July 11, 2011 19:15:14 GMT
The young reporter and his canine companion find a map inside a ship replica and finds out that he is not the only one in pursuit of the treasure.
What would become Tintin's first quest is summarized in the first trailer of "The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn". Viewers are given a sneak peek of how the young and adventurous journalist finds a treasure map and gets in trouble for it. He also meets for the first time, the detectives duo as well as Captain Haddock.
Tintin is voiced by Jamie Bell who is joined by Andy Serkis as Haddock and Daniel Craig as Red Rackham. Meanwhile, bumbling detectives Thomson and Thompson are brought to life by Simon Pegg and Nick Frost respectively. These actors are motion captured, technology which producer Peter Jackson saw fit for the legendary comic.
Steven Spielberg the director and Jackson plan "The Secret Unicorn" as the first of a trilogy with Jackson reportedly taking over the director's seat. It would be unleashed in U.S. theaters December 23, in time for the Christmas holiday.