Caruso lands Killer

D.J. Caruso Directing ‘Jack the Giant Killer’

D.J. Caruso is getting ready to for some giant slaying! The director has signed on to helm “Jack the Giant Killer,” a drama that takes an adult look at the Jack and the Beanstalk legend.

When a princess is kidnapped, a long-standing peace between men and giants becomes threatened, and a young farmer is given an opportunity to lead a dangerous expedition to the giant kingdom to rescue her.

Darren Lemke wrote the script; Mark Bomback did a rewrite. Neal Moritz and David Dobkin are producing.

Caruso last directed  “Eagle Eye.” It was his second straight collaboration with Shia LaBeouf, who toplined the Caruso-directed “Disturbia.”