Tim Burton and Josh Brolin have teamed up to bring THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME to life. Burton is said to be hard at work developing a new film that will star and be produced by Brolin. Kieran and Michele Mulroney were tapped by Warner Bros. to adapt the classic tale by Victor Hugo to the silver screen.
Novel Summary from Amazon.com:
Set in medieval Paris, Victor Hugo’s powerful historical romance The Hunchback of Notre-Dame has resonated with succeeding generations ever since its publication in 1837. It tells the story of the beautiful gypsy Esmeralda, condemned as a witch by the tormented archdeacon Claude Frollo, who lusts after her. Quasimodo, the deformed bell ringer of Notre-Dame Cathedral, having fallen in love with the kindhearted Esmeralda, tries to save her by hiding her in the cathedral’s tower. When a crowd of Parisian peasants, misunderstanding Quasimodo’s motives, attacks the church in an attempt to liberate her, the story ends in tragedy