Missing Link
Missing Link

'Missing Link' trivia and fun facts

Influenced by the magazines

An influence in the design was the National Geographic's magazines. The film focus on this particular color, almost exaggerated.

New companions

The first Laika film not to be released by Focus Features, the film will be released by Annapurna Pictures instead.

Escalated figures

The animation figures used to be built in a scale between 1/5 and 1/6 of the factual human body. However, in 'Missing Link' the figures was a 20% smaller that the prior LAIKA projects.

A how-to-make credits

There is a behind-the-scenes clip in the closing credits that displays how the models and graphics were done.

Animation in Cinemascope

This is the sixth stop motion-animated film to be produced in a 2.35:1 aspect ratio, after 'Pirats!' (2012), 'ParaNorman' (2012), Anomalisa (2015), 'Kubo and the two strings' (2016) and 'Isle of Dogs' (2018).

A lot of work

The crew created more than 110 set and 65 different locations.

Funny meeting

Matt Lucas and Stephen Fry will be together in this movie since they appeared in 'Alice in Wonderland' and .Alice Through the Looking Glass'.

A little mistake

Although the film takes place no later than 1886 (as evidence of the Statue of Liberty being shown under construction), Mr. Link has zips up his pants. This is decades before the zipper was patented

Marvel heroes in animation

Zoe Saldana and Hugh Jackman, who are in this film, play Marvel superheroes. Saldana plays Gamora in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' (2014), and 'Avengers: Infinity War' (2018). Jackman previously played Logan/Wolverine in the X-Men franchise.

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