Wright, Depp, and Gaiman Team Up for ‘Fortunately, The Milk’ Adaptation

Wright, Depp, and Gaiman Team Up for ‘Fortunately, The Milk’ Adaptation

Some of you may remember the recent hubbub over author Neil Gaiman’s television adaptation of American Gods. Well, now there’s something for his pint-sized fans to get excited about, because his epic children’s book, Fortunately, the Milk, is getting the big screen treatment, reports Nerdist. Gaiman’s name isn’t the only one attached to the project, though; both Edgar Wright and Johnny Depp have signed on under various roles.

Wright is slated to direct the adaptation, while Depp will both act in and produce the film. The script will be penned by Bret Mackenzie. Fortunately, the Milk is planned to be a combination of live action and animation.

The story is “a whimsical tale of a father who leaves one morning to buy milk and returns home with fantastic stories about his aliens, pirates, and time travel,” all of which he recounts to his son.

Will you be bringing your kiddos to see the movie once it hits theatres?

Raine Winters

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Raine lives in Cleveland, Ohio and works as a freelance writer and graphic artist. From an early age she has harbored a love of reading and writing, and is lucky enough to incorporate both into her daily work routine. Raine is a lover of all things fantasy and horror related, has a soft spot in her heart for middle grade and young adult fiction, and spends most of her free time running, wakesurfing, or wrangling in her husband and three cats while they perpetrate a massive amount of mischief around the house.

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L.W. Flouisa from Tennessee is reading More Murakami October 26, 2015 - 3:18pm

You never know, might make me a Gaiman fan. I know I enjoyed Wolf In The Wolves.

But generally prefer darker children's movies like Saving Mr. Banks for example. In how they approach real issues youth face, and the darkness thereof.

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