LIFE OF PI, the best-selling novel by Yann Martel, is coming to the big screen in a Hollywood adaptation from director Ang Lee. The film stars Tobey Maguire, Gérard Depardieu, Suraj Sharma, Adil Hussain and Ayush Tandon.
Based on the best-selling novel by Yann Martel, LIFE OF PI is a magical adventure story centering on Pi Patel, the precocious son of a zoo keeper. Dwellers in Pondicherry, India, the family decides to move to Canada, hitching a ride on a huge freighter. After a shipwreck, Pi finds himself adrift in the Pacific Ocean on a 26-foot lifeboat with a zebra, a hyena, an orangutan and a 450-pound Bengal tiger named Richard Parker, all fighting for survival.
The movie will be released in theaters December 21, 2012.
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