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Watch: New Trailer For Jean-Pierre Jeunet's 'The Young and Prodigious Spivet'; Plus 15 New Photos

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • September 4, 2013 9:31 AM
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The Young and Prodigious Spivet
Back in May, the Weinstein Company acquired the U.S. theatrical rights to "The Young and Prodigious Spivet," an adaptation of Reif Larsen's charming illustrated novel "The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet," from "Amelie" director Jean-Pierre Jeunet. While no domestic release date for the English-language 3D movie has even been tentatively penciled in, it's still coming out in October in France (in IMAX, no less) and thanks to a newly released trailer and a bunch of new stills, we can at least get a little taste for what the noted stylist has up his sleeve. Prepare yourself; heartstrings will be tugged.

New Images & Poster For Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Weinstein Acquired 'The Young And Prodigious Spivet'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 28, 2013 5:33 PM
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During the hustle and bustle of the Cannes Film Festival you may have missed it, but Jean-Pierre Jeunet's upcoming 3D English-language film "The Young And Prodigious Spivet" recently dropped a pretty charming trailer and it seemed to impress the right people. Over the weekend, Deadline reported that none other that Harvey Weinstein swooped in to grab the U.S. rights to the picture for his The Weinstein Company and now a few more pics have emerged for the movie.

Watch: Charming Trailer For Jean-Pierre Jeunet's English-Language Return 'The Young & Prodigious Spivet'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • May 16, 2013 6:03 PM
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Given that his sole film in the English-language to date was "Alien: Resurrection," it's not surprising that French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Jeunet has preferred to stick to homegrown fare in the fifteen years since (bar a brief flirtation with making "Life of Pi," eventually filmed to great success by Ang Lee). But the director's back Stateside at last, with "The Young And Prodigious Spivet," and a trailer's just arrived, courtesy of The Film Stage.

First Official Images From Jean-Pierre Jeunet's 3D 'The Young & Prodigious Spivet' Featuring Helena Bonham Carter

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 8, 2013 4:20 PM
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One movie we pegged as a Cannes Film Festival longshot was Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "The Young & Prodigious Spivet," but perhaps we should be revising our guesswork? The latest from the distinctive French filmmaker has been a bit under lock and key but a brand new selection of official images from the movie suggests that's perhaps it's a bit more along that we might have guessed.

First Behind-The-Scenes Images From Jean-Pierre Jeunet's 3D 'The Young & Prodigious Spivet'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • November 14, 2012 11:40 AM
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The first time Jean-Pierre Jeunet made a film in English, it was not a great success. The director, then best known for his work with Marc Caro on "Delicatessen" and "The City Of Lost Children," came to Hollywood to direct "Alien: Resurrection," back in 1997, but the film was widely derided, and the filmmaker returned to France, where he made a triumphant comeback with "Amelie." Now, fifteen years after his first English-language picture, and nearly four years after his last film, "MicMacs," Jeunet has returned to the U.S, for "The Young & Prodigious Spivet."

Helena Bonham-Carter And Kathy Bates Sign On To Jean-Pierre Jeunet's 'The Young And Prodigious Spivet'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • May 16, 2012 8:12 PM
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Given that he directed one of the most successful French films of all time, in the shape of 2001's still-delightful "Amelie," it's surprising that director Jean-Pierre Jeunet hasn't worked in Hollywood more. But then again, given that his only English-language picture to date was the woeful "Alien: Resurrection," perhaps it's not so surprising after all. Hollywood has come calling, of course: the director was courted to make films including "Life of Pi," "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" and "Mirror Mirror," but he's generally preferred to march to the beat of his own drum, with two French-language pictures in the last decade, the underrated "A Very Long Engagement," and the slight, but enjoyable, "MicMacs."

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