Spielberg’s BGF movie confirms release date

Published On July 12, 2014 » 2073 Views» By Darren Dimmick » Movies
The Roald Dahl novel is set to get a big screen adaption by Steven Spielberg and is due to hit cinemas in 2016.

Prepare for some frobscottle, a few snozzcumbers and plenty of whizzpopping, when the award winning director who has brought as some of the most amazing movie’s over the past 50 years including Saving Private Ryan and the Indiana Jones franchise brings the BFG to the big screen once more in a full live action movie.

ET screenwriter Melissa Mathison has written the script for the new film, to be directed by Spielberg for DreamWorks.

Spielberg said on the announcement of the new project, “The BFG has enchanted families and their children for more than three decades. We are honored that the Roald Dahl estate has entrusted us with this classic story,” said the Oscar-winning director in a statement.”

The BFG will tell the story of Sophie, an orphan who is snatched from her bed and befriended by the eponymous giant. It was previously made into an ITV animated movie in 1989.

The Movie has been scheduled for release on July 22nd 2016.

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