The two trailers so far haven't quite impressed despite hitting some right notes but we now have a heap of new images to give us a better look at newcomer Thomas Horn; his all-star parents Sandra Bullock and Tom Hanks; and the variety supporting players including Viola Davis, Jeffrey Wright, John Goodman and Max Von Sydow -- all of whom will hopefully invigorate the drabby material.
The story follows Oskar Schell (Horn), a nine-year-old boy from Manhattan whose father (Hanks) dies on 9/11. Two years later, the boy discovers a key belonging to his father, which sends him on a search through the city, believing it will lead to a final message from his deceased parent. A report in the NY Times has described early buzz from the film as "superb, but emotionally harrowing — one box of Kleenex might not suffice." Yikes.
"Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close" will hit theaters on Christmas Day.