Friday, February 25, 2011

Ewan McGregor Joins Bryan Singer's 'Jack the Giant Killer'

Ewan McGregor is in negotiations for a part in Bryan Singer's 'Jack the Giant Killer,' he would join the cast which already includes Nicholas Hoult in the title role with Bill Nighy, Stanley Tucci and John Kassir co-starring.

The project, a fantasy drama that re-teams Singer with 'The Usual Suspects' and 'Valkyrie' screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie, is said to take an adult look at the 'Jack and the Beanstalk' legend.
When a princess is kidnapped, a long-standing peace between men and giants becomes threatened, and a young farmer is given an opportunity to lead a dangerous expedition to the giant kingdom to rescue her.