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By JEN YAMATO | Tuesday July 1, 2014 @ 3:57pm PDTTags: David N. Weiss, Disney, Enchanted 2, J. David Stem
EXCLUSIVE: Seven years after Disney‘s live-action princess adventure
scored Golden Globe and Oscar noms and a $340M worldwide box office, the Mouse House is moving again on a sequel.
writers J. David Stem and David N. Weiss have been hired to write
, marking the scripting duo’s latest live-action family outing after penning
Amy Adams starred and sang in the first pic in an eerily accurate portrayal of Giselle, the animated Disney princess who crosses over into the real world, opposite Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden, Timothy Spall, Idina Menzel, Rachel Covey, and Susan Sarandon. Kevin Lima directed the musical romance, which opened at No. 1 over Thanksgiving weekend 2007.
) is at the helm of the sequel, which will be produced again by Barry Josephson and Barry Sonnenfeld. An earlier draft was written by Jessie Nelson. No word yet on which cast members are expected back for more happily ever after. Weiss and Stem are repped by WME and Christine Cuddy of Kleinberg Lange Cuddy & Carlo.
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