They Roared Their Terrible Roars and Gnashed Their Terrible Teeth!
I still don't know how they'll manage to turn a very short book like this into a movie, but I love the Maurice Sendak source material. I don't even know why. There's hardly anything there, but the kid goes apeshit every time I read it (I think we're approaching the 47,677th time) and that seems to be enough reason to love it. And I certainly wouldn't doubt Eggers' and Jonze's ability to capture its spirit onscreen.
It hits theaters in October. Here's the poster:
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