City of Ember
City of Ember is an upcoming film by Walden Media based on the 2003 novel The City of Ember by Jeanne Duprau. The novel was adapted by Caroline Thompson, and the film will be directed by Gil Kenan. City of Ember will be released on October 10, 2008.
The story follows two children, Lina Mayfleet and Doon Harrow; they live in the City of Ember, where the sky is always as dark as the darkest night. As Ember’s power source begins to fail and the lamps start to flicker, they search for clues that will unlock ancient mysteries about the city and save the people of Ember before it’s too late.
Directed by: Gil Kenan
Produced by: Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman
Written by: Caroline Thompson, Jeanne Duprau (novel)
Starring: Bill Murray, Tim Robbins, Saoirse Ronan, Toby Jones, Harry Treadaway, Miles Thompson, Rachel Morton, Eoin McAndrew
Music by: Andrew Lockington
Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
Release date(s): October 10, 2008
Country: United States