The Girl Who Drank the Moon

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Release Date: to be announced

Production Companies:
BottleCap Productions
20th Century Fox Animation

Status: In Development

Screenwriter: Marc Haimes
Script: Children's Book Adaptation

Genre: Family, Fantasy, Animation
About the film:
Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the Forest, Xan, is kind. She shares her home with a wise Swamp Monster and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon. Xan rescues the children and delivers them to welcoming families on the other side of the forest, nourishing the babies with starlight on the journey.

One year, Xan accidentally feeds a baby moonlight instead of starlight, filling the ordinary child with extraordinary magic. Xan decides she must raise this girl, whom she calls Luna, as her own. As Luna’s thirteenth birthday approaches, her magic begins to emerge--with dangerous consequences.

Project Timeline:
Oct. 25, 2016: Project announced. Writer: Marc Haimes, Distributor: 20th Century Fox Animation

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