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Disney Hires Director For Live-Action Sword in the Stone

January 20, 2018 | Posted by Joseph Lee
Sword in the Stone

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney has hired Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (28 Weeks Later) to direct their upcoming live-action adaptation of The Sword in the Stone, based on their animated 1963 film. The script was written by Bryan Cogman with Brigham Taylor producing. Louis Provost will oversee for the studio.

The original film was loosely based on T.H. White’s novel of the same name, which became part of his series The Once and Future King. It’s the second Arthurian mythos film they’re devloping after The Merlin Saga, which Ridley Scott will direct.

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