The Golden Compass is a forthcoming fantasy film based upon Northern Lights (titled The Golden Compass in the US). This movie should be released on December 7, 2007.
The story tells of Lyra's adventure to the far north in search of her friend.
Here the trailer:
And the plot:
"In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization." (Source: IMDb)
If the trailer has catched your attention then you may be interested by the following extended preview shown during the last Comic Con:
Promising movie! I wonder with what animal I would sign a contract like in the Golden Compass?
What about you?