Just like James Cameron's Avatar, the powers that be have tricked us yet again with the very first photo from The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn. Revealed on Empire yesterday, the photo is another simple behind-the-scenes shot of Jamie Bell and Andy Serkis in their motion capture outfits with Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson standing by. As a reminder (and if you couldn't tell by reading the names on their outfits), Bell plays Tintin, Serkis plays Captain Haddock, and they're joined by Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Tony Curran, and a few others.
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If this is only our first shot now, when they just finished shooting for 32 days back in early March, then I'm sure it'll be a very long time until we see a fully rendered finish frame from the movie. This photo does come from the 20th anniversary issue if Empire, though, and they promise, "more pictures, and more on the cast involved," so who knows? I'm not sure a set photo like this is really going to make me any more excited for this, even if I am excited to see Bell and Serkis working again (since they were last in Peter Jackson's King Kong together). We'll be sure to let you know if any more photos, finished or not, pop up anytime soon.