In addition to penning the script for the film, Harold will produce the project with his producing partner and wife Tory Turnell via their Safehouse Pictures banner alongside Dan Lin and Jonathan Elrich's Rideback, who helped produce the box office smash live-action remake of Aladdin.
As Disney continues to plumb the depths of its own intellectual property for more movie material, the company has again turned to one of its theme park rides for inspiration.
In addition to creating the story for Zack Snyder's zombie pic at Netflix, Harold is now attached to write and executive produce Disney+'s upcoming Star Wars limited series centered on Obi-Wan Kenobi, which will see the return of Ewan McGregor to the role.
Harold is presently writing and govt producing the Obi-Wan Kenobi "Star Wars" collection for Disney Plus and govt produced "John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum". But now another Disney attraction reportedly has a film in the works: Space Mountain! Two years later, the ride was implemented at California's Disneyland.
Disney confirmed the project on Friday, a few weeks after announcing yet another live-action movie "Haunted Mansion", as per Variety.
Disney has previously created feature length films based on theme park rides such as Pirates of the Caribbean. The five Pirates movies, which all starred Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, grossed $1.5 billion domestically and over $3 billion internationally.
Disney also released the 2002 family comedy "Country Bears", based on the Disneyland attraction. The film is due out on July 30, 2021 - a 12 months after its authentic launch date, which was scrubbed as a effect of the coronavirus pandemic. The Disneyland ride inspired movie is set to premier on July 30, 2021, which will be a year after its original release date that was pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic. He's represented by Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment and Goodman Genow.