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Vince Gilligan Planting a Beanstalk for Disney

TV giant climbing into movies. By Brandon Wolfe Vince Gilligan, the mastermind behind Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul , is looking to venture from the small screen to the big one with Beanstalk , a revisionist take on Jack and the Beanstalk that has been acquired by Disney. The story comes from a detailed outline written by Gilligan, which will be fleshed out into a script by Thomas Schnauz, one of Gilligan’s frequent collaborators. Gilligan is also eying the director’s chair for the project. The classic tale has recently received an updated take in the form of 2013’s Jack the Giant Slayer , directed by Bryan Singer, but that film was poorly received and barely made back its budget. Let’s hope Gilligan’s take is better. Hard to imagine it could be worse. Discuss this story with fellow SJF fans on Facebook . On Twitter, follow us at @SandwichJohnFilms , and follow author Brandon Wolfe at @BrandonTheWolfe .