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New Wild Things Photos Online
Let the wild rumpus begin!

23 March 2009  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  |  Source: USA Today

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To brighten up your Monday morning, USA Today has a plethora of pics from Spike Jonze's Where The Wild Things Are, the long, long-awaited adaptation of Maurice Sendak's well-loved book.

Newcomer Max Records plays Max, the boy who goes on a journey to where the wild things are, and meets wild things including the horned, cat-like Carol (James Gandolfini), long-furred KW (Lauren Ambrose), the rhino-horned Judith (Catherine O'Hara), big-nosed Ira (Forest Whitaker), chicken-like Douglas (Chris Cooper), goat-like Alexander (Paul Dano) and the Bull, who doesn't speak. Catherine Keener plays Max's mother.

Where The Wild Things Are
Click the image above to the full gallery on USA Today

The film's out late this year.


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Empire website is sh*te
There is an official trailer out and yet no mention of it on the Empire website - this is not the first time this has happened - Empire you really need to up your game because at the moment I am going to Total Film for my film news! More

Posted by flipthetop at 12:44 on 26 March 2009 | Report This Post

I hadnt actually heard of the book, but given my all-consuming l love for anything Spike Jonze (Adaptation is possibly one of the cleverest films of all time) this is a film I am REALLY excited about. The trailer is incredible!! More

Posted by lona_no_friends at 11:04 on 26 March 2009 | Report This Post

RE: New Wild Things Photos Online
Just caught the trailer. Didn't do anything to me, just a furry version of King Kong with kids to me. Hope Jonze has something up his sleeves, casting wise he certainly does. More

Posted by Ethanial at 19:02 on 25 March 2009 | Report This Post

RE: New Wild Things Photos Online
L: Rgirvan44 Just wait - this time next year EVERYONE will be like "Oh yeah, an amazing film" But you and I can say we were on the wagon well before the band turned up. ount me in too! the trailer is amazing, one of the best iv seen in a long long time. bonus points for expert use of the arcade fire too. More

Posted by adambatman82 at 18:59 on 25 March 2009 | Report This Post

RE: New Wild Things Photos Online
Just wait - this time next year EVERYONE will be like "Oh yeah, an amazing film"   But you and I can say we were on the wagon well before the band turned up. More

Posted by Rgirvan44 at 18:14 on 25 March 2009 | Report This Post

RE: New Wild Things Photos Online
It's just you and I who seem to be appreciating it so far Guv!  More

Posted by Acho at 18:09 on 25 March 2009 | Report This Post

RE: New Wild Things Photos Online
It reminds me of the Jim Henson movies from the 1980s More

Posted by Rgirvan44 at 18:08 on 25 March 2009 | Report This Post

RE: New Wild Things Photos Online
And the trailer is up online today! http://www.traileraddict.com/trailer/where-the-wild-thi ngs-are/trailer Looks fantastic. More

Posted by Acho at 18:05 on 25 March 2009 | Report This Post

I agree - this film looks amazing. Love what Jonze has done visually. I guess it all hinges on the Wild Things themselves; they look great still but movement is the key. More

Posted by britesparc at 12:46 on 25 March 2009 | Report This Post

I really can't wait for this. These pictures look stunning and Spike Jonze seems to have captured the tone of the book perfectly. More

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