WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE Comic Con 2009 Panel
Max Records, who plays Max in Spike Jonze’s movie adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s classic story, WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE was the only one there to present the panel at Comic Con 2009.
The panel consisted mostly of showing an extended trailer and lots of clips, which I really enjoyed. I haven’t read the book, so I can’t compare the two, but I love what Spike Jonze has done.
Max Records did a really great job of presenting the panel. He was actually reading some of his lines off his hand, which he explained he might have to do since he hadn’t done something like that before. It was really sweet. Max Records talked about how Spike Jonze sometimes did things during scenes to get actors to have real reactions. For example when actors needed to be scared, he would make a big noise in the middle of the scene to get them to react.
Max Records also talked about what Maurice Sendak told him:
“I really hope people like this movie because if not, they can just go straight to hell.”
Where the Wild Things Are will be released to theaters on October 16, 2009. Check out more pictures from the Where the Wild Things Are Comic Con 2009 panel below.