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Thursday 10 July 2014

Brad Pitt dips toes Under The Sea?

Brad Pitt might star in a new adaptation of 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

Brad Pitt is reportedly being courted by old friend David Fincher to star in his new adaptation of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

The adaptation of Jules Verne's ocean adventure - which starred Kirk Douglas in the 1954 original - is currently waiting to get the greenlight from Disney, Variety reports.

Sources say David - who has previously collaborated with Brad on Se7en, Fight Club and The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button - has asked the actor to take the lead role of sailor and master harpooner Ned Land.

Se7en's Andrew Kevin Walker rewrote the script by Scott J Burns back in November 2011 and now David is waiting for Disney to give the project the go ahead.

Scott recently told movie blog ComingSoon.net: "20,000 Leagues came about because David and I were trying very hard to find something to do together. I wanted to do something that was science fiction with David because I think science fiction is maybe the most exciting area to work in right now.

"As it so happened, David and I both loved 20,000 Leagues when we were kids. It was one of my favourite books."

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