Ice Cube's remaking Oliver Twist with Disney

He's gonna play Fagin.
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Ice Cube has linked with Disney Studios for a remake of Oliver Twist.

I have to say, it was a good play, er, novel.

Cube (Friday, Anaconda) is set to produce the film through his fantastically named CubeVision production company and will co-write the screenplay. Attached to direct is Hamilton director Tommy Kail.

Yes, it is going to be a musical and, yes, Ice Cube will play Fagin.

You may recall in Disney's most-recent Oliver Twist remake, 1988's Oliver & Company, Fagin was voiced by Dom DeLuise. Please now imagine telling Cube during the recording of Straight Outta Compton when Oliver & Company was first released that someday he's going to be the next Dom DeLuise.

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