Journey to the West is coming our way

Does it even matter what they’re working on, given the trio’s Oscar-winning, dream-summoning, monster-mashing resume? Well, since you asked, it’s a $300 million adaptation of a 500-year-old Chinese folk legend. Yes, that feeling is your interest getting piqued.

Gaiman has been hired by Chinese TV producer Zhang Jizhong to write Journey to the West, a planned film trilogy that would tell of the Monkey King, who traveled from China to India in search of Buddha’s scrolls and brought a monk, a pig spirit and a fish spirit along with him.

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