Watch: Two Full Trailers for Aardman's Animated 'Arthur Christmas'

October 4, 2011
Source: MSN UK

Arthur Christmas UK Trailer

"Christmas… is not a time for emotion!" Sony Pictures Animation and Aardman have unveiled a new full-length official UK trailer on MSN UK for Arthur Christmas, the new animated holiday adventure starring the voice of James McAvoy as Arthur, Santa's son who uses his father's high-tech operation for an urgent mission of his own. Oh and voicing Santa is Jim Broadbent, with a voice cast also including Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy, Ashley Jensen and Imelda Staunton as Mrs. Santa. This looks like a lot of fun, but it is a very revealing trailer. The message this movie hits home: you can't not have a present from Santa! Have fun.

Watch the full official UK trailer for Aardman's Arthur Christmas, embedded via MSN UK:

Update: In addition to that UK trailer above, the official US version of the trailer, in high def via Yahoo, has also debuted and can be seen directly below. Multiple options, slight differences, if you want to choose!

Watch the new official US trailer for Aardman's Arthur Christmas, embedded via Yahoo:

You can also download this new Arthur Christmas trailer in High Definition on Yahoo

How does Santa deliver all those presents in one night? The answer: Santa's exhilarating, ultra-high-tech operation hidden beneath the North Pole. But this year, Santa's son Arthur has his own top secret mission.

Arthur Christmas is co-directed by effects animator Barry Cook, of Mulan, and Sarah Smith, who also wrote the script and is making her feature directing debut. Oscar nominated writer Peter Baynham who worked on the Bruno and Borat scripts and also wrote the Arthur remake for Russell Brand, helped co-write the script with Smith. Sony is bringing Aardman's Arthur Christmas to theaters November 23rd next Thanksgiving.

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Reader Feedback - 8 Comments


*THIS* Thanksgiving, not next! Can't wait. Aardman always bring the quality.

guest on Oct 4, 2011


Was that a Reindeer in a cone?

Xerxexx on Oct 4, 2011


lovelovelove Aardman, this just adds to an already great season of movies! Wheee!

Voice of Reason on Oct 4, 2011


looks like the guy in pixars chef movie

Anonymous on Oct 4, 2011


d'awww that was really cute! and I did laugh out loud at some bits!

fem!anon on Oct 4, 2011


now this is wayyyy better looking than tintin

Metkumies on Oct 11, 2011


The animation looks better in this but tintin is going to get better review's not just be about being funny.

Jackmooney on Oct 13, 2011


I've changed my mind.

Jackmooney5 on Oct 13, 2011

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