The Girl Who Drank the Moon

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Status: Development As of November 9, 2016

Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Fox Animation has acquired the rights to acclaimed children’s novel.

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TBA | Family Fantasy

ach year the citizens of Protectorate leave a baby as a placative offering to the witch who lives in the forest. But this fearsome creature is actually a kindly witch named Xan, who delivers the child... more

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Maresa Pullman
Carlos Saldanha

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Screenwriter

Marc Haimes

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Storyline

ach year the citizens of Protectorate leave a baby as a placative offering to the witch who lives in the forest. But this fearsome creature is actually a kindly witch named Xan, who delivers the children to welcoming families on the other side of the forest. One year, Xan accidentally feeds a baby moonlight instead of starlight, granting the girl extraordinary magic. Xan raises the child, but as Luna approaches her 13th birthday, the magic within her begins to surface — with dangerous consequences.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on the novel by Kelly Barnhill published in August 2016 by Algonquin Young Readers.

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