John Whittington, known for his work on ‘The Lego Batman Movie,’ will write the script.
In rare venture into the world of competitive spec projects, Disney has come out on top of a bidding war to pick an untitled high concept pitch from John Whittington, the scribe known for his work on several Lego feature films.
Veteran producer John Davis, whose recent credits include Dolemite is My Name and Game Night, is producing with his Davis Entertainment partner, John Fox.
Details are being kept in the vault but it is known that the high concept story is set in the world of movies. Disney elbowed out Warner Bros to capture the project, which will be live action and intended for theatrical release.