Posted on Thursday, August 19th, 2010 by Peter Sciretta
Zimbio has the first photo of Chloe Moretz and Asa Butterfield in costume as Isabelle and Hugo on the Paris set of Martin Scorsese‘s Martin Scorsese is directing a 3D adaptation of Brian Selznick‘s novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret. Click over to Zimbio to see all 11 photos from the set of Hugo Cabret.
The Aviator scribe John Logan penned the screenplay adaptation of Brian Selznick’s bestselling children’s novel. The book description for The Invention of Hugo Cabret follows:
Hugo Cabret, Scorsese’s first film shot in 3D, tells the tale of an orphan boy (Asa Butterfield) living a secret life in the walls of a Paris train station. When Hugo encounters a broken machine, an eccentric girl (Chloë Moretz), and the cold, reserved man who runs the toy shop (Ben Kingsley), he is caught up in a magical, mysterious adventure that could put all of his secrets in jeopardy. Also appearing in the all-star cast are Jude Law, Ray Winstone, Christopher Lee, Helen McCrory, Frances de la Tour, and Richard Griffiths.
The cast also includes Emily Mortimer and Michael Stuhlbarg. Production on the project began June 28th in London, and Sony will release the film on December 9th, 2011.