I Kill Giants movie coming from Harry Potter director

Joe Kelly and J.M. Niimura’s graphic novel I Kill Giants names producers and director

I Kill GiantsJoe Kelly and J.M. Niimura’s acclaimed graphic novel I Kill Giants is getting the movie treatment.

SlashFilm reports that veteran filmmaker Chris Columbus (Harry Potter, Gremlins) is set to produce the movie, and that Danish director Anders Walter will making his feature debut behind the camera. Walters has an Oscar for best short film for Helium last year.

I Kill Giants “centers around a young outsider named Barbara Thorson. Her inability to fit in makes her life difficult, and she copes by escaping into a fantasy in which giants are real and it’s her job to stop them.”

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