Steve Martin is set to headline a new live-action family comedy from Walt Disney Pictures. The Hollywood Reporter has word that Martin, who was last on the big screen in 2011’s The Big Year, will play the leading role in Magic Camp, originally scripted by Diary of a Wimpy Kid‘s Jeff Judah and Gabe Sachs and recently rewritten by A.C.O.D. writer/director Stu Zicherman.
Magic Camp will feature Martin as a banker who returns as a counselor to the camp he loved as a child, hoping to spread a love of magic while getting the campers ready to compete in the prestigious Golden Wand competition.
No director has, as of yet, signed on for the project, but check back for details as soon as they become available.
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