Ben Affleck Will Direct Disney’s Keeper of the Lost Cities Movie

Ben Affleck has put forward his next directorial effort, and is a big one for Disney. Affleck is tapped for an adaptation Protector of lost citiesThe best-selling fantasy book series from author Shannon Messenger. It could become Affleck’s first stab at directing the blockbuster franchise. Should it pan, Disney will have plenty of source material to develop it for years to come.

According to a new report, Disney is developing a Protector of lost cities The film was joined by Ben Affleck Direct. good will Hunting And Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice The star will also pen the screenplay with Kate Gritmon. Affleck, moreover, will produce the film through its Pearl Street production company.

Protector of lost cities Originally published in 2012 and has since given birth to a series, currently featuring eight main entries and 2020 Unlocked, Which was billed as entry 8.5. The series includes Deportation, Evergreen, Never seen, Pole Star, Twilight, Remembrance And Inheritance. Currently more than 2.5 million books are in print. The series focuses on a young girl named Sophie, who discovers that she is a telepath. The summary for the first book is as follows.

“Twelve-year-old Sophie has never been fit in her life. She skips several grades and doesn’t really connect with older children in school, but is not comfortable with her family. The reason for this is Sophie’s? A telepath, someone. One who can read minds. No one knows his secret, at least, what he thinks … but the day Sophie meets Fitz, a mysterious (and adorable) boy, she Learns that she is not alone. She is also a telepath, and discovers the reason she has never felt at home, well … she is not. Fizz has Sophie’s eyes for a shocking truth. Opened up, and she is forced to leave behind her family for a new life that is different from what she has ever known. But Sophie still has secrets, and they are deeply buried in her memory for good reason : Answers are dangerous and in high demand. What is her true identity, and why she was hidden among humans.; Truth can mean life or death and time is running out. “

for Ben Affleck, It adds to a growing slate for the Oscar-winning filmmaker. They have already remade it Witness for the Prosecution, As well as World War II films Ghost army. On acting side, Affleck acted the way back Ready to re-establish his role as Batman in last year and Zack Snyder Justice League this year. He is also starring alongside Ridley Scott’s Matt Damon The last duel, Which is expected to come later this year.

For Disney, this could be another potential franchise to add to its huge stable of lucrative IPs. The studio is already home to Marvel, Pixar, Star wars even more. Nothing can hurt being a YA fantasy series under its belt. We will make sure you keep posting as any further information on the project is provided. This news comes to us via Deadline.

Topic: Defenders of lost cities, Disney

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