Screenwriter James V. Hart has been brought on to write the script for Chinese Odyssey, according to Variety.

Rob Minkoff is directing the movie, which will be an English-language project that will be shot in China. We first reported on the 3D movie back in May and here's a description of the plot from that earlier report:

"Chinese Odyssey' is a supernatural high-seas adventure that pits our hero against an onslaught of deadly foes on the path to fulfilling his destiny," Minkoff said. "It's a story involving ancient mysteries, deadly sea monsters, great characters and larger-than-life adventures, which all make for a fantastic cinematic experience. The opportunity to film again in China is an added thrill."

No production schedule was released for the film and we'll be sure to keep you posted with any further details on Chinese Odyssey as soon as we have more information.