January 20, 2006 04:48:16 GMT
Walden Media and the Walt Disney Pictures are closer to the beginning of production on their next collaboration, "Bridge to Terabithia"
The "Bridge to Terabithia" is in the beginning of production. Walden Media and the Walt Disney Pictures have started working on the project.
Amidst the process, filmmakers have cast actor Josh Hutcherson to play the lead role, an 11-year-old boy whose life is changed forever when he befriends the class outsider, a girl. Together they create the world of Terabithia, an imaginary kingdom filled with giants, trolls and other magical beings.
Based on Katherine Paterson's novel, "Bridge to Terabithia" is considered of drama adventure genre and is to be directed by Gabor Csupo. Filming on the flick is slated for later this month in New Zealand.