"Winona Ryder, Martin Landau, Martin Short and Catherine O'Hara have been cast to do vocal work on Frankenweenie.
The project is a stop-motion, feature-length adaptation of the live-action short film Burton directed in 1984. Short and O'Hara, who have appeared in Mars Attacks! and Beetlejuice, respectively, will voice five characters each. Ryder (Edward Scissorhands) will voice the character Elsa, while Landau (Ed Wood) will play Mr. Rzykruski. Martin Short (Mars Attacks!) and Catherine O'Hara (Beetle Juice and A Nightmare Before Christmas) take on the voices of five characters each. Short plays Bob, Nassor, Toshiaki, Victor's Dad and Mr. Bergermeister. O'Hara voices Edgar, Weird Girl, Victor's Mom, and Gym Teacher.
John August (Big Fish) penned the script and the film is on track for a March 9, 2012 release."