The Polar Express: November 19th Tom Hanks produces and stars in this screen adaptation of the beloved children's book of the same name written by Jumanji author Chris Van Allsburg. Polar Express tells the story of a boy who maintains his belief in Santa Claus despite the teasing of his more cynical friends. The boy's conviction is rewarded one Christmas Eve when a steam train, guided by Hanks, appears in front of his house and carries him and his disbelieving friends off to the North Pole.
Today production designer Kenneth A. Larson unleashed some recent set design sketches used in the film on his official website!
for set design #1.
for set design #2.
The Polar Express was released November 10th, 2004 and stars Tom Hanks, Leslie Zemeckis, Eddie Deezen, Nona Gaye, Peter Scolari, Andy Pellick, Josh Eli, Mark Mendonca. The film is directed by Robert Zemeckis.