The first teaser trailer for ParaNorman is now online at Yahoo! Movies. ParaNorman is the latest stop-motion animated feature from LAIKA, the animation company behind Coraline. The film is about Norman–a boy who has the ability to speak with the dead. When Norman’s home comes under attack by an invading horde of zombies, he is forced to take on the undead and free his town from a centuries-old curse. Kodi Smit-McPhee (Let Me In) is the voice of Norman. The cast also includes Casey Affleck (Orange County), Tempestt Bledsoe (The Cosby Show), Jeff Garlin (Curb Your Enthusiasm), John Goodman (Monsters, Inc.), Bernard Hill (Titanic), Anna Kendrick (Up in the Air), Leslie Mann (Knocked Up), Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Superbad), and Elaine Stritch (30 Rock). ParaNorman is being directed by Sam Fell (Flushed Away) and Chris Butler (Corpse Bride – storyboard artist). The film will be released in 3D on August 17, 2012.