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Ice Cube & 'Hamilton' Director Team Up for 'Oliver Twist' Remake

Ice Cube & 'Hamilton' Director Team Up for 'Oliver Twist' Remake

Disney is putting a modern-day twist on Oliver Twist!

According to THR, the studio is teaming up with Ice Cube and Tony Award winning director of Hamilton, Thomas Kail, to bring Charles Dickens‘ classic novel to the big screen as a musical set in present-day America.

The book follows an orphan boy who meets a pickpocket on the streets of London and joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

The new Oliver Twist will reportedly feature music from different genres, including hip-hop.

Meanwhile, Ice Cube is set to play Fagin.

ARE YOU EXCITED to see Oliver Twist remade?

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