The Stuff Of Legend

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The Stuff of Legend: New fantasy film from Disney

  • Walt Disney Pictures is developing a big screen adaptation of "The Stuff of Legend", based on the series of graphic novels by Mike Raicht and Brian Smith.

  • Peter Candeland is set to direct.

  • Shawn Christensen will write the screenplay.

  • The story is set in 1944 and follows a boy who is abducted by the Boogeyman and dragged into the closet realm known as The Dark. The boy's puppy rallies his toys to follow his master in a rescue mission. Once in the closet, each of those toys become menacingly large and agile creatures who engage in a war with the Boogeyman's forces. Those armies are comprised of the other toys stored in the closet, a mix of medieval knights, cowboys and toy soldiers.