June 19, 2009

Mitchell to direct ‘Time’ for MGM

Hollywood's Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Friday confirmed it hired Mike Mitchell to direct its live-action adventure-fantasy Once Upon a Time.

Mitchell previously helmed the upcoming animated film Shrek Forever After.

'Once Upon a Time' Cinderella, Snow White and Sleeping Beauty married their handsome princes -- the Charming brothers -- and planned to live happily ever after. But when the Charming brothers go missing, the sisters-in-law must set out to save their husbands and the fairy tale kingdom, MGM said about the movie in a release.

The studio did not say when production on the film is slated to begin or who might star in it.