THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY Trailer Directed and Starring Ben Stiller

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Here’s the debut trailer for The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, directed by and starring Ben Stiller.  A remake of a 1947 film by the same name, and based on a story by James Thurber, the film centers around the life of a man bored in his own reality who escapes into his own fantasies and imagination.

The film also stars Kristen Wiig, and is already getting some early awards buzz due to some of the footage that’s been floating around.  The Secret Life of Walter Mitty opens December 25th, hit the jump to check out the trailer (which is fantastic) and synopsis.

Ben Stiller directs and stars in THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY, James Thurber’s classic story of a day-dreamer who escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker (Kristen Wiig) are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.