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Here are several things that I apparently missed were happening: there is going to be a Disney remake/re-adaptation of Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea. David Fincher is going to direct it. And for awhile, Brad Pitt was in talks to star as Ned Land. But, wait! Now Pitt has passed and everyone is looking towards Channing Tatum (basically young Brad Pitt but with more dancing) to take the part.

Details are sparse right now, but it’s been confirmed that Fincher is looking into other actors to take the part that none other than Kirk Douglas played in Disney’s 1954 film of Jules Verne’s classic novel. Channing Tatum is right at the top of the list; in fact, as of right now, he Is the list. Interesting.

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea has all the exciting elements we might expect from a 3D Disney tentpole film: mad captains, »

- Lauren Humphries-Brooks

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