MUMBAI: Sony Pictures and Paramount Pictures will jointly produce the next instalment
of Tintin to be directed by Steven Speilberg.
the day the crucial meeting was held, forty-six members including Sony Pictures
Chairman Michael Lynton, co-Chairman Amy Pascal, Paramount Film Group President
John Lesher and marketing teams from around the globe - sat together to delve
into the matter.
occasion was the presentation on Tintin, the 80-year-old comic strip series by
Belgian artiste Hergé about a boy reporter and his loyal dog, Snowy.
$200-million production The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn
produced by Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson is expected to be one of
the big event movies of 2011.
the pedigree of the filmmakers, 'Tintin' presents a difficult challenge for both
studios: The comic is widely popular abroad but is largely unknown in the U.S.