The trailer for the much anticipated Spike Jonze adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are has been released.
The film, based on Maurice Sendak children’s book of the same name focuses on the imaginary adventures of a young boy named Max, who is angry after being sent to his room without supper. He then creates a forest inhabited by many large imaginary monsters, who crown him their ruler. He then befriends a large monster called Carol, who helps him understand the meaning of love.
Filmed in Melbourne, Australia, Where The Wild Things Are stars Catherine Keener, Max Records, James Gandolfini, Angus Sampson, Forest Whitaker, Lauren Ambrose, Catherine O’Hara and Paul Dano and is due for release in October 2009.
Here’s the Where the Wild Things Are Trailer: