“The year is 1912. Adèle Blanc-Sec, an intrepid young reporter, will go to any lengths to achieve her aims, including sailing to Egypt to tackle mummies of all shapes and sizes. Meanwhile, in Paris, it’s panic stations! A 136 million-year old pterodactyl egg on a shelf in the natural history museum has mysteriously hatched, and the bird subjects the city to a reign of terror from the skies. But nothing fazes Adèle Blanc-Sec, whose adventures reveal many more extraordinary surprises…”
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I heard “Luc Besson” (who wrote and directed The Fifth Element) and thought, “oh, this should be good. After all The Fifth Element is my favorite movie. Then I read “Steampunk” and got really excited. And now that I’ve seen the preview I HAVE TO SEE THIS!! Steampunk + Egyptology + Dinosaurs? I’m pretty sure this movie was made for me. (And for the record, I know that pterodactyls are not actually dinosaurs. They’re also not birds, but that’s what they kept calling it). It looks like it will have it’s campy moments, but they’re obviously intentional (the same is true with The Fifth Element). I have no idea if this will come out in US theaters, but I’m going to hope.