Focus Features has released a teaser trailer for 2016’s A Monster Calls from J. A. Bayona, director of The Orphanage and The Impossible. Based on the award winning children’s fantasy novel, newcomer Lewis MacDougall plays a boy dealing with hardships at home and at school by escaping into fantasy. The film also features Felicity Jones, Sigourney Weaver and Liam Neeson, who narrates the teaser.
A Monster Calls arrives in theaters in October next year.