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The Spiderwick Chronicles (31-Jan-2008)

Director: Mark Waters

Writers: David Berenbaum; Karey Kirkpatrick; John Sayles

Based on a book by: Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi (children's books)

Keywords: Drama

Three children relocating to a decrepit estate with their mother are drawn into a whimsical realm filled with strange creatures.

Jared Grace, twin brother Simon, sister Mallory, and mother Helen leave New York to live at the Spiderwick Estate, a spooky old house owned by great-great-uncle Arthur Spiderwick. A fantastical alternate reality filled with fairies and other out-of-this-world creatures awaits the Grace children, driven to investigate the estate's history when a number of unexplainable incidents in an around the property are blamed on Jared.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Freddie Highmore
14-Feb-1992   Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Andrew McCarthy
29-Nov-1962   St. Elmo's Fire
Nick Nolte
8-Feb-1941   48 Hours
Mary-Louise Parker
2-Aug-1964   Weeds
Joan Plowright
28-Oct-1929   Enchanted April
Seth Rogen
15-Apr-1982   Knocked Up
Martin Short
26-Mar-1950   SNL and Primetime Glick
David Strathairn
26-Jan-1949   Passion Fish


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