Extraordinary Tales publicity poster ©Bac Films

Extraordinary Tales publicity poster
©Bac Films

(Relaxnews) – A new animated feature and one of the last films to star the recently deceased icon of horror, Sir Christopher Lee, is heading for US cinemas this October.

An anthology of five suitably dark Edgar Allen Poe stories, the animated feature is directed and adapted for the screen by Raul Garcia, whose work as an animator at Disney includes everything from Aladdin to the Lion King. Alongside Lee,ROGER Corman and Guillermo del Toro also head the voice cast.

In the US, the film is being distributed by GKIDS, which bodes well for its quality. As Deadlinepoints out, the company has earned six Best Animated Feature Oscar nominations since 2009 and October is perfect Oscar consideration time.