‘Life of Pi’ Photo with Suraj Sharma and Richard Parker the Tiger

Ang Lee directs this adaptation of Yann Martel’s novel about the sole survivors of a shipwreck.

20th Century Fox has released the first photo from Life of Pi, scheduled for release December 21. Ang Lee directs this adaptation of Yann Martel's novel, which centers on Pi Patel (Suraj Sharma), who shares a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker, a hyena, an injured zebra, and an orangutan after a shipwreck. Check out the photo, which features Suraj Sharma and the tiger, who becomes his only form of companionship.

Life of Pi Photo

Life of Pi was released November 21st, 2012 and stars Irrfan Khan, Suraj Sharma, Gérard Depardieu, Rafe Spall, Tabu, Adil Hussain, Shravanthi Sainath, Andrea Di Stefano. The film is directed by Ang Lee.

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Comments (8)

  1. Josh

    @dan1 The character in the novel names the Tiger because he notices the prevalence of shipwrecked figures throughout history and literature that have been named "Richard Parker."

    3 years agoby @shuabertFlag

  2. Dragon1991

    Pass. Sorry guys.

    3 years agoby @Dragon1991Flag

  3. rjh094

    I remember reading this my freshman year (I'm a senior now). It'll be interesting to see how they play out the big "twist".

    3 years agoby @rjh094Flag

  4. m2

    @thedude-abides I'm with you on that one.

    3 years agoby @m2Flag

  5. Dan

    A bengal tiger named Richard Parker? Why does the tiger have such a whitey name? :P

    3 years agoby @dan1Flag

  6. Jay.A.Ottley

    Looking forward to this one... Haven't read the book yet

    3 years agoby @jayaottleyFlag

  7. thedude-abides

    I've been following this one closely for the past year or so. As much as I love Ang Lee, however, he's the epitome of hit or miss. This, I think, will prove to be an example of the latter.

    3 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  8. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    That's a big lifeboat. I'm getting a Noah vibe from this

    3 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

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