Disney and Rudin Purchase Dangerous Book

Disney and Scott Rudin have bought the screen rights to The Dangerous Book for Boys.

Written by British siblings Conn and Hal Iggulden, the book was a smash bestseller when published by HarperCollins in the U.K. last year, and a version slightly altered for American readers was released in May.

The book consists of short chapters on subjects ranging from famous historical battles to knot-tying techniques, coin tricks, astronomy and how to hunt and cook a rabbit.

The movie approach to the book is likely to be a yarn revolving around the struggle fathers face in raising their sons and balancing a natural instinct to shelter them from harm with their sons’ natural desire for adventure and even a bit of danger.


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