Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson are teaming to direct and produce three back-to-back features based on Georges Remi's beloved Belgian comic-strip hero Tintin for DreamWorks. Pics will be produced in full digital 3-D using performance capture technology.
The two filmmakers will each direct at least one of the movies; studio wouldn't say which director would helm the third. Kathleen Kennedy joins Spielberg and Jackson as a producer on the three films, which might be released through DreamWorks Animation.
Me too. Tintin, as cool as the original stories are, has always failed whenever someone has tried to update, adapt, or modernize him. And "boy adventurer and his dog" is not a genre that seems like it would resonate with modern audiences.
Still, it's Spielberg and Jackson, so I know better than to count them out.
"The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power. Now do you begin to understand me?"
The thing that gets me is that it was obvious they left out a TON of stuff, either to secure an R rating, or because they didn't have time. Of course, this just guarentees a dvd purchase from me in the future.