Based on the critically-acclaimed novel by Patrick Ness and from the director of The Impossible, J.A. Bayona, A Monster Calls, starring Liam Neeson, Sigourney Weaver and Felicity Jones gets its first trailer.

Liam Neeson stars in performance-capture and voice-over as The Monster in this Fantasy story of 12-year-old Conor (Lewis MacDougall) attempts to deal with his mother’s (Felicity Jones) illness and the bullying of his classmates by escaping into a fantastical world of monsters and fairy tales that explore courage, loss, and faith. Also featuring Liam Neeson who will star in performance-capture and voiceover as the nocturnally visiting monster of the title, and Sigourney Weaver as the maternal grandmother.

A Monster Calls is in cinemas October 2016