Director Peter Jackson is bringing The Lovely Bones, the movie adaptation of the novel of the same name by Alice Sebold. The film is starring Saoirse Ronan, Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Susan Sarandon and Stanley Tucci. It is scheduled for a release on December 11, 2009.
Watch below the first official Lovely Bones movie trailer:
“In 1973, Susie Salmon (Ronan) is raped and murdered by a neighbor, George Harvey (Tucci), a serial killer of young girls and women. She finds herself in Heaven, observing her family as they grieve for her. She also watches her killer who, having covered his tracks successfully, is preparing to murder again. Susie struggles to balance her desire for vengeance on Harvey and her desire to have her family recover from their loss.”
– Saoirse Ronan as Susie Salmon
– Rachel Weisz as Abigail Salmon, Susie’s mother
– Mark Wahlberg as Jack Salmon, Susie’s father.
– Stanley Tucci as George Harvey, Susie’s killer
– Susan Sarandon as Lynn, Susie’s grandmother and Abigail’s mother
– Rose McIver as Lindsey Salmon, Susie’s sister
I’ve heard of Alice Sebol’s novel before, but wasn’t interested in reading it till now. This movie trailer of The Lovely Bones is definitely fantastic, visuals, acting and story are so great! I’m looking forward to the Lovely Bones movie!