New Line Cinema has set Eagle Eye and Disturbia helmer D.J. Caruso to direct Jack the Giant Killer, a drama that takes an adult look at the Jack and the Beanstalk legend, reports Variety.
When a princess is kidnapped, a long-standing peace between men and giants becomes threatened, and a young farmer is given an opportunity to lead a dangerous expedition to the giant kingdom to rescue her.
Mark Bomback (Race to Witch Mountain) wrote the script. Neal Moritz is producing.