Actor Ben Stiller got the lead role in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, an upcoming fantasy adventure comedy movie he’s also directing. Here’s a first official picture of Ben Stiller as Walter Mitty:
“A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.”
Besides Ben Stiller, the cast also includes Sean Penn, Kristen Wiig, Adam Scott, Patton Oswalt, and Shirley MacLaine.
We also have a few pictures from the set:
The film is actually the remake of a 1947 movie. Here’s the trailer of the original movie (which was based on a short story by James Thurber):
The release date of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is set for December 25, 2013.