Director Robert Zemeckis is in final talks to helm an adaptation of Roald Dahl's 1973 novel 'The Witches', about a seven year old boy who becomes entangled with witches during his vacation.
Roald Dahl is mostly known for his book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Numerous movies have been made based on this novel, but other Dahl's books have been turned into movies too.
The BFG, Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Road Builder, The Witches are just some of Dahl's novels that have been adapted for big screen.
The first ecranization of The Witches came out in 1990. Directed by Nicolas Roeg, starring Anjelica Huston, Rowan Atkinson, and Jasen Fisher, the movie was a success, having 1 BAFTA nomination.
Newest version of this Dahl's book will be adapted by a Hollywood superstar director Robert Zemeckis.
The deal is not officially signed, so keep checking up our website, and we'll keep you posted!