Fairy Tale Ending? Blockbuster Screenwriter Woolverton Lands At WME

EXCLUSIVE: The fallout of Resolution continues. WME has signed Linda Woolverton, the scribe who has written so many hit revisionist fairy tale that you might call her a Grimm Sister. Her resume of fairy tale blockbusters includes Maleficent, Alice In Wonderland and the sequel now in production, and the 2D animated Disney classics Beauty And The Beast and The Lion King. She is right now scripting the TV pilot Clan Of The Cave Bear, and is the author of two YA books.

She had most recently been at Resolution, and a scrum for her developed after the agency folded.

Woolverton, the first individual to get Oscar nominated for an animated film on Beauty And The Beast, also got a Tony nomination for that film’s Broadway transfer. She also wrote Aida.

She is also represented by lawyer Linda Lichter.

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