Oprah Winfrey Reportedly Signs on as Producer of Disney’s “The Water Man”

Oprah Winfrey has reportedly signed on to produce Disney’s upcoming feature film The Water Man, according to Backstage.

  • According to a 2015 report from Deadline, Oprah has been attached to The Water Man for several years.
  • The Water Man will mark Oprah’s return to Disney after she starred in A Wrinkle in Time earlier this year.
  • Winfrey will be joined by her Selma co-star David Oyelowo who will double as an actor and producer.
  • The Water Man will be a mythical adventure which will follow a young boy who runs away from home in search of a magic healer.
  • Filming is slated to begin in May 2019.

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