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Andy Serkis to Star in Tintin's Trilogy

December 15, 2007 04:54:35 GMT

The man who played 'Gollum' in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy has agreed to play in DreamWorks' adaptation movies from 'The Adventure of Tintin'.


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Andy Serkis has signed to star in DreamWorks' new trilogy movie "Tintin". According to reports, the actor that is a Golden Globe nominee for his role in television series "Longford" will once again team up with renowned director Peter Jackson for the adaptation movie.

Further, Hollywood reporter reported that the man behind 'Gollum' in "Lord of the Rings" and 'King Kong' in Jackson's remake of "King Kong" might be portraying a temperamental sea captain, Captain Haddock. However, they also noted that DreamWorks hasn't given out the confirmation about the role, but it was said that the studio has noted that he won't be playing the lead character, Tintin.

In the meantime, the family adventure films, which scripts are written by Steven Moffat, are adaptation of the famous Herge's European comic strip, "The Adventures of Tintin". The trilogy will be produced by Kathleen Kennedy and directed by Jackson and Steven Spielberg each, but confirmations about the precise lineup and the third director haven't been given out. Apart from that, they would be made in full digital 3-D using performance-capture technology.

© AceShowbiz.com




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