A whole bunch of new images from Where the Wild Things Are have arrived online courtesy of USA Today (in advance of the first trailer), and not only do we get our first real good look at the Wild Things, but the darn thing looks pretty awesome too. With 12 images in all (some old, some new), the photo spread takes you through some of the story -- the one read to most of us first at a very young age. Directed by Spike Jonze, and adapted for the screen (from Maurice Sendak's classic book) by Jonze and Dave Eggers, this new version of Where the Wild Things Are stays mostly true to form with a few small additions, like names for all the Wild Things. They are: Carol (James Gandolfini), Judith (Catherine O'Hara, Forest Whitaker (Ira), Douglas (Chris Cooper) and KW (Lauren Ambrose). Max Records plays Max, a rowdy little kid who creates his own world full of wild creatures after causing trouble and getting sent to bed without dinner. Check out a few of the images below and the rest over at USA Today.

Where the Wild Things Are
hits theaters on October 16.

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