20th Century Fox has released the first photo from Life of Pi, scheduled for release December 21. Ang Lee directs this adaptation of Yann Martel's novel, which centers on Pi Patel (Suraj Sharma), who shares a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker, a hyena, an injured zebra, and an orangutan after a shipwreck. Check out the photo, which features Suraj Sharma and the tiger, who becomes his only form of companionship.

Life of Pi