Paramount has released a new set of four posters for the skilfully staged 3D film Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away
Shrek and Narnia director Andrew Adamson
used slo-mo, close-ups and inventive camera angles to smooth the the spectacular skills of the Cirque du Soleil performers from big top to big screen.
A drama set against a variety of Cirque styles and acts, whose plot is still under wraps, but involves a young woman Mia (Erica Linz
) who falls for a circus performer, a trapeze artist simply known as The Aerialist (Igor Zaripov
)and slips with him into a strange, dreamy underworld where they get separated.
They spend the movie looking for each other while experiencing seven Cirque-themed worlds, such as a parallel universe where she meets the madly prancing clown (John Clarke
Produced by James Cameron
, Cirque du Soleil opens in theaters on December 21st, 2012.
Check out the new posters which showcase a few of the many stunts that will be featured in the film premiered at the Tokyo International Film Festival.