"Adventures of Tintin" Nabs Best Animated Film

Mon, January 16th, 2012 at 9:30am PST | Updated: January 16th, 2012 at 12:25pm

TV Film
Steve Sunu, Staff Writer/Reviews Editor

"The Adventures of Tintin" took the award for Best Animated Film at the 69th Golden Globes ceremony on Sunday, besting fellow nominees "Arthur Christmas," "Cars 2," "Puss In Boots" and "Rango" for the Golden Globe.

Directed by Steven Spielberg, produced by Peter Jackson and written by "Doctor Who" showrunner Stephen Moffat, "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" director Edgar Wright and "Attack the Block" director Joe Cornish, "Adventures of Tintin" is based on the Herge graphic novel series of the same name. Starring Jamie Bell as Tintin, Andy Serkis as Captain Haddock, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost as Thompson and Thompson and Daniel Craig as the villainous Sarkharine, the film has won a number of awards including the Satellite Award for Best Motion Picture, Animated or Mixed Media and the Toronto Film Critics Association's award for Best Animated Feature.

Spielberg has already teased the "Tintin" sequel, which would include the adaptation of two and a half books, including "The Secret of the Unicorn." Performance capture is expected to begin later in 2012.

TAGS:  golden globes, adventures of tintin, steven spielberg, peter jackson

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