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Disney itches for ‘Witch’ pic

Wizard searches for a wife in fantasy adventure

Disney Feature Animation has optioned the children’s novel “Which Witch?” by Eva Ibbotson, with Merv Griffin and Robert Kosberg attached as executive producers.

“Which Witch?” is a fantasy adventure in which a magical wizard realizes that before he retires, he must find a wife. He holds a contest in which all the world’s witches compete by performing their most outrageous spells.

Kosberg, who is based at Nash Entertainment, brought the book to Disney. His credits include “Twelve Monkeys” and “Deep Blue Sea.”

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