Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children brings us Tim Burton with another madcap world, this time featuring a lot who were obviously too cutesy for the mutant world of the X-Men, with Sin City: A Dame To Kill For‘s Eva Green as the titular Miss Peregrine.
When Jacob (Asa Butterfield) discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers… and their powerful enemies. Ultimately, Jacob discovers that only his own special “peculiarity” can save his new friends.
The film has a script from Mrs Jonathan Ross, Jane Goldman, based on the novel by Ransom Riggs (is that a real name?), and stars Samuel L Jackson, Allison Janney, Ella Purnell, Judi Dench, Rupert Everett, Terence Stamp and The Program‘s Chris O’Dowd.
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children has a US release date of September 30th, but has yet to get a UK date. Given that there’ll be a half term hapenning around then, I’d expect a similar date.
Check out the trailer below and click on the poster for the full-size version:
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