Fri 27 Jul, 2012 @ 15:22 GMT

Life of Pi gets a teaser trailer. Offering the first glimpse of Ang Lee’s adaptation of Yann Martel’s best-selling book. Telling the story of a young man’s survival at sea the film will feature incredible 3D effects.

The critically acclaimed story tells of Pi’s oceanic journey who travels to Canada after growing up in India. His journey is interrupted and he finds himself travelling alongside a hyena, a tiger and a zebra. Martel’s book is a rich and cultured tale and the resulting film should weild fascinating results.

The trailer itself promises to provide thrills and spills as well as offering some sumptuous visual effects, including the oceans Pi journeys across. His tiger Richard comes across as a vividly real threat as do the the storms that surround them. The film stars ex Spider-man Tobey Maguire, Slumdog Millionaire‘s Irrfan Khan, Gérard Depardieu and Suraj Sharma.

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The film is set to be released in cinemas December 2012.