It’s a good day to live in the Sherwood forest.

Disney has announced that it is in early production for a live-action remake of the 1973 movie-musical version of ‘Robin Hood,’ which is to be released on Disney+.

Based on the classic film, the story focuses on Robin Hood, portrayed as a fox, as he fights against Prince John’s excessive taxation of the animals of Sherwood forest alongside such classical characters as Little John, Friar Tuck, Maid Marian and the Sheriff of Nottingham.

Helming the project is ‘Blindspotting’ director Carlos Lopez Estrada. Also attached are Disney veterans Kari Granlund, who worked on the 2019 Disney+ version of ‘Lady and the Tramp’ and producer Justin Springer ( Dumbo, and Tron: Legacy)

Similar to past remakes, the film will feature a combination of CGI/live-action animals, like those in ‘Dumbo’ and ‘The Lion King’.

A release date is yet to be announced.

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