Disney-Pixar released the first extended look at its upcoming animated film, The Good Dinosaur, which imagines a world in which the asteroid that's believed to have killed the dinosaurs actually missed Earth.
The trailer sets up the universe with a humorous scene in which the dinosaurs watch impassively as the asteroid whizzes by, changing the course of history. The Good Dinosaur centers around a lost dinosaur that meets an orphaned boy.
At Cannes Pixar's chief creative officer John Lassetersaid of the film, "This is a boy and a dog story, but the roles are reversed."
He added that the film is "striving for a very unique tone, unlike any animated film made." After showing the Cannes audience some animated nature scenes that look real, Lasseter said, "It's not going to be your average backdrop for a film."
The teaser trailer for the Peter Sohn-directed film doesn't feature any of its star-studded voice cast, including Neil Patrick Harris, Bill Hader, John Lithgow, Frances McDormand and Judy Greer. The film, which was originally slated to open last year before original director Bob Peterson exited the project, now hits U.S. theaters on Nov. 25.
The Good Dinosaur is Disney-Pixar's second film this year, following Inside Out, which hits theaters on June 19.
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