MUMBAI: Jon Favreau will direct Disney's
upcoming project centered around the Disneyland
theme park Magic Kingdom, that will
see attractions and characters come to life.
The film is to be produced by Marc Abraham
and Eric Newman of Strike Entertainment.
deal is a development pact for Favreau and
the studio that is now looking out for a
writer to reshape the original script by
Ron Moore, Battlestar Galactica showrunner.
Favreau's other projects in development
are Me and My Monster and Johnny
Zero, both set up at Columbia.
has already turned theme park attractions
into films such as Pirates of the Caribbean
and Haunted Mansion.