Massive Cast Announced For “Hugo Cabret”

Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen, Asa Butterfield, Chloe Moretz, Jude Law, Ray Winstone, Christopher Lee, Helen McCrory, Frances de la Tour and Richard Griffiths have all joined the cast of Martin Scorsese’s 3D adventure film “Hugo Cabret” which has begun production in London.

Based on Brian Selznick’s novel “The Invention of Hugo Cabret”, the story follows an orphan boy living a secret life in the walls of a Paris train station. He is soon caught up in a magical, mysterious adventure that could put all of his secrets in jeopardy.

John Logan adapted the script while Scorsese, Graham King, Tim Headington, and Johnny Depp will produce. Shooting will take place on location in London and Paris as well as at Shepperton Studios in the UK. The film is set to open December 9th 2011.