After shifting through a number of big-name talents, toy adaptation lands on indie darlings.
Live Action Adaptation
A “meta” take that could end up in theaters or on streaming services.
The latest live-action adaptation of a childhood animated classic.
The two have worked together since 1992’s Batman Returns.
The live action adaptation brings Patton Oswalt back to play Professor Dementor.
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 iconic children’s book was previously adapted for film back in 1970.