Ja, du læste rigtigt! Stephen Spielberg er gået sammen med Peter Jackson om at lave en Tintin-trilogi. De to herrer vil instruere en film hver – hvem der så skal instruere den tredie vil tiden så vise.
De tager en lidt usædvanlig teknik i brug:
Pics will be produced in full digital 3-D using performance capture technology […]
Jackson’s New Zealand-based WETA Digital, the f/x house behind “The Lord of the Rings” franchise, produced a 20-minute test reel bringing to life the characters created by Remi, who wrote under the pen name of Herge.
“Herge’s characters have been reborn as living beings, expressing emotion and a soul which goes far beyond anything we’ve seen to date with computer animated characters,” Spielberg said.
“We want Tintin’s adventures to have the reality of a live-action film, and yet Peter and I felt that shooting them in a traditional live-action format would simply not honor the distinctive look of the characters and world that Herge created,” Spielberg continued.
Det lyder da spændende, og de to herrer skal nok få lokket mig i biffen.