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After the satisfying success of Jumanji in 1995, another one of Chris Van Allsburg children stories is being released as a fiction-adventure movie. Zathura is the story of two young brothers who are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is magically hurtled through space. Jumanji (1995), The Polar Express (2004) showed the potential of Allsburg stories on children on screen, which will be continuing by the release of Zathura on September 11th. The movie will be featuring young actors Josh Hutcherson and Jonah Bobo as the adventurous brothers, as well as the breathtaking actor Tim Robbins as their dad.
Another movie on Allsburg filmography is also announced to be released in 2006, named Widow's Broom. Movie will be about the story of a widow, who finds a broom left by a witch in her garden.
Allsburg stories for children is also attracting people from any age, and continuing to be a huge series of interest. The series of movies differ from similar story based series by the fact that Allsburg stories was shot by different directors each time. A search for the permanent? Maybe...