning filmmaker Jordan Peele (Salt, U.S, Nope). The two also produced the film alongside Ellen Goldsmith-Vein and Win Rosenfeld. Executive producers include Lindsay Williams, Eddie Gamarra, Kamil Oshundara and Ian Cooper.
The film follows a young orphan whose demons are the titular duo voiced by Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key. The official synopsis of wendell and wild read:
From the charmingly wicked minds of Henry Selick and producer Jordan Peele comes Wendell & Wild, an animated story about scheming demon brothers Wendell (Keegan-Michael Key) and Wild (Peele), who enlist the help of tough-minded teen Kat Elliot. with a load of guilt, to summon them to the Land of the Living. But what Kat demands in return leads to a brilliantly bizarre and comedic adventure unlike any other, an animated fantasy that defies the law of life and death, all told through the handcrafted art of stop motion.
Key and Peele lead the Wendell & Wild voice cast
Jordan Peele also voices one of the titular characters as the voice of Wild, and he brought back his old key and peel co-star, Keegan-Michael Key, to co-star as the voice of Wendell. The voice cast for wendell and wild it also includes names like Lyric Ross, Angela Bassett, James Hong, Tamara Smart, Natalie Martinez, Tantoo Cardinal, Igal Naor, Gary Gatewood, Gabrielle Dennis, David Harewood, Maxine Peake, Ramona Young, Sam Zelaya, Seema Virdi and Ving Rhames.
“It’s almost like the relationship you have with your toys when you’re little,” Selick joked of the film’s tone, via Tudum. “You think they’re real and alive, and you imagine them alive and having a conversation.” . That’s the thing about stop motion: somehow that thing exists.”
wendell and wild will first be released in select theaters on October 21, 2022, before becoming widely available on Netflix for streaming beginning October 28, 2022.