Top Stories

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?

Just Jared on Facebook
Photos: Getty
Posted to: Ice Cube, Movies, Oliver Twist, Thomas Kail

JJ Links Around The Web

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are pushing back their US tour - TMZ
  • Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson checked out Magic Mike in Vegas - Just Jared Jr
  • Here's why Kim Kardashian lets Kanye be Kanye - TooFab
  • Timothee Chalamet and Lily-Rose Depp have confirmed their romance - Lainey Gossip
  • Sabrina Carpenter just revealed her Singularalbum artwork - Just Jared Jr
  • Have Kris Jenner and Corey Gamble broken up? - Gossip Cop