LASSE HALLSTROM TO HELM
DISNEY'S 'NUTCRACKER AND FOUR REALMS' LIVE ACTION MOVIE
With Disney's ZOOTOPIA currently breaking animated movie records, it is perfect time for a kids' Saturday, don't you think? Starting with our fave Lasse Hallstrom who will direct the live action big screen version of THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS for Disney!
It is an adaptation of E.T.A. Hoffman’s Christmas Eve tale about a young girl who finds a Nutcracker doll among the family’s gifts and is charged by her parents to take special care of it. Under the cover of darkness, the Nutcracker comes to life, along with an evil Mouse King with seven heads, introducing Marie to the magical world of toys and the brave Nutcracker who will change her life forever.
SARA PENNYPACKER'S 'PAX'
TO BE ADAPTED INTO A MOVIE
Meanwhile, 'Deadline' reports that Sara Pennypacker's New York Times' No1 bestselling childrens' book PAX has been sold for feature movie adaptation. The story about love and defining your family deals with a boy who is separated from his pet fox and how they try to find each other again during the devastation of war. It speaks about devastating costs of wars.