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Stardust... Stardust... Stardust... Stardust...

The website for Stardust the movie is up, and I am totally beside myself, since Stardust is one of my all-time favorite books, and I've been waiting for sooooo long for this movie. It's billed by a couple of big names like Peter o'Toole, Rupert Everett, Michelle Pfeiffer and Robert de Niro. Ian McKellen is also in the movie as the narrator. I've already reconciled myself to the fact that Claire Daines is playing Yvaine (and she does look cute and adorable, once you look at her close and long enough), so I'll be elbowing myself past the people in line at the theatres come August.

Here are some screenshots from the website:

See? There's Mr. Robert De Niro, who plays Captain Shakespeare

Peter o'Toole as the old king of Stormhold

Ah... the ageless Michelle Pfeiffer. XD

Tristran and Yvaine on the open road.

I wish I had a star as pretty as she... Sigh.


See more -- besides the trailer, which I am also waiting for -- at www.stardustmovie.com.

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