Shaun of the Dead/Hot Fuzz duo Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have been cast in the roles of bumbling detectives Thompson and Thomson in the Steven Spielberg/Peter Jackson project Tintin. Frost and Pegg join Andy Serkis, who has already been cast as Captain Haddock. The lead character of Tintin has yet to be cast.
DreamWorks is targeting a 2010 release for the first film, to be directed by Spielberg. Peter Jackson will direct the second, which does not have a date yet.
Source: Ain’t It Cool News