An upcoming fantasy/adventure film based on the fairy tale of the same name. It is directed by Bryan Singer (X-Men, Superman Returns, Valkyrie) and starring Nicholas Hoult (Beast in the X-Men prequel, X-Men: First Class) as the titular hero with a script written by Darren Lemke, Christopher McQuarrie and Dan Studney. The cast also including Stanley Tucci, Ian McShane, Bill Nighy, Eleanor Tomlinson, and Ewan McGregor.
It tells the story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittinglyopens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once lost, forcing the young man, Jack (Hoult), into the battle of his life to stop them. Fighting for a kingdom, its people, and the love of a brave princess, he comes face to face with the unstoppable warriors he thought only existed in legend--and gets the chance to become a legend himself.
- via Apple