Date: 16th January 2004

Spielberg plans Tintin trilogy

Steven Spielberg is poised to make three movies based on the Belgian cartoon character Tintin.

He plans a trilogy based on six of the classic books including Red Rackham's Treasure and The Blue Lotus reports French magazine Capital.

Ace reporter Tintin travels the world solving mysteries with the help of his friends Captain Haddock, the Thomson Twins and his faithful dog Snowy.

Spielberg has also started pre-production on a fourth Indiana Jones film and is working on an adaptation of James Thurber's story The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty.

Source: Press Release