An ordinary family becomes a Monster Family in director Holger Tappe’s animated adventure film, now Available exclusively on DIRECTV before it hits theaters February 9.
Watch a clip over on Collider and check out the film’s official trailer below!
Based on David Safier’s best-selling novel, with a script by Catharina Junk and Safier, Monster Family is “a family adventure that follows the very much unhappy Wishbone clan – under pressure and constantly at each other’s throats.”
“The Wishbone family is far from happy. With a struggling bookshop, an overworked husband and 2 misunderstood teenagers, Emma is at her wit’s end trying to be the perfect mom. After dragging her family to a costume party on Halloween night, they are cursed by an evil witch and transformed into a Vampire, Mummy, Werewolf and Frankenstein’s monster.
Now Emma will fight to keep her Monster Family together and uncover the secret of their curse… eventually leading them to the Prince of Darkness himself, Dracula!”
The voice cast includes Emily Watson, Nick Frost, Jessica Brown Findlay, Celia Imrie, Catherine Tate, and Jason Isaacs.