Report: Disney Finds Director for Live-Action ‘Sword In the Stone’ Remake

sword in the stone remake live actionAccording to a report in The Hollywood Reporter today, Disney is turning to Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (28 Weeks Later) to direct their upcoming live-action remake of the classic ‘Sword in the Stone.’

‘Sword in the Stone,’ which will be a re-telling of the classic 1963 animated film, was once rumored to be a potential 2018 release, but has since been pushed back to an undisclosed date. The script was written by Bryan Cogman (Game of Thrones) and will be produced by Brigham Taylor (The Jungle Book).

As always, I will be posting more about the ‘Sword in the Stone’ remake as details are released, so be sure to subscribe to my updates!

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Craig Smith
I am founder and editor of DisneyNews.us. My passion for all things Disney goes pretty far back but was deepened by two semi-recent developments: 1) The birth of my son (who is now 7 years old and can't get enough Disney); and 2) Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm/Star Wars (did I mention I was a super Star Wars geek?) I recently came to the realization that I spent a significant portion of my day reading articles about Disney and watching it with my son, so it only made sense that I would start sharing some of what I read and see and building a little community around it. Other interests include Disney, Sports, 80's Nostalgia, LEGO, Star Wars and Tech Gadgets. Other sites include DMR and VideoGamesStats.com.