Tintin movie! Tintin movie! TINTIN MOVIE!

There's a Tintin movie, and it's being written by Steven Moffat, who also wrote many of the best new Doctor Who episodes. Oh, this is good news.

In the comics, Tintin is a young Belgian reporter and world traveler who is aided in his adventures by his faithful dog Snowy. He later was joined by such colorful characters as Captain Haddock, Professor Cuthbert Calculus and bumbling detectives Thomson and Thompson.

Kathleen Kennedy is serving as producer on the three feature films, which will be made using performance-capture technology and produced in digital 3-D. Jackson and Spielberg are each directing an installment, with the helmer of the third movie to be determined.


(via Making Light)

See also:
Exclamations used by Tintin's Captain Haddock
To watch: "Tintin and I" PBS doc on Hergé, Tue. July 11.
Drunk Astronaut Hall of Fame: Tintin's Capt. Haddock did it first.