The Hollywood Reporter
Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan have made a career out of messing with our heads and giving us one gore-soaked terror tale after another. Now they’re looking to screw your kids up, too! Read on for details.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Melton and Dunstan, the writing team behind four of the seven Saw films, are moving into family-friendly territory as they have been tapped to adapt Disney’s live-action family film The Stuff of Legend.
The project, which is based on a graphic novel written by Mike Raicht and Brian Smith and illustrated by Charles Paul Wilson III, revolves around a band of toys that journeys into a dark realm to rescue their owner from the infamous Boogeyman. Animator Peter Candeland (All Dogs Go to Heaven 2, “Aladdin”) is attached to direct the film, which is being produced by David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman through their Disney-based Mandeville Films.
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