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Sony Releases ‘The Pirates! Band of Misfits’ Featurette

Featurette showcasing Aardman Animation’s work on the forthcoming The Pirates! Band Of Misfits, starring Hugh Grant.

Sony released a new behind-the-scenes featurette for Aardman Animation’s forthcoming animated feature, The Pirates! Band of Misfits. The featurette showcases the stunning work from the people at Aardman, while revealing how difficult it is to put together a stop-motion film of this size. The Pirates! Band of Misfits is Aardman’s first 3D stop-motion film, and Peter Lord’s first film as a director since Chicken Run. The film features the voices of Hugh Grant, Martin Freeman, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, David Tennant, Brendan Gleeson, Russell Tovey, Ashley Jensen, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven, Brian Blessed, Lenny Henry, and Imelda Staunton.

Get a behind-the-scenes peek at the making of this stop-motion animated adventure epic:

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Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.