Walt Disney Pictures has acquired “The Missing Link,” a pitch for a live-action comedy, to be written by “Chicken Little” scribes Ron Friedman and Steve Bencich.
Contrafilm’s Beau Flynn and Tripp Vinson will produce with Bryan Brucks.
Studio and producers were keeping the storyline of the family film under wraps.
Pic will be supervised by Disney exec veep Karen Glass and exec Casey Wolfe, along with Contrafilms exec Gitty Daneshvari.
Scribes most recently sold the pitch “The Treehouse” to Warner Bros., and they are working on several projects for Sony Animation.