Great Snakes! ‘Tintin 2’ is Still Happening, According to Steven Spielberg

/Film | 3/23/2018 | Chris Evangelista
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If you’re a fan of Steven Spielberg‘s animated adventure The Adventures of Tintin, and have longed for a sequel, here’s some good news. Spielberg says the long-awaited sequel is still happening, and that Peter Jackson will direct. Great snakes! More on Tintin 2 below.

Audiences weren’t exactly blown away by Spielberg’s 2011 Adventures of Tintin, which is a damn shame because the film is so much fun. The plan was always to turn Tintin, based on the comic series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé, into a series of films. But after the first Tintin failed to generate much buzz, it seemed like the series had died before it could get started. Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson, who produced the first film with Spielberg, was set to helm the sequel. In 2013, Jackson was still claiming he would direct Tintin 2 when he finished up with the Hobbit trilogy. Since then, however, there’s been very little word on Tintin 2.

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Until now! Speaking with Premiere, Spielberg reasserted that the sequel is still happening, and that Jackson would definitely be directing. “Peter Jackson has to do the second part. Normally, if all goes well, he will soon start working on the script,” Spielberg said. “As it takes two years of animation work on the...
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