Michael Matthews to helm Disney movie 'Merlin'
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Filmmaker Michael Matthews has been roped in to direct ''Merlin'' for Disney.
The film is a live-action adaptation of author T A Barron's novel series of the same name, reported Deadline.
The book series follows the story of a young Merlin who would go on to become the mentor of the classic literary character King Arthur.
''Merlin'' has the latest draft of the script from writer Chris Weitz.
The movie will be produced by Gil Netter.
Matthews is best known for directing the critically-acclaimed adventure film ''Love & Monsters'', starring Dylan O'Brien and Jessica Henwick in the lead.
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