Tim Burton’s new movie: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Enjoy this sneak peak of the new movie Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children starring Judi Dench - in cinemas September 29, 2016.
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Director Tim Burton Director on the film: “When I was first approached to direct Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children I was given a summary of the novel with all of the photos in the book. I was immediately intrigued by the haunting and mysterious pictures in Ransom Rigg's novel and knew I wanted to tell the story of those kids. A girl, lighter than air, a boy with bees living in his stomach, a woman who turned into a bird—it was a world I wanted to explore. So I made a film about them.”
Award winning French actress, Eva Green will star as Miss Peregine
Author, Random Riggs on the #1 NYT bestselling Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children series: “For something I wrote to have inspired Tim Burton to create a doodle on a cocktail napkin would have been an honour. But to stand ringside and watch him pour his whole heart into this film - that has been one of the great thrills of my life. I couldn't be more excited if you attached electrodes to my toes.”
Judi Dench stars in the new film Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
What’s the story? From visionary director Tim Burton, and based upon the best-selling novel, comes an unforgettable motion picture experience. When his beloved grandfather leaves Jake clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.
An unusual get together at a orphanage at an 'unknown island'
But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers...and their powerful enemies. Ultimately, Jake discovers that only his own special “peculiarity” can save his new friends.
Asa Butterfield is starring as the lead character Jacob Portman
Who is in it? Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Chris O’Dowd, Ella Purnell, Allison Janney, Rupert Everett, Terence Stamp, with Judi Dench and Samuel L. Jackson.
"A chilling, wondrous novel." - People Magazine
“Readers searching for the next Harry Potter may want to visit Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.” - CNN
"With its X-Men: First Class-meets-time-travel storyline, David Lynchian imagery, and rich, eerie detail, it's no wonder Miss Peregrine has been snapped up by Twentieth Century Fox." - Entertainment Weekly
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