September 3rd is Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children's Loop Day! What is loop day? You can get a closer look in this sneak peek, and learn more about the Loop! Here, Jake is being shown around Miss Alma LeFay Peregrine's large estate as she explains who and what the Peculiars are.
They encounter Fiona Fraunfeld, who is exactly 51 seconds late in collecting her vegetables for dinner. The young girl is instructed to collect one carrot, which she is able to do with her special abilities. Alma continues to explain how the Peculiars have been persecuted throughout the ages. And that's how they came to all live in a place like her lavish home.
Miss Peregrine reveals that she, herself is a Peculiar. She is what is known as an Ymbryne, and she has the ability to turn into a bird. Though that is not a very useful skill. More importantly, she can manipulate time. She chooses a safe place, a safe day, and creates a loop. She can reset the past 24 hours, and the day is yours to live again. You can reset this date daily, and stay there forever. This makes one entirely safe from the outside world.
It is further revealed that every Ymbryne commits themselves to the upkeep of a place like Miss Peregrine's home. From visionary director Tim Burton, and based upon the best-selling novel, comes an unforgettable motion picture experience. When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans alternate realities and times, he uncovers a secret refuge known as Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. As he learns about the residents and their unusual abilities, Jake realizes that safety is an illusion, and danger lurks in the form of powerful, hidden enemies. Jake must figure out who is real, who can be trusted, and who he really is.
So, what makes you Peculiar? Along with this first clip, today, fans can tweet their photos to @peregrinesmovie using #StayPeculiar to receive their Peculiar Portrait in Miss Peregrine's Home! Also, be sure to head to the new peculiar site StayPeculiar.com on a mobile phone and browse peculiarities from all over the world! Take a look at the first clip from Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. Just be sure not to get caught in the loop!