The live action adaptation brings Patton Oswalt back to play Professor Dementor.
Live Action Adaptation
Robert Rodrigeuz and Peter Segal were previously attached to the long-delayed adaptation.
Hop on this magic carpet for a ride into Guy Ritchie’s whole new world.
Disney has also tagged the live-action remake with a 2020 release date.
The pilot episode will be helmed by Melina Matsoukas (Insecure), who is perhaps best known as the director of Beyoncé’s “Formation” and “All Night” videos.
The “sonic and musical experience” will be a modern day reimagining of Victor Hugo’s classic gothic novel.
Guy Ritchie-directed film comes under fire for darkening extras instead of hiring ethnically appropriate actors.
The Phantom Tollbooth film adaptation in the works from Game of Thrones and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia alum
The iconic children’s book was previously adapted for film back in 1970.
British comedian Peter Serafinowicz looks more than suited to play the clumsy, blue superhero.