Disney Has Confirmed The Hunchback of Notre Dame Will Be Made Into A Live-Action Musical

Much-loved animation The Hunchback of Notre Dame will be the next Disney film to get the live-action remake treatment.

The new project will follow in the footsteps of other recent live-action Disney remakes, including The Jungle Book, Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King, which is set for release this summer.

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And according to DeadlineFrozen star Josh Gad has his sights set on the title role, however, no casting has been confirmed at this point. The task of writing tale has been given to Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang, with Stephen Schwartz and Alan Menken set to creating the music.

Oscar-winner Alan Menken is Disney royalty, having worked on the animated features AladdinBeauty and the BeastThe Little Mermaid and the original The Hunchback of Notre Dame, so we know it’s going to be in safe hands!

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