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New trailer released for A Monster Calls - watch it here

Marsden used as location for the major international movie, which is due out in the US in October

A second trailer has been released for a major film shot in Huddersfield.

And shots of Marsden and Colne Valley High School should be recognisable to many in the online YouTube teaser for fantasy movie A Monster Calls, which stars Sigourney Weaver and Liam Neeson, who voices a startling tree monster.

The Hollywood stars were in West Yorkshire back in 2014 for part of the filming.

Directed by Juan Antonio Bayona, who was behind The Orphanage, the online clip oozes eeriness and intrigue.

It runs for one minute and 35 seconds and introduces viewers to main character Conor (played by Lewis MacDougall), who is struggling to cope with his mother’s terminal cancer.

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Some of the opening shots show Conor on the steps of the Linthwaite school, which can then be seen throughout the rest of the segment.

He can be seen leaning against a wall in one of the school’s corridors, reading in one of the classrooms and running through another corridor.

Marsden’s Wood Terrace gets a moment in the spotlight, when Conor runs up the street.

He is also seen looking out from the facade of one of the houses on the road.

The film is based on Patrick Ness’ children’s fantasy novel, which tells of the boy’s nightly visit by a monster, who tells him stories in exchange for his own.

The story was originally the idea of author Siobhan Dowd, who conceived the novel during her own terminal illness, but passed away before she could write it.

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The trailer has some stylistic similarities to fellow Spanish-directed film, Pan’s Labyrinth and has been met with positive reactions from members of the Marsden Facebook page.

It will be released in the US in October, with a European release to follow.

Other locations used in the film include Saddleworth, Manchester and Spain.



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