Steven Spielberg Still Set To Direct First Tintin Film

August 27, 2008

Over the course of the past few weeks, there have been rumors that Peter Jackson, best known for Lord of the Rings, would direct the first of three Tintin films.  This is not the case though, as it appears that Steven Spielberg is still set to take on this task......Washington (ChattahBox) – Over the course of the past few weeks, there have been rumors that Peter Jackson, best known for Lord of the Rings, would direct the first of three Tintin films. This is not the case though, as it appears that Steven Spielberg is still set to take on this task.

Steven Spielberg was reported initially to be the director of the first of three planned Tintin films.

Rumors were swirling though that this was quicklky changing, and that Peter Jackson was going to take over.

This is not the case though, as Steven Spielberg’s publicist stated he will still direct the new film.

The new film series will star Thomas Sangster, as well as Andy Serkis.

Reports from E! Online state Peter Jackson will be involved in the first film as a producer, and will direct the sequel.


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