Wishbone film in works at Universal
Peter Farrelly, who won the Oscars for Green Book, is set to produce the modern interpretation of the series along with Universal and Mattel Films.
A live-action film based on the popular 90s series Wishbone, featuring a tricolor Jack Russell terrier, is in the works. Peter Farrelly, who won the Oscars for Green Book, is set to produce the modern interpretation of the series along with Universal and Mattel Films.
The series (1996-2001) follows a dog as he takes viewers through important moments in classic literature. Roy Parker will develop the script for the film.
Following the announcement, Parker wrote, "As a kid who grew up watching the show, it's truly a dream come true. I'm excited to spend the foreseeable future asking, 'What's the story, Wishbone?'"
In a statement, the film's executive producer Robbie Brenner said, “We’re thrilled to be working with Peter Farrelly, Roy Parker, and Universal to take the beloved dog classic into a new direction with a modern reimagination of the franchise.”
The other cast and crew details are yet be announced as the project is still in early stages of development.