Saturday, February 26, 2011

Jack the Giant Killer Movie

Jack the Giant Killer FilmDirector Bryan Singer will helm a new movie adaptation of the popular folk tale Jack the Giant Killer for Warner Bros. For those who don't know, Jack the Giant Killer is a British fairy tale about a plucky Cornish lad who slays a number of giants during King Arthur's reign. The Jack The Giant Killer movie will be a dark retelling of "Jack and the Beanstalk". There's no official release date yet.

A shirt from Legendary Pictures, believed to be for Jack the Giant Killer, was spotted during the last Comic Con, the tower looks definitely evil:
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"When a princess is kidnapped, a long-standing peace between men and giants becomes threatened, and a young farmer is given an opportunity to lead a dangerous expedition to the giant kingdom to rescue her."

The young actor Nicholas Hoult got the lead role as Jack. The cast also includes Stanley Tucci as an evil king, Bill Nighy, John Kassir and Ewan McGregor.

There's a Jack and the Beanstalk movie from 1933 that's in public domain, watch it below:

Jack and the Beanstalk

Anyway more details about the movie Jack The Giant Killer soon!