McG Traveling Down 20,000 LEAGUES - Mania.com
Hmm, is this a good idea, messing with a classic?McG Traveling Down 20,000 LEAGUES
Director McG will soon leave the future (Terminator Salvation) and travel to the ocean's depths as he's been tasked to direct 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Captain Nemo. Variety reports Walt Disney has grabbed the director to lead their family adventure which is getting fast tracked to the big screen, based on a screenplay by Bill Marsilli. Sean Baily is producing with McG's Wonderland Sound and Vision.
Plot Concept:The film is an origin story of Nemo as he creates his warship, the Nautilus. The characters come from the Jules Verne novel. The 1954 original 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea was the first live-action film made by Walt Disney, became the second-highest grossing film that year and won three Oscars.
The trade reports this will be McG's next project shot between the latest Terminator feature and the film's sequel, which he is in discussions to supervise development and direct for Warner Bros.