Spellbound, the forthcoming feature from Skydance Animation, has a global release date: November 11, 2022. Paramount Pictures is co-financing the film, and will release it globally.
What’s the project? Spellbound is described as a musical fantasy feature “set in a world of magic where a young girl must break the spell that has split her kingdom in two.”
Who’s involved? The film is directed by Vicky Jenson (Shrek, Shark Tale), and written by Lauren Hynek (Mulan remake), Elizabeth Martin (Mulan remake), and Linda Woolverton (Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King). Alan Menken, a key figure in Disney’s 1990s renaissance, will write the score with lyricist Glenn Slater, with whom he’s collaborated on past projects like the Broadway adaptation of The Little Mermaid and Disney’s Tangled. David Lipman (Shrek) is producing.