Steven Spielberg is traveling the globe promoting his latest movie The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn. On Saturday, the award-winning director was at the movie’s Paris, France premiere. A day later, he was at another premiere in England with several members of Tintin’s all-star cast. Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and leading man Jamie Bell all joined Spielberg at the 55th BFI London Film Festival for its U.K. debut.
The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn is a computer generated 3D film adaptation of the popular Belgian comic book series and is due in theaters December 21. For more information, go to www.us.movie.tintin.com.
Did you know…
Steven Spielberg first acquired the rights to the Tintin in 1983 after speaking with the series’ creator who went by the pen name Hergé. “He was a big fan of Raiders of the Lost Ark and actually on the telephone said he wanted me to adapt his books into movies so it was one of the most exciting phone calls in my life,” Spielberg told reporters. Steven Spielberg is also Drew Barrymore’s Godfather.