There's Going to Be a Prince Charming Movie. Because God Is Dead.

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Disney, Disney, Disney... please stop. Just stop huffing the princess glitter and walk away. You don’t have to make every live-action fairy tale story that crosses your desk. And that really, really, includes a Prince Charming movie.


At this point, I’m mostly numbed to the continuous announcements of new live-action adaptations coming out of Disney. I’ve even become resigned to the movies about the secret lives of the villains. But now: Prince Charming. Prince Charming gets his own movie. Because that’s what we were missing.

But wait! There’s more. According to Variety, the script from Matt Fogel is a live-action comedy from the point of view of Prince Charming’s brother who “never lived up to the family name.” Nope. Just nope. I guarantee that Prince Charming is the handsome one who’s secretly a dick and the ignored brother’s a really good guy. And no, this is not necessary. Or even particularly desired. News on a director for Black Panther or a Black Widow movie we can’t get. But this? This, Disney’s aggressively pursuing.



Oh, they’re just gettin’ started. Next up is a franchise based on the Seven Dwarfs. That’s seven movies right there! First will be Dopey, he was the most popular. It’ll be a rom-com! By the time we get to Sleepy, it’ll be a gritty reboot where Sleepy dresses up at night and has to take down his evil arch-nemesis: the Starbucks Mermaid. Talk about cross-promotion! That’s gold, Jerry!