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Marie By February 08, 2015 0 Comments

Samuel L. Jackson is the latest actor related to the Tim Burton-directed movie, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Variety announced that Jackson is currently in talks for a part in the movie, nothing definite being yet announced. What is certain, nonetheless, is that if he accepts the part, he will act along with actress Eva Green, who is already officially assigned to the main role, that of Miss Peregrine herself.

Apart from collaboration with the Sin City actress Eva Green, Samuel L. Jackson would star along with numerous undiscovered or fresh talents, given that the fantasy movie centers on the relationship between Miss Peregrine and her ‘’peculiar children.’’ If he is only in the talk-stage, young actors like Asa Butterfield or Ella Purnell were already confirmed. Little Asa is considered for the part of Jacob Portman, the male lead, whereas Ella Purnell will play Emma.

Tim Burton’s upcoming picture is based on the debut novel by American author Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, published in June 2011. The fantasy novel became an immediate hit and the movie – considering the cast (including Samuel L. Jackson) and Tim Burton’s preference for fantasy and the peculiar – is likely to become one as well. The plot of the book is centered on the life of 16 years old Jacob Portman (Asa Butterfield) who travels to Wales to investigate on the life of his late grandmother. There, he discovers ‘’the derelict orphanage for peculiar children’’ and encounters Emma (Miss Ella Purnell), ‘’a strikingly pretty girl’’, with whom he time travels into the 1940’s to meet the orphanage director, Miss Peregrine.

Samuel L. Jackson’s joining the team of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children would represent the adding of a class A actor on a list of names of the future, with all the young ones involved. And, of course, the attractive Eva Green, who apart from being ‘’a dame to kill for’’, must now prove that ‘’the peculiar’’ becomes her. Apart from his current role as in Nick Fury in Avengers: Age of Ultron, Jackson also stars in Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight.
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children will be released on 4 March 2016.

Marie By January 03, 2015 0 Comments

After 25 years since filming “Edward Scissorhands”, Tim Burton may be back in Tampa Bay, Florida to shoot his next film, “Peregrine: Home for Peculiars”.

“They are like 99 percent confirmed. But chances are extremely good that they’ll be shooting here in the spring. It’ll be shooting primarily in London, but parts do take place in Florida,” news broke by St. Petersburg/Clearwater Film commission head, Tony Armer last Wednesday, December 8.

“It’ll be not necessarily beachy, but an old Florida home type of look. They’ll be shooting in some neighborhoods in Pinellas County, and also in Tampa,” he added.
Armer also said that the film isn’t receiving any funding from Florida (as published at TimeOut). “Because he’s Tim Burton; he can almost do whatever he wants. He has a little more sway, I guess you’d say, than your average filmmaker.”

Although there are no many news about the “Miss Peregrine: Home for Peculiar Children” movie adaptation, Burton is said to be starting filming it with Eva Green and Asa Butterfield next year, 2015.

“Peregrine: Home for Peculiars” will reunite Burton and Green after the two worked together in the film “Dark Shadows” in 2012.
Asa Butterfield has just recently confirmed his talks with Burton on his possible portrayal of the role of Jacob Portman, the 16-year-old boy who discovers the ruins of Miss Peregrine’s orphanage in Wales when he wants to find out the truth behind the death of his grandfather. But when he gets in the place, he also learns that there are still people living in the remains.

Marie By November 14, 2014 0 Comments

We thought that after all the hype following Ella’s new role in Tim Burtons new film project Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – we would share a review of the book by the Guardian. It may contain some semi-spolers so don’t read on if you want the filmm to be a total surprise! We are really excited for Ella, and bought the book ourselves today …

‘The last 70 or so pages pretty much consisted of no breathing and jumping out of your skin when your cat leaps unexpectedly onto your lap’

This book wrenched me out of my chaotic, stressy, unorganised life and into a whole new one; the life of Jacob as he journeys to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. His entire family life is shrouded by a feeling of mystery and almost spookiness. Yes, I was kept up quite late at night, having a heart attack every time the bed creaked, or even worse, when the Divergent poster fell down on my head. You don’t recover from something like that.

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Marie By November 08, 2014 0 Comments

The imaginative Tim Burton has chosen Ella Purnell to star in his forthcoming film, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. You can already figure from the title that many more fresh actors will star in the cinematic production, which makes the movie more challenging to direct and more tempting to watch, mainly for Tim Burton addicts.

Another youngish actor to appear next to Ella Purnell on the on-building list for Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is Asa Butterfield, already famous for working with director Martin Scorsese for the movie Hugo in 2011. Little Asa is considered for the part of Jacob Portman, central figure in the movie: ‘’Butterfield had been reported to be the favorite for the male lead. Sources now say he and Purnell have offers and negotiations are underway’’.

The upcoming motion picture is based on the debut novel by American author Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. The novel was published in June 2011 and reached the first position on the Children’s Chapter Books list in 2012, becoming a New York Times bestseller.

The plot revolves around the life of 16 year old Jacob Portman who travels to Wales to investigate on the life of his late grandmother. There, he discovers ‘’the derelict orphanage for peculiar children’’ and encounters Emma, ‘’a strikingly pretty girl’’, with whom he time travels into the 1940’s to meet the orphanage director, Miss Peregrine.

If Ella Purnell and Asa Butterfield are only in the negotiation process, Eva Green, Frank Miller’s Dame to Kill For is already reported as a definite part of the cast by Variety.com.

According to the source, production is likely to begin in 2015.