While September 3 may seem like any ordinary day for most people, it holds special significance for fans of Ransom Riggs' beloved novel Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. In the book, September 3 is "Loop Day," so 20th Century Fox put a new video together to celebrate this occasion, in honor of the upcoming adaptation that hits theaters on March 4, 2016. This video comes just a few months after director Tim Burton shared the official title treatment.
In the original novel, Miss Peregrine's home is situated in a time loop in September 3, 1940, with the clocks resetting every day just before her island home was bombed by German forces. The video below may be confusing without this context, but there is certainly a method behind its bizarre madness. This video doesn't include any actual footage from the movie, but hopefully the first trailer will arrive any day now.
From visionary director Tim Burton, and based upon the best-selling novel, comes an unforgettable motion picture experience. When his beloved grandfather leaves Jake clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers...and their powerful enemies. Ultimately, Jake discovers that only his own special "peculiarity" can save his new friends.
The cast includes Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Allison Janney, Terence Stamp, Rupert Everett, Kim Dickens, with Judi Dench and Samuel L. Jackson. Jane Goldman wrote the screenplay adapted from Ransom Riggs' novel, with Peter Chernin serving as producer. 20th Century Fox has handed out a March 4, 2016 release date for this adaptation.
This fantasy adaptation will go up against Sony's Grimsby, Disney's Zootopia and Open Road Films' Triple Nine. Do you think this fantasy adaptation has what it takes to bring home the big bucks at the box office? Check out the Loop Day trailer, and if you want to know more about the story, we've included the "director's cut" of Ransom Riggs' book trailer that debuted in 2011.