Ashleigh Powell is writing the script and Mark Gordon is producing. Sam Dickerman and Allison Erlikhman are overseeing the feature at Disney alongside Sara Smith at The Mark Gordon Company. Lindy Goldstein is set to exec produce.
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is set during Christmas Eve when a young girl named Marie is instructed to take care of a special Nutcracker doll. The Nutcracker comes to life and opens the door to a magical world of toys and an evil Mouse King that changes her life forever.
Hallstrom’s recent directing credits include The Hundred-Foot Journey and the movie adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’s Safe Haven. His next film, A Dog’s Purpose starring Bradley Cooper and Dennis Quaid is slated for a 2017 release date.
He is repped by UTA.
Dino-Ray Ramos | Staff Writer