Welcome to the Imaginarium.

Earlier this week the first full trailer for Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus made it's way online, and you can check it out after the jump.

Imaginarium almost never saw the light of day due to the untimely death of heath Ledger half way through the films shoot. However, thanks to its fantastical themes, the films director and Monty Python alum Terry Gilliam was able to tinker with the story to ensure the films completion.

And so each time Ledger's character Tony, a mysterious outsider passes through a magical mirror he takes on a new form. Enter Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell and Jude Law.

Most of the movies plot is mentioned in the trailer so I wont go into too much detail. Dr Parnassus made a deal with the devil to become immortal, now the devil wants to collect his daughter's soul and its up to Tony to try and save her.

The film premiered at Cannes Film Festival earlier this year to mixed reviews. Has Gilliam crafted an appropriate swan song for Ledger? Not everyone though so. Despite this, the trailer suggests that there will be no shortage of eye candy in the Imaginarium and it will no doubt be interesting to see how Depp, Farrell and Law rework the same character. Ultimately this film will be famous for being Ledgers final on screen appearance, and after his whirlwind stint as the Joker, who wouldn’t want to see that?

Whilst on the subject, here is a taster of Ledger as Tony, a clip that cropped up on the net a few months ago. Looks pretty cool!

The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus is released on the 16th of October.

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