Joe Cornish directs new film in the UK

Joe CornishA major new feature film is gearing up to shoot in the UK later this year with Joe Cornish at the helm. 

Cornish has also written the screenplay for The Kid Who Would Be King, which is from Big Talk Productions and Working Title in the UK, and Fox in the US. 

When announcing auditions for the young leads on Twitter, casting director Jessica Ronane described the film as “a family fantasy action-adventure movie about a band of young kids embarking on an epic quest to thwart a medieval menace.”  

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The Kid Who Would Be King is Cornish’s second film as director, following Attack the Block in 2011. He has been busy with a variety of screenwriting projects in the meantime including developing a film adaptation of Neal Stephenson’s sci-fi novel Snow Crash with producers Frank Marshall and Kathleen Kennedy. 

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Joe Cornish photo via Getty Images Ent/Eamonn M McCormack. 

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