The trailer for ‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,’ has just been released.
The new movie is based on a 2005 Jonathan Safran Foer novel about a boy dealing with the death of his father.
According to IMDb, the movie follows a nine-year-old amateur inventor, jewelry designer, astrophysicist, tambourine player and pacifist, searches New York for the lock that matches a mysterious key left by his father when he was killed in the September 11 attacks.
The cast includes Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Viola Davis, Max von Sydow and Thomas Horn—According to the Washington Post, it’s Thomas Horn’s first major film role.
Horn, best known as a “Jeopardy!” champion. According to The Wrap, Horn won $31,800 on “Jeopardy!” in October after wagering $12,000 before the final round, there, he proclaimed himself to be relatively unfamiliar with pop culture.
In the novel, Oskar Schell’s paternal grandparents reportedly act as two additional narrators—Through a series of letters, the two tell their story from childhood to courtship to marriage and separation before the birth of Oskar Schell’s father—It’s not yet known what role they will play in the movie adaptation.
The movie is directed by Stephen Daldry of “Billy Elliot” and the script was written by Eric Roth. The film is produced by Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros.
The movie is set to hit theaters December 25.
Check out the trailer.