Shocker! Elfman to Score Burton Film

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Ah, but which one will it be?

Danny Elfman is set to score the upcoming family flick Frankenweenie, the latest from director Tim Burton.

The stop-motion animated film – based on Burton’s short film of the same name – features the vocal work of Winona Ryder, Martin Landau, Martin Short and Catherine O’Hara.

It’s set to open in 3D on October 5, 2012 and is a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. 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.

Source: FilmMusicReporter.com