Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures have released the first official posters for Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson’s forthcoming collaboration The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn. One is English, the other American. Both a pretty nice.
The Secret of the Unicorn is the first of a planned trilogy of movie, based on Hergé’s classic comic creation, which will be directed by the two cinematic giants, and revolves around the titular sleuth’s first encounter with friend for life Captain Haddock.
The movie features motion-captured performances from Jamie Bell as Tintin, Andy Serkis as Captain Haddock, with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost as Thompson and Thomson. Daniel Craig plays Red Rackham, with additional support from Cary Elwes, Toby Jones, Mackenzie Crook and Daniel Mays.
The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn in 3D will be released December 23rd in the US, with Ireland and the UK a whole 3 months earlier on October 26th.
The film focuses on Tintin’s (Bell) first encounter with Captain Haddock (Serkis) and the discovery of a clue to the treasure of his ancestor Sir Francis Haddock. They set out to find it with protection from a prison escapee who tried to get the treasure, as well as Detectives Thompson and Thomson (Pegg and Frost).