Posted on Sunday, March 22nd, 2009 by Peter Sciretta
Warner Bros has released a bunch of new photos from Spike Jonze‘s big screen adaptation of Where The Wild Things Are in USA Today. Here are some of the details we found in the article:
- The film expands on “Max’s home life that shed light on why he felt the need to run off to a magical place.”
- The only words in the teaser trailer (attached to Monsters vs. Aliens) is one single line spoken by the Wild Thing called Carol (seen above), voiced by James Galdofini, welcoming Max to the new world: “I didn’t want to wake you up. But I really want to show you something.”
- Though the Wild Things are nameless in the book, Jonze decided who was who based on their personalities.
- Other cast members include: Catherine O’Hara, who voices the Wild Thing with the rhino horn named Judith, Forest Whitaker, who voices the Wild Thing with the big nose, Lauren Ambrose who voices the Wild Thing named KW (shown after the jump in the face to face shot), Chris Cooper who voices Douglas the chicken and Paul Dano who voices Alexander the goat.
Check out more photos after the jump.