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Labyrinth Sequel In The Works From Scott Derrickson

Matt McGloin Posted: 05/26/2020 - 17:35 COMMENT
Labyrinth Sequel In The Works From Scott Derrickson

A sequel to the popular 1986 movie starring David Bowie, Labyrinth, is in the works from the director of Marvel's Doctor Strange, Scott Derrickson.

Sony Pictures has tapped Derrickson to direct the Labyrinth sequel, with Maggie Levin writing the script.

The original flick also starred Jennifer Connelly which saw her play sixteen-year-old Sarah who is given thirteen hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother Toby when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King Jareth, played by Bowie.

Labyrinth was directed by Jim Henson and debuted June 27, 1986 bringing in around $325 million in today's dollars; a re-release was held in 2018.

Per Deadline, Lisa Henson of The Jim Henson Company is producing; Brian Henson is executive producing; Scott Derrickson is also executive producing with his frequent collaborator C. Robert Cargill; Blanca Lista, SVP of feature film production for Henson, is shepherding the project for The Jim Henson Company; Caellum Allan is supervising with Nicole Brown on behalf of TriStar Pictures.

Labyrinth David Bowie Goblin King

Labyrinth sequel: Who will play the Goblin King?

No casting has been announced but it is already wondered by fans who will play the part of the Goblin King, as David Bowie passed away in 2016.

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