No launch date set but.
Disney has reportedly tapped 28 Weeks Later director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo to helm The Sword in the Stone live-action remake.
In accordance with The Hollywood Reporter, Fresnadillo is at present in talks with Disney to tackle the undertaking, which might be a reimagining of the 1963 animated traditional. A launch date for the remake has not been set but.
Sport of Thrones writer-producer Bryan Cogman reportedly wrote the script, with Brigham Taylor (The Jungle E-book) producing. The unique film’s story follows the magician Merlin mentoring a younger King Arthur, and it’s the final movie launched by Disney earlier than Walt Disney’s demise.
The Sword within the Stone is the second of two Merlin movies at present in growth at Disney, with the other one being The Merlin Saga, which Alien director Ridley Scott may helm. The Merlin Saga is claimed to be based mostly on T.A. Barron’s novel sequence and follows the rise of a younger Merlin.
Philippa Boyens (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) is penning the script for The Merlin Saga, with Scott additionally probably producing.