Friday, March 25, 2011

The Big Year Movie

The Big Year is an upcoming comedy movie adapted from Mark Obmascik's 1998 book "The Big Year: A Tale of Man, Nature and Fowl Obsession". The story focuses on three avid bird watchers who compete to spot the rarest birds in North America at a prestigious annual event. The film is directed by David Frankel based on a script by Howard Franklin. The cast includes Steve Martin, Jack Black, Owen Wilson, Rashida Jones, Angelica Huston, Jim Parsons, and Rosamund Pike. The movie will be released on October 14, 2011.

Here below a few pictures from the set of the Big Year movie:
(Click on a picture to enlarge it.)

"A group of men who are obsessed with birdwatching set on the quest to outdo each other by finding the most species of birds in North America. Their competition is allegory to the challenges faced in their lives."

Aren't Owen Wilson's clothes too bright and colorful for a birdwatcher?

Anyway, more details about the movie The Big Year soon.