Looks like Disney is living up to their “we make dreams come true” tagline, because they’ve just hired another first-time director for a film centering on one of their most famous villainesses!
High profile directors like Darren Aronofsky, Tim Burton and Guillermo del Toro have been circling the film for almost two years, but according to Deadline (via Screenrant), visual effects supervisor and production designer Robert Stromberg will take the helm of the film, which is set to star Angelina Jolie as the namesake villainess and will be penned by classic Disney screenwriter Linda Woolverton (Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King).
What do you think? Stromberg has won back-to-back Oscars for his work in Avatar and Alice in Wonderland, so we know that the film will drop some jaws but will he be able to handle directing a full length feature? We certainly hope so!