The Adventures of Tintin: Jamie Bell to star as TintinJamie Bell ("Billy Elliot") has been cast as Tintin in The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn, the first installment in the 3-D motion-capture trilogy that Steven Spielberg is directing for Paramount Pictures and Sony.
"Billy Elliot" thesp Jamie Bell will star as the titular character, an intrepid young reporter whose relentless pursuit of a good story thrusts him into a world of high adventure. Daniel Craig will co-star as the nefarious Red Rackham.
Film, which has been cloaked in secrecy during pre-production, has begun principal production in Los Angeles. It is set for release in 2011.