Don't know if any of have read The Golden Compass (it's the first novel in a trilogy). Here's a rough trailer for the movie. http://media.fotokem.com/Newline/20070321/TheGoldenCompass_SizzleReelRevised.mov
It's got Nicole Kidman, Daniel "007" Craig, and some others. I liked the books.
Here's the official website: http://media.fotokem.com/Newline/20070321/TheGoldenCompass_SizzleReelRevised.mov