Zach Galifianakis and Zoe Saldana on their love of stop motion

Actress Zoe Saldana (left) voices Adelina Fortnight, while actor Zach Galifianakis (right) voices Mr Link in Missing Link.
Actress Zoe Saldana (left) voices Adelina Fortnight, while actor Zach Galifianakis (right) voices Mr Link in Missing Link.PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Actors Zoe Saldana and Zach Galifianakis star in Laika studio's Missing Link

Even by animation standards, stop-motion films are made at a glacial pace.

But this unhurried attention to detail and handmade approach to film-making is what convinced actors Zach Galifianakis and Zoe Saldana to lend their voices to Missing Link, the newest film from Laika - the studio behind Oscar-nominated animated features Coraline (2009) and Kubo And The Two Strings (2016).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 11, 2019, with the headline 'For the love of stop motion'. Print Edition | Subscribe