Earlier this year it was announced that a Love, Simon series based on the hit film was in the works for Disney+, as the studio obtained the rights to the movie via the Fox merger. Well, now you can add another popular Fox title that will get its series on the streaming service, Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
According to DiscussingFilm, 20th Century Fox Television the division working on the Love, Simon series is in development on a Wimpy Kid series, if Disney+ indeed picks up the series production could begin on the project early next year.
First published in 2007, Diary of a Wimpy Kid was written by author Jeff Kinney. The books are centered on the journals of Greg Heffley. Befitting a teens diary, the books are filled with hand-written notes and simple doodles of Greg’s daily adventures.
Released under the now-defunct Fox 2000 banner, the four Wimpy Kid films grossed a combined $260 million at the worldwide box office, which is modest considering how cheap these movies were being made for.
Disney+ which debuts this November. Will feature a wide array of content from the animation to live-action which includes The Mandalorian, Monsters At Work, High School Musical The Series, Stargirl, The Falcon, and The Winter Soldier, Loki, WandaVision, Untitled Walt Disney Imagineering Documentary Series, The Muppets, and more.
Source: Discussing Film