The first image emerged online last month and now a brief preview clip of Ang Lee's Life of Pi has been released.
Though just a ten-second scene, the clip marks the first look at Richard Parker, the tiger who plays a major role in Yann Martel's source novel. A series of new images for the film have also been released, which you can see below.
Set for a 3D release in December, Life of Pi co-stars Tobey Maguire, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain and Gerard Depardieu.
Here's the official synopsis for Martel's original novel;
The son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel has an encyclopedic knowledge of animal behavior and a fervent love of stories. When Pi is sixteen, his family emigrates from India to North America aboard a Japanese cargo ship, along with their zoo animals bound for new homes.
The ship sinks. Pi finds himself alone in a lifeboat, his only companions a hyena, an orangutan, a wounded zebra, and Richard Parker, a 450-pound Bengal tiger. Soon the tiger has dispatched all but Pi, whose fear, knowledge, and cunning allow him to coexist with Richard Parker for 227 days while lost at sea.
When they finally reach the coast of Mexico, Richard Parker flees to the jungle, never to be seen again. The Japanese authorities who interrogate Pi refuse to believe his story and press him to tell them 'the truth'. After hours of coercion, Pi tells a second story, a story much less fantastical, much more conventional-but is it more true?