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Andy Serkis (Captain Haddock), Jamie Bell (Tintin), The Adventures of Tintin Peter Jackson will direct the sequel to The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn. We'll see if Jackson gets to beat the solid (early) box-office results of Steven Spielberg's first film in the planned trilogy. Partly assisted by costlier 3D tickets, The Adventures of Tintin earned $8.6 million in Belgium, France and the UK, where it opened on Wednesday (Oct. 26), following previews on Monday and Tuesday. In France, The Adventures of Tintin fared better than Toy Story 3 and the Shrek movies, and as per The Hollywood Reporter is expected to surpass $18 million by next Monday — reportedly placing its debut behind only James Cameron's Avatar among non-sequels. Perhaps — if one chooses to ignore inflation and higher 3D ticket prices. For in terms of ticket sales in France, Tintin is trailing no less than 22 movies according to Cbo-Box office (via excessif. »
- Zac Gille
Only a few hours ago I turned in my application for the 64th Cannes Film Festival and now Cedric Succivalli of Ics Film lets us know tomorrow will see the announcement of the opening night film.
Last year Ridley Scott's Robin Hood opened the fest with a bit of a thud and here's a list of the films that opened the fest in recent years: 2010 - Robin Hood (dir. Ridley Scott) 2009 - Up (dir. Pete Docter and Bob Peterson) 2008 - Blindness (dir. Fernando Meirelles) 2007 - My Blueberry Nights (dir. Wong Kar-wai) 2006 - The Da Vinci Code (dir. Ron Howard) 2005 - Lemming (dir. Dominik Moll) 2004 - Bad Education (dir. Pedro Almodovar) 2003 - Fanfan la Tulipe (dir. Gerard Krawczyk) 2002 - Hollywood Ending (dir. Woody Allen) 2001 - Moulin Rouge (dir. Baz Luhrmann) So what will this year's opening film be?
- Brad Brevet
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