Director: ROBERT ZEMECKIS
Screenplay: ROBERT ZEMECKIS, KENYA BARRIS
Starring: ANNE HATHAWAY, OCTAVIA SPENCER, STANLEY TUCCI, KRISTIN CHENOWETH, CHRIS ROCK
Release Date: TBC
Reimagining Dahl’s beloved story for a modern audience, Robert Zemeckis’s visually innovative film tells the darkly humorous and heartwarming tale of a young orphaned boy who, in late 1967, goes to live with his loving Grandma in the rural Alabama town of Demopolis. As the boy and his grandmother encounter some deceptively glamorous but thoroughly diabolical witches, she wisely whisks our young hero away to an opulent seaside resort. Regrettably, they arrive at precisely the same time that the world’s Grand High Witch has gathered her fellow cronies from around the globe—undercover—to carry out her nefarious plans.