Jack the Giant Killer

Jack the Giant Killer

Release Date: 2013-03-01
Wide Release


Film Genre(s): Drama, Fantasy, Fantasy Adventure

United States


Previously scripted by Mark Bomback and Darren Lemke, with a rewrite by Christopher McQuarrie, this takes an adult look at the Jack and the Beanstalk legend. When a princess is kidnapped, a long-standing peace between men and giants becomes threatened, and a young farmer is given an opportunity to lead a dangerous expedition to the giant kingdom to rescue her.


  • Heat Vision reports that Christopher McQuarrie is reuniting with Bryan Singer for New Line and Legendary Pictures project. Singer is about to begin casting for the film, which he will shoot this summer in England. - 2010-04-22
  • Heat Vision reports that filming has been pushed back to February 2011, the delay reportedly because of visual effects. - 2010-05-28