The Last Unicorn: According to the films official site, Jonathan Rhys Meyers (Ride With The Devil, Michael Collins) is set to star as Schmendrick in the film adaptation of The Last Unicorn, for Continent Films Ltd.

The film, like the book will follow a unicorn as it begins a long and difficult journey to find the rest of its kind whom have disapeared off the face of the earth. On her way she earns the help of a hot tempered misfit magician (Meyers) and a stuborn female companion of a forest outlaw. As they face both human and immortal adversaries, the unicorn learns of humanity and what a world without magic would be like.

The film is also set to star Christopher Lee as King Haggard, Mia Farrow as Molly Grue, Angela Lansbury as Mommy Fortuna, and Rene Auberjoinos as Captain Cully.

Production is scheduled to begin this spring for a Christmas 2004 theatrical release date.

Brian B.