September 28, 2011 6:56pm PT by THR Staff
'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close' Trailer: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock Star (Video)
The Stephen Daldry-directed drama Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is already garnering Academy buzz, with The Hollywood Reporter’s official awards blogger Scott Feinberg projecting it as a Best Picture frontrunner.
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In his feature film debut, 13-year-old Jeopardy winner Thomas Horn stars as a young boy who loses his father in the Sept. 11th attacks. Sandra Bullock and Tom Hanks play his doting parents.
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Following the sudden death of his father, Horn’s character scours New York City to find a lock that fits one mysterious key that his dad left behind. Viola Davis, John Goodman and James Gandolfini also star in the project, which will have a limited opening on Dec. 25, followed by a Jan. 20 national release.
The film is an adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer’s 2005 novel of the same name. Watch the trailer below.