Disney+ will premiere a new film adaptation of the classic novel Black Beauty later this year featuring the voice of Oscar winner Kate Winslet and starring Mackenzie Foy.

What’s Happening:

  • Anna Sewell’s classic novel Black Beauty gets a new film adaptation this year on Disney+.
  • Plot Description: “Black Beauty is a wild mustang born free in the American west. When she is captured and taken away from family, her story intertwines with that of 17-year old Jo Green, similarly grieving over the loss of her parents. The two slowly develop a bond that is built on love, respect and mutual healing.”
  • Black Beauty is directed by Ashley Avis (Adolescence) who also wrote the screenplay.\
  • JB Pictures’ Jeremy Bolt (Polar, Monster Hunter) and Robert Kulzer (Polar) from Constantin Film are producers and Martin Moszkowicz, Edward Winters and Jon Brown are executive producers.
  • Dylan Tarason is a co-producer, and Moonlighting Films president Genevieve Hofmeyr (Mad Max: Fury Road) is the South African producer.
  • Black Beauty is produced by Constantin Film and JB Pictures.
  • A release date has not yet been announced, but the film will be streaming on Disney+ in 2020.
  • Earlier this year, Disney+ also acquired the streaming rights to Clouds, a film starring Sabrina Carpenter.

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