First, a little background about me: I’m 35 years old. I grew up in a household that had an Intellivision, rented Blockbuster tapes every Tuesday night, had a subscription to Nintendo Power, endlessly re-watched 80’s sci-fi adventure classics, and absorbed every superhero comic my family would let into my sight. The truth is, my bike […]
UPDATE: When reached for comment, Rob Paulsen, voice of Yakko Warner, Pinky, and your entire childhood, says with regards to the rebooted Animaniacs: “Sounds like a blast and as a fan, I’m really looking forward to the show!” Well, it’s time to laugh ’til you collapse. In a surprise move, Hulu announced today that the […]
The opening titles of The Adventures of Tintin, while not technically part of the screenplay, offer a jaunty, tongue-in-cheek symposium on the action-adventure genre. Or, that is to say, on the films of Steven Spielberg. There’s a boy, he’s got a companion, in this case a dog, and there is danger and bad guys and all […]
French film site Films Actu has what look to be more Empire mag scans of the Steven Spielberg-directed Tintin movie. They show the Thompson/Dupin twins, villain Barnaby and the endless desert. Also, based on these stills, Tintin will spend the entire movie with his face obscured or in shadow.
While there may be some perception that comic book movie fever is cooling off, at least one super-epic-mega film that will change the world is in the works — the Steven Spielberg/Peter Jackson Tintin 3D-mocap-CGI epic. Spielberg is directing while Jackson produces The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn, which comes out 12/23/11. The cast includes Jamie Bell, Daniel Craig, Andy Serkis, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Gad Elmaleh, Toby Jones, Mackenzie Crook, Carey Elwes and Daniel Mays, most of whom did mocap or supplied vocal talents.