First Photos: Luc Besson’s Adele Blanc-Sec


We brought you the poster and first details of Luc Besson‘s upcoming comics adaptation Les Aventures Extrodinaire d’Adele Blanc-Sec back at the end of October, and now the first official images have been released by Europacorp. Most of them are stills from the film but there’s also one behind the scenes shot, and you can see the whole lot after the break.

Here’s the synopsis I offered up the last time:

The year is 1912. Adèle Blanc-Sec, an intrepid young reporter, will go to any lengths to achieve her aims, including sailing to Egypt to tackle mummies of all shapes and sizes.

Meanwhile, in Paris, it’s panic stations! A 136 million-year old pterodactyl egg on a shelf in the natural history museum has mysteriously hatched, and the bird subjects the city to a reign of terror from the skies. But nothing fazes Adèle Blanc-Sec, whose adventures reveal many more extraordinary surprises…

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A little bit Indiana Jones, a little bit Tintin and a little bit Hellboy – and Euroapcorp, should you wish, you can have that tagline for your poster.

Luc Besson is moving fast on his new film Les Aventures Extrodinaire d’Adele Blanc-Sec (The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec, but likely to be just Adele Blanc-Sec when it crosses the Atlantic). From the various bits and pieces of info I can gather, Besson started shooting in Mid August and is now heading into post production for release in France on April 14 next year.

I’ll reprise the first poster and share the plot, cast and plot details after the break.

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