Disney Acquires New ‘Jack and The Beanstalk’ Take From ‘Breaking Bad’ Creator
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Mickey and the Beanstalk is likely as close to a full-fledged Disney animated film based on the Jack and the Beanstalk fairy tale as we are going to get. That being said, with all of the recent trends of the studio announcing live-action adaptations of their animated classics, it seems like it was only a matter of time before this happened.

According to a report from Deadline, Disney has acquired the rights to Beanstalk, a revisionist take on the Jack and the Beanstalk story written by Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul creator Vince Gilligan. Hit the jump for more.

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Ewan McGregor To Join Nicholas Hoult, Bill Nighy & Stanley Tucci In Bryan Singer’s ‘Jack The Giant Killer’
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A pretty impressive cast is coming together for X-Men and The Usual Suspects director Bryan Singer‘s upcoming new movie, Jack the Giant Killer.

It’s being reported that Ewan McGregor, star of Trainspotting, Big Fish, and the Star Wars prequels, has entered into negotiations for a role in the movie, which is a retelling of the tale of Jack and the Beanstalk.

McGregor joins a cast that already includes Nicholas Hoult, who’s playing Beast in the Singer-produced X-Men: First Class, Stanley Tucci (The Lovely Bones, The Devil Wears Prada), Bill Nighy (Shaun of the Dead, Pirates of the Caribbean), and John Kassir (Tales from the Crypt, Race to Witch Mountain).

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