Date: 27th January 2009

Craig lands role in Tintin movie

British actor Daniel Craig has landed the role of Red Rackham opposite Billy Elliot star Jamie Bell, who will play the intrepid young reporter Tintin.

Filming for The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn, directed by Steven Spielberg, has already begun.

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Mackenzie Crook will also appear in the film.

Source: Press Release