New ‘Tintin’ Image Hits the ‘Net

A new image from the set of “The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn” has popped up online at a Spanish-language movie site, and while it doesn’t offer anything in the way of story details, it does feature director Steven Spielberg in a bowler hat.

Based on the beloved comic strip with a global (and loyal) fanbase, “Tintin” is the first of a planned film franchise that will chronicle boy journalist Tintin’s globe-trotting adventures. Peter Jackson is serving as producer on the first film, with Spielberg in the director’s chair. The pair will reverse their roles for the sequel.

You can check out the full photo at this English-translated mirror of Estrenos deCine.

“Tintin” stars Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis and Nick Frost, and hits U.S. theaters December 23, 2011.

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