Director Brad Bird (“Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol”, “The Incredibles”) has a lot riding on his latest film “Tomorrowland”. If this is a success, it’ll prove his live-action credentials once and for all. Walt Disney Pictures also wants this to succeed beyond the obvious financial objectives, as this is based on their existing theme park property. The studio just launched the official site called TakeMeToTomorrowland.com, created in partnership with Google that is supposed to “transport audiences into a 360° Tomorrowland environment”. Before that, let’s check out some visuals from the film itself, including a poster and some nifty renderings of the retro-futuristic world of the film. Sorta has a “Jetsons” feel to it, eh.
Here’s the story summary: “From Disney comes two-time Oscar winner Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland, a riveting mystery adventure starring Academy Award winner George Clooney. Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (Clooney), jaded by disillusionment, and Casey (Britt Robertson), a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space known only as “Tomorrowland.” What they must do there changes the world – and them – forever. Featuring a screenplay by “Lost” writer and co-creator Damon Lindelof and Brad Bird, from a story by Lindelof & Bird & Jeff Jensen, Tomorrowland promises to take audiences on a thrill ride of nonstop adventures through new dimensions that have only been dreamed of.”
“Tomorrowland” also stars Hugh Laurie, Raffey Cassidy, Tim McGraw, Judy Greer, Kathryn Hahn, Keegan-Michael Key and Thomas Robinson. It premieres 22nd May.