Patrick McHale will write the script to the feature film. Mr. McHale is currently working, along with Guillermo del Toro, on the adaptation of Pinocchio.
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Here is a statement from Alan Ingram, a representative of The Redwall Abbey Company:
“Brian would have been very happy to see that Netflix shares his joy and desire to bring his stories to life as a new universe of films, series and potentially much more for audiences of all ages to enjoy.”
Here is the goodreads synopsis of Redwall, book 1:
A quest to recover a legendary lost weapon by bumbling young apprentice monk, mouse Matthias.
Redwall Abbey, tranquil home to a community of peace-loving mice, is threatened by Cluny the Scourge savage bilge rat warlord and his battle-hardened horde. But the Redwall mice and their loyal woodland friends combine their courage and strength.
Source material: deadline.com