Tintin On The Big Screen (Mania.com)

By:Rob M. Worley
Date: Friday, November 22, 2002

Steven Spielbergand Kathleen Kennedy will producer a live-action Tintin featurefor Universal Pictures and DreamWorks according to today's Variety.

Theinternationally acclaimed, Belgian comic strip was created in 1929 by thecartoonist known as Herge (né Georges Remi). The Hollywood titans arenegotiating with Nick Rodwell of Moulinsart, the company that holds the rightsto Tintin.

Tintin tellsof the adventures of a young reporter's international exploits. He's aided andabetted by his dog Snowy, his mentor Captain Haddock as well as ProfessorCuthbert Calculus and police officers Thomson and Thompson.

Series: Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn