20,000 Leagues Under The Sea film is back on

Find out who will finally bring Jules Verne’s classic novel to the big screen.

20000 Leagues Under The Sea

The film adaptation of Jules Verne’s classic science fiction novel 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea is one that has defeated a number of filmmakers. Ever since Richard Fleischer’s 1954 Disney version, the likes of David Fincher and McG have tried but ultimately failed. Now, however, the prospect of a big-budget modern update finally looks feasible, with none other than Bryan Singer announcing via his Instagram account that he has written a script:

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So as you’ll see, along with Rick Sordelet and Jack The Giant Slayer co-writer Dan Studney, Singer is having a good old crack of it. Considering his experience directing the kind of big-budget CGI-fests that this is sure to be via his time directing the X-Men movies, we’d say he’s a good fit for it.

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