files/pictures/picture-35.jpgNew Line Cinema is talking with HAIRSPRAY director Adam Shankman to helm their new version of THE NUTCRACKER, reports Deadline.com
. The studio hopes to have the film ready for holidays 2013.
Darren Lemke (JACK THE GIANT KILLER) penned the script based on E.T.A. Hoffman's book. The story follows a young girl who goes on an adventure with a wooden toy soldier.
Temple Hill’s Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen are producing. If Shankman boards, he and his Offspring Ent. partner Jennifer Gibgot will also produce.