Jamie Bell, Daniel Craig, Good Writers Making 'Tintin'

January 27, 2009

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Paramount and Sony Pictures have put out a full press release for Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn, revealing that Daniel Craig will play the antagonist and Jamie Bell will play the lead. Sounds like someone (Steven Spielberg) saw Defiance!

Paramount Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment have announced the start of principal production in Los Angeles on the 3D Motion Capture Film "The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn," directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Jamie Bell ("Billy Elliot," "Defiance") as Tintin, the intrepid young reporter whose relentless pursuit of a good story thrusts him into a world of high adventure, and Daniel Craig ("Quantum of Solace," "Defiance") as the nefarious Red Rackham.

Bell and Craig are joined by an international cast that includes Andy Serkis, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Gad Elmaleh, Toby Jones and Mackenzie Crook.

"The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn," from a screenplay by Steven Moffat, Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish, is produced by Spielberg, Peter Jackson and Kathleen Kennedy, is the first in the series of 3D motion capture films based on the iconic character created by Georges Remi, better known to the world by his pen name "Herge" and is due for release in 2011.

Edgar Wright, Steven Moffat, and Joe Cornish wrote the screenplay, too? I might have to watch this in a theater. You know?

Jamie Bell and Daniel Craig Join Tintin! [Coming Soon]

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