Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children


Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Information

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is an upcoming 2016 American dark fantasy adventure film directed by Tim Burton, produced by Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping and written by Jane Goldman, based on the 2011 novel of the same name by Ransom Riggs. The film stars Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Chris O'Dowd, Allison Janney, Rupert Everett, Terence Stamp, Ella Purnell, Judi Dench and Samuel L. Jackson.

Filming began in February 2015 in London and the Tampa Bay Area. It's scheduled to be released on September 30, 2016 by 20th Century Fox.

Premise

When his grandfather mysteriously dies, 16-year-old Jacob "Jake" Portman travels and discovers "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children", run by the mysterious Miss Peregrine. However, he is chosen to protect the Peculiar Children as an evil band of forces is intent on killing them, know as the "Hollows" and "Wights", led by the mysterious Mr. Barron.

Cast

  • Eva Green as Miss Peregrine, the strict headmistress of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children with the ability to transform into a peregrine falcon.
  • Asa Butterfield as Jacob "Jake" Portman, a troubled 16-year teenager who visits Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and is given the task/promise to protect the Peculiar Children.
  • Chris O'Dowd as Franklin Portman, Jake's estranged father.
  • Terence Stamp as Abraham Portman, Jake's late grandfather who dies mysteriously and without warning.
    • Callum Wilson as a young Abraham Portman.
  • Judi Dench as Miss Avocet, the headmistress of Miss Avocet's Home for Peculiar Children who escapes to Miss Peregrine's after the Wights and Hollows invade her time loop and kill her children. She can also transform into an avocet bird.
  • Rupert Everett
  • Kim Dickens

The Peculiar Children

  • Ella Purnell as Emma Bloom, an aerokinetic teenager who can control weather and create liquid bubbles. She must be weighted or tethered to prevent her from floating away.
  • Lauren McCrostie as Olive Abroholos Elephanta, a pyrokinetic teenager.
  • Cameron King as Millard Nullings, an invisibile boy.
  • Pixie Davies as Bronwyn Buntley, a inhumanely strong child.
  • Georgia Pemberton as Fiona Frauenfeld, a teenager who can control and maintain plants.
  • Finlay MacMillan as Enoch O'Connor, a teenager who can resurrect those dead for a limited time.
  • Milo Parker as Hugh Apiston, a teenager who has a beehive live in his stomach.
  • Raffiella Chapman as Claire Densmore, a girl with an extra mouth hidden in the back of her hair.
  • Hayden Keeler-Stone as Horace Somusson, a teenager with prophetic dreams.
  • Louis Davison as Victor Buntley, the late brother of Bronwyn Buntley - killed by a Hollow as he had his sister's "peculiarity".

The Wights

  • Samuel L. Jackson as Mr. Barron, the leader of the "Wights", undead humanoid creatures that hunt and kill peculiars with their dangerous abilities and disguises.
  • Allison Janney as Dr. Golan, one of the "Wights" who takes on the appearance of Jake's "bus driver".
  • Jack Brady as Mr. Clark, one of the "Wights".
  • Philip Philmar as Mr. Archer, one of the "Wights".
  • Scott Handy as Mr. Gleeson, one of the "Wights".

Production

The film rights to the 2011 novel Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs were sold to 20th Century Fox on May 17, 2011. Chernin Entertainment also signed on to produce the film with producers Peter Chernin, Dylan Clark and Jenno Topping. Later on November 15 the same year, Deadline.com reported that Tim Burton was in talks to direct the film, and it was also revealed that he would be involved with the studio in setting a writer to adapt the novel. On December 2, Jane Goldman was reportedly hired to adapt the story as a screenplay for the film, while Burton was not confirmed yet.

Casting

On July 28, 2014, Eva Green was set to play Miss Peregrine in the film. On September 24, 2014, it was announced that Asa Butterfield was being eyed for the lead role as Burton's choice, but at that time he had not yet been offered the role. On November 5, 2014, Ella Purnell was offered for a role and was in final talks to join the film; it was also reported that Butterfield had been offered the male lead role and was the favored choice. On February 6, 2015, Samuel L. Jackson was added to the cast to play Barron, while Butterfield was also confirmed for the lead role. Terence Stamp, Chris O'Dowd, Rupert Everett, Kim Dickens, and Judi Dench were announced as being in the cast on March 12, 2015.

Filming

Filming was once set to begin in August 2014 in London. On February 17, 2015, Tampa Bay Times revealed that some parts of the film were being shot in London. Principal photography on the film began on February 24, 2015 in the Tampa Bay Area. Filming would last for two weeks in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties, in Florida area. It is the second Tim Burton film to be shot in the Tampa Bay area, the first being Edward Scissorhands, in 1989. The production of the film would later move to Cornwall and Blackpool in the United Kingdom, and Belgium.

Release

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children was originally set a release date for July 31, 2015. Later in August 2014, the film's date was shifted back to March 4, 2016, then to Christmas Day 2016, then up to September 30, 2016 to compete against Masterminds and Deepwater Horizon.




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