The Spiderwick Chronicles

Synopsis:

When Jared and his twin brother Simon move into a secluded old house with their mother and sister, strange things start to happen.  Upon discovering a magical field guide, the boys are drawn into a wonderful, and sometimes dangerous, realm of fairies, goblins and ogres.  However, when the creatures come looking for the mysterious book, the boys must fight to protect it as they begin to uncover the fantastic truth about the Spiderwick Estate.  A visual delight, the film is based on the beloved series of books written by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black.

Release Date: February 14th, 2008
Crew/Cast:
  • Producer Mark Canton, Larry Franco, Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Karey Kirkpatrick
  • Exec. Producer Julia Pistor
  • Writer Karey Kirkpatrick, David Berenbaum, John Sayles, Holly Black (Source Novel: "The Spiderwick Chronicles"), Tony DiTerlizzi (Source Novel: "The Spiderwick Chronicles")
  • Director Mark Waters
  • Cast Freddie Highmore, Mary-Louise Parker, Nick Nolte, Sarah Bolger, Joan Plowright, David Strathairn, Seth Rogen, Martin Short
  • Cinematographer Caleb Deschanel
  • Editor Michael Kahn
  • Composer James Horner
  • Art Direction Isabelle Guay, Vincent Brabant, David Gaucher, Christa Munro, Jean-Pierre Paquet, Robert Parle
  • Costumes Odette Gadoury, Joanna Johnston