A new trailer has arrived for Director Tim Burton‘s feature-length adaptation of Frankenweenie based on his original short film.

The trailer shows a young boy Victor devastated by the death of his beloved dog Sparky, who hits upon the idea of bringing him back to life by the means of science and electricity.

However Sparky’s successful resurrection isn’t a secret for long, and before you know it chaos ensues with the rest of the town wanting to recreate his achievement resulting in a zombie nightmare.

Written by John August, the cast includes the voices of: Winona Ryder, Martin Short, Catherine O’Hara, Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan, Atticus Shaffer, Robert Capron, and Conchata Ferrell.

See previous Frankeweenie coverage including images and trailer.

Frankenweenie opens in UK cinema’s on 17 October 2012.

Watch the trailer below…

Source: Apple