Paramount Pictures has unveiled the first five minutes of Peter Jackson's soon to be released spiritual thriller The Lovely Bones online. Get an eyeful of how Jackson has reinterpreted Alice Sebold's popular novel below...

Based on the critically acclaimed best-selling novel by Alice Sebold, and directed by Oscar® winner Peter Jackson from a screenplay by Jackson & Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens, The Lovely Bones centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family - and her killer - from heaven. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal. Oscar® nominee Mark Wahlberg and Oscar® winners Rachel Weisz and Susan Sarandon star along with Stanley Tucci, Michael Imperioli and Oscar® nominee Saoirse Ronan.

The Lovely Bones stars Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci, Michael Imperioli and Saoirse Ronan.

It comes to theaters January 15 from Paramount Pictures.

Evan Jacobs