"Warner Bros. has just launched the first online trailer of its upcoming drama, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close starring Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock.
"Based on the acclaimed novel of the same name, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close tells the story of one young boy's journey from heartbreaking loss to the healing power of self-discovery, set against the backdrop of the tragic events of September 11.
"Eleven-year-old Oskar Schell is an exceptional child: amateur inventor, Francophile, pacifist. And after finding a mysterious key that belonged to his father, who died in the World Trade Center on 9/11, he embarks on an exceptional journey--an urgent, secret search through the five boroughs of New York. As Oskar roams the city, he encounters a motley assortment of humanity, who are all survivors in their own ways. Ultimately, Oskar's journey ends where it began, but with the solace of that most human experience: love.
"Academy Award® nominee Stephen Daldry (The Reader, The Hours) directs Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close from a screenplay by Academy Award® winner Eric Roth (Forrest Gump, The Insider), based on Jonathan Safran Foer's acclaimed novel. The film stars Academy Award® winners Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump, Philadelphia) and Sandra Bullock (The Blind Side), and is being produced by Academy Award® winner Scott Rudin (No Country for Old Men, The Social Network, True Grit).
"Opening across the Philippines in February 2012, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company."
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