Polar Express Trailer On Screen, Online

Warner Bros. Pictures has announced that the official trailer for its upcoming CG-animated feature, The Polar Express, arrives in theaters today. In addition, the film’s official website, www.polarexpressmovie.com, is offering new footage exclusively on AOL (AOL Keyword: Polar Express/The Polar Express).

Based on the classic Caldecott Award-winning children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg, the film reunites the Oscar-winning Forrest Gump team of director Robert Zemeckis and star Tom Hanks. Imagemotion, the proprietary motion-capture technology developed by Sony Imageworks, was employed to tell the story of a doubting young boy who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole.

A presentation of Castle Rock Ent. in Association with Shangri-La Ent., the holiday pic was produced by Playtone, ImageMovers and Golden Mean.

The Polar Express will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, and is slated to pull into North American theaters on Nov. 10 with a simultaneous roll-out in IMAX theaters.