Friday 22 September 2017

Spielberg & Jackson up for Tintin 2

Peter Jackson could be working with Steven Spielberg again
Peter Jackson could be working with Steven Spielberg again

Peter Jackson and Steven Spielberg have revealed plans are already under way for a Tintin sequel.

The filmmaking titans directed and produced The Adventures Of Tintin, which starred Jamie Bell, Daniel Craig and Andy Serkis, and when Peter was asked if he would start work on the sequel once he's done with The Hobbit, he told The Hollywood Reporter: "Yes."

Steven said the green light has yet to be given for the follow-up, but a script is already in the bag.

"[Sony and Paramount] were willing to do one movie with us and then give us the financial wherewithal to develop a script, do all the visual storyboards and get it really in launch position. So we can launch pretty quickly on a second movie. The script is already written," he explained.

Tentatively titled The Adventures Of Tintin: Prisoners Of The Sun, the second film has been penned by Anthony Horowitz and is based on both Prisoners Of The Sun and its predecessor The Seven Crystal Balls.

However, Steven remained coy about a possible third film, following reports that the Tintin series is rumoured to have been planned as a trilogy.

"We haven't talked about that," he said.

"But I had such a wonderful time working on this; it liberated me as a director because I was able to run around by myself. It was a big collaboration, but at the same time it was one of the most personal experiences I've had."

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