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Disney is developing a live-action 'Sword in the Stone'

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Disney’s latest foray into live-action reimaginings of classic animated films will be The Sword in the Stone, EW confirmed Monday.

The original Sword in the Stone came out in 1963 and was based on a 1938 novel of the same name about a young boy who becomes royalty after pulling a sword out of an anvil. 

The Sword in the Stone is one of many Disney animated films that are currently getting the live-action treatment: Disney recently announced that they’re also working on live-action films focusing on Cinderella‘s Prince CharmingPinocchioand Mulanamong others.

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