Narnia ‘s Peacock Penning $150 Million Airman


Screenwriter Ann Peacock (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe) will pen Airman for Disney and Robert Zemeckis’ ImageMovers, reports Variety.

Gil Kenan is directing and Zemeckis, Jack Rapke and Steve Starkey are producing the $150 million motion-capture fantasy adventure through their ImageMovers.

Based on the book by Eoin Colfer, the swashbuckling scientific story centers on Conor Broekhart, a young man born in a hot air balloon to a family close to the king who has a penchant for looking to the skies for inspiration.

After his tutor and king are murdered, Broekhart spends two years in prison, escapes and must decide whether to should turn his back on those who abandoned him or fight those who plot to overthrow the government.