CBS News have posted some 16 new images from the current European sets of Ron Howard's upcoming adaptation of The Da Vinci Code, starring Tom Hanks, Jean Reno, Audrey Tautou, Ian McKellen, Alfred Molina and Paul Bettany.

Filming is taking place in mid-August at Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, England. The inside of the cathedral is being used to shoot three scenes of the film, which is based on a controversial bestselling novel by Dan Brown.

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While in Paris on business, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) receives an urgent late-night phone call: the elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum. Near the body, police have found a baffling cipher. While working to solve the enigmatic riddle, Langdon is stunned to discover it leads to a trail of clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci -- clues visible for all to see -- yet ingeniously disguised by the painter.

Langdon joins forces with a gifted French cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, and learns the late curator was involved in the Priory of Sion -- an actual secret society whose members included Sir Isaac Newton, Botticelli, Victor Hugo, and Da Vinci, among others.

In a breathless race through Paris, London, and beyond, Langdon and Neveu match wits with a faceless powerbroker who seems to anticipate their every move. Unless Langdon and Neveu can decipher the labyrinthine puzzle in time, the Priory's ancient secret -- and an explosive historical truth -- will be lost forever.

The Da Vinci Code On Set Pictures

The Da Vinci Code On Set Pictures

The Da Vinci Code On Set Pictures

The Da Vinci Code On Set Pictures

Brian B.