Same Planet. Different World

During an expedition to Iceland, professor Trevor Anderson (Brendan Fraser), his nephew Sean (Josh Hutcherson) and their guide, Hannah (Anita Briem), get trapped in a cavern. As they follow their only escape route deeper and deeper below the Earth's surface, they pass through strange places and encounter incredible creatures, including dinosaurs. But as volcanic activity around them increases, they realize they must find their way out -- soon.

In the family adventure "Journey to the Center of the Earth," three explorers plunge deep into a strange new realm beneath the Earth's surface where they embark on an amazing voyage and find awe-inspiring sites amidst grave danger.
During a scientific expedition in Iceland, visionary scientist Trevor Anderson (Brendan Fraser), his nephew Sean (Josh Hutcherson) and their beautiful local guide, Hannah (Anita Briem), are unexpectedly trapped in a cave from which their only escape is to go deeper and deeper into the depths of the Earth. Traveling through never-before-seen worlds, the trio comes face-to-face with surreal and unimaginable creatures-including man-eating plants, giant flying piranha, glow birds and terrifying dinosaurs from days past. The adventurers soon realize that as volcanic activity increases around them, they must find a way back to the Earth's surface before it is too late.

With spectacular photo-real environments and revolutionary new filmmaking techniques, "Journey to the Center of the Earth" is an epic adventure that takes audiences directly into the heart of our heroes' voyage, bringing them along for a wild, visceral ride.

New Line Cinema and Walden Media present "Journey to the Center of the Earth" starring Brendan Fraser ("Crash," "The Mummy" films), Josh Hutcherson ("Bridge to Terabithia") and Anita Briem ("The Tudors"). The film marks the big screen directorial debut of Academy Award-winning visual effects veteran Eric Brevig ("Total Recall," "Pearl Harbor").

A kinetic thrill ride that puts a contemporary twist on Jules Verne's original novel, "Journey to the Center of the Earth" is the first live-action, narrative motion picture to be shot in digital 3D.
Brevig directed the film from a screenplay by Michael Weiss and Jennifer Flackett & Mark Levin. Charlotte Huggins and Beau Flynn are the producers, with Toby Emmerich, Brendan Fraser, Mark McNair and Tripp Vinson serving as executive producers.

The behind-the-scenes creative team includes director of photography Chuck Schuman; production designer David Sandefur; editors Paul Martin Smith, Dirk Westervelt and Steven Rosenblum; and visual effects supervisor Christopher Townsend. The music is composed by Andrew Lockington.

"Journey to the Center of the Earth" will be released in theatres nationwide and in RealD 3D where available. This film has been rated PG by the MPAA for "intense adventure action and some scary moments."

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