Thundering Typhoons! It’s Tintin!

DreamWorks has just released the first trailer for Steven Spielberg’s Tintin, which arrives in cinemas this Christmas. It looks rather more like an animation test reel than a trailer at this point, but it’s certainly enough to whet the appetite:

It’s also stuffed with great British talent, both on-screen (or at least motion-captured) with Jamie Bell, Daniel Craig, Nick Frost and Simon Pegg, and in its screenplay, which was written by Doctor Who‘s Steven Moffat with Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish.

Here’s Herge himself showing you how to draw the plucky reporter:

And here’s a South Bank Show film by the late Harry Thompson, featuring a rare interview with Herge:


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