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‘Breaking Bad’ Creator Working with Disney on ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ Adaptation

‘Breaking Bad’ Creator Working with Disney on ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ Adaptation

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What do you get when you combine the mind behind Breaking Bad and Disney? It looks like we’ll soon find out.

Deadline broke the news that “a revisionist take on the Jack and the Beanstalk tale that is based on a detailed outline by Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul creator Vince Gilligan.”

The producer is working on getting Emmy Award winning Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul writer Thomas Schnauz onboard to pen the script.

Bryan Singer directed an adaptation of the tale in 2013 that starred Nicholas Hoult, Eleanor Tomlinson, Stanley Tucci, Ian McShane, Bill Nighy and Ewan McGregor. Jack the Giant Slayer fared simply ok in box offices, having a budget of $185–200 million and bringing in $197.6 million globally. Not to mention the movie was given mixed critical reviews.

Vince’s current project, Better Call Saul, has been met with nothing but a positive reception since it’s premiere this year. In fact, the series premiere became the biggest in cable history. Not a bad follow-up to the also critically acclaimed Breaking Bad.

We think Vince is more than qualified to pull off successful adaptation of the classic tale, but we’d love to hear what you think in the comments below!

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Jasmine Alyce Jasmine is the Associate Editor/Reporter for FanBolt. She’s been obsessed with pop culture and entertainment news since the olden days of MTV’s ‘TRL’ and graduated in 2009 with her BA in Journalism. She’s a huge horror and sci-fi/fantasy fan and her favorite shows include: American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Pretty Little Liars, Doctor Who, Bates Motel, Once Upon A Time and Scandal, to name a few.

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