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See Nicole Kidman Transform in the Latest Trailer for The Goldfinch

The adaptation of Donna Tartt's best-selling novel premieres this September.
IMAGE SCREENSHOT FROM THE GOLDFINCH TRAILER / T&C US
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This fall, Donna Tartt's best-selling novel The Goldfinch is being adapted into a film. Here's what we know so far.

MULTIPLE TRAILERS REVEAL THE FILM'S CENTRAL MYSTERY OF A MISSING PAINTING.

The first full clip below introduces viewers to the tragic bombing that sets the film in motion, while the second, above, delves deeper into the story's grief.

For those unfamiliar with Tartt's text, it centers around a young boy, Theo Decker (played by Oakes Fegley, and later Ansel Elgort), whose mother dies in a terrorist attack on an art museum, while they are looking at the 1654 Carel Fabritius painting The Goldfinch. That painting goes missing in the aftermath of the bombing, and the lost work of art becomes central to Decker's life moving forward.

PREVIOUSLY, A FEW PHOTOS FROM THE SET OF THE FILM WERE MADE PUBLIC.

In the snaps from set, Nicole Kidman, normally a glamorous-looking 50-something-year-old, has been completely transformed by age makeup into her character, Mrs. Barbour, a wealthy, Park Avenue socialite who has taken kindly to the story's thirteen-year-old protagonist.

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Luke Wilson and Willa Fitzgerald, who play Larry Decker and Kitsey Barbour, have also been seen filming in New York City.

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Other cast members include Sarah Paulson, who will play Xandra; Finn Wolfhard, who has been cast as Young Boris; and Jeffrey Wright, who will play Hobie.

RECENTLY USA TODAY PUBLISHED THE FIRST STILLS FROM THE COMPLETED FILM.

See those pictures here:

DON'T WORRY IF YOU HAVEN'T QUITE MADE IT THROUGH TARTT'S LENGTHY TOME JUST YET—YOU STILL HAVE TIME TO READ THE SOURCE MATERIAL.

The film isn't expected to debut until September 13.

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Shop the novel at the link below:

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SHOP NOW: The Goldfinch, amazon.com, $9.89

*This article originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com

*Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors

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