Merlin Saga will be directed and produced by Ridley Scott?
Despite only a few days ago, Ridley Scott, had accused Disney of choose directors of little-known films, pointing the finger primarily against Star Wars, and today Variety reports the news that the father of the Alien would be in negotiations now almost ultimate to direct the Merlin Saga for the “Mickey mouse”.
According to the report, Scott could soon be behind the camera for the adaptation of the saga of novels written by T. A. Barron, opened in 1996 and today has 12 volumes to his credit.
For those not familiar with the novels, the story revolves around the figure of Merlin, the famous magician at the court of King Arthur, who emerged from the waters of the sea of Wales, tries to regain his memory lost in a long journey that will lead him to discover that you have magical powers.
In addition to directing the film, it seems that Ridley Scott will also produce the film with his Scott Free production company founded in 1980 by the director, along with Gil Netter. Philippa Boyens will instead focus on the screenplay of the film.
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