Kenneth Branagh will continue to collaborate with Walt Disney Studios. According to Variety, the Irish director is movieing a series of fantasy works by Owen Colfer, dedicated to the young criminal prodigy Artemis Fowl.
The first novel from this series was released in 2001 and immediately became a bestseller not only in Ireland, but also abroad. According to the plot, 12-year-old Fowl intends to commit his biggest crime - to get the gold that belongs to the fairies. He has to face the most dangerous creatures of his world. It is worth noting that in the series of works Artemis Fowle is more of an antihero than a full-fledged villain, and periodically collaborates with fairy creatures to destroy the plans of supervillains.
Harvey Weinstein agreed to become the producer of the project. The shooting and possible rental schedules have not yet been specified.
Recall that Kenneth Branagh has repeatedly collaborated with the Walt Disney studio earlier. He directed movies such as Thor and Cinderella. Both movies were successful worldwide. His next directorial project will be the adaptation of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, dedicated to the famous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot.
The Topic of Article: Kenneth Branagh will movie novels about a 12-year-old criminal genius.