Bringing Richard Parker to the screen

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By Kathleen Atkins

In real and fictional histories of shipwrecks, the name “Richard Parker” figures recurrently. The writer Yann Martel paid homage to the history when he gave that name to his Life of Pi character, the Bengal tiger.

Whether or not you’ve read the book or seen the recent Oscar-winning Ang Lee film based on it, you can see Richard Parker — the tiger — all over the Internet these days in his full or partially rendered CGI glory. We offer you glimpses of him in this video. Play the video


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