Ridley Scott In Talks To Direct New Disney Movie That Focuses on Merlin

Ridley Scott Merlin

You may know him as the director of Sci-Fil thrillers like Alien or Blade Runner, but Ridley Scott may be bringing his talents to Disney.  According to a piece in Variety, Scott is reportedly in talks with Disney to direct “The Merlin Saga”

Based on the books by T.A. Barron, the series follows a young Merlin before he goes on to become the mentor of King Arthur.  The Merlin Saga marks the first of two films Disney is developing based around the character of Merlin with the second being a live-action “Sword In the Stone,” on which Scott also met with execs to discuss directing.

As of going to print, little information has been released about either project.  However, these are two films that we’ll be excitedly tracking the progress of in the months ahead.  Keeping following along with Chip and Co. for the latest in Merlin news and updates!

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