Focus Features released a trailer for Kubo And The Two Strings a new film from animation studio LAIKA that opens Aug. 19. Directed by Travis Knight, Kubo and the Two Strings is an action-adventure set in a fantastical Japan. Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) ekes out a humble living, telling stories to the people of his seaside town. But his relatively quiet existence is shattered when he accidentally summons a spirit from his past which storms down from the heavens to enforce an age-old vendetta. Now on the run, Kubo joins forces with Monkey (Charlize Theron) and Beetle (Matthew McConaughey), and sets out on a quest to save his family and solve the mystery of his fallen father, the greatest samurai warrior the world has ever known.