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Breaking Bad creator takes on ‘revisionist’ tale of Jack and the Beanstalk

April 24th, 2015 by Dave Bowling Comments

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Vince Gilligan, creator of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, has been approached by Disney over a tale of giant proportions (sorry).

Gilligan is attached to produce a Disney adaptation of Beanstalk, a ‘revisionist’ take on the centuries-old fairytale that the House of Mouse has secured the rights to. Emmy-winning Breaking Bad writer Thomas Schnauz is being brought in for scripting duties.

No word on a director at this stage but Gilligan has not been ruled out. This isn’t Disney’s first take on Jack & the Beanstalk, but exactly how revisionist it is remains to be seen.

Anyone for giants versus The Avengers?


I’ll get me coat…

Source: Comingsoon

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Dave was born at an early age to parents of both sexes. He has been a self-confessed geek for as long as he can remember, having been raised through the 80s on a steady diet of Doctor Who, Star Trek, Red Dwarf and (sigh) Knight Rider. Throw the usual assortment of Saturday morning cartoons into the mix and we have something quite exceptional: someone with an encyclopaedic knowledge of utter tosh; a love of giant robots and spaceships fighting; and the strange desire to leap tall buildings in a single bound while wearing his underpants over his trousers. The death ray is currently in the works and one day you shall all bow to him, his giant space station and fleet of funky orange space shuttles...

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