Steve Martin to Join Disney's MAGIC CAMP?

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Steve Martin is in final negotiations to join Disney's upcoming family comedy MAGIC CAMP. Martin also just wrote a new draft of the script with Stu Zicherman (A.C.O.D.).

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MAGIC CAMP follows "a straitlaced banker who returns to Magic Camp, which he attended as a shy child. This time he is a counselor who makes it his mission to improve the lives of all the kids while keeping an eye on his ultimate prize, the top spot at the Golden Wand competition".

No word yet on who will direct or produce the project.

Martin's new musical with Edie Brickell, Bright Star, is making its world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego, with its sights set on Broadway.

The comedian, actor and musician previously starred opposite Robin Williams in Waiting for Godot off-Broadway in 1988. He also produced 2002's The Elephant Man on Broadway and participated in Short Talks on the Universe that same year. Martin -- known for his prowess on the banjo -- has been touring with Edie Brickell and the Steep Canyon Rangers since 2013.

Among the actor's many film credits are The Muppet Movie, Three Amigos, Little Shop of Horrors, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Father of the Bride, Roxanne, Parenthood, Leap of Faith, The Pink Panther, and most recently, It's Complicated and The Big Year. He received an Honorary Academy Award this year and previously won an Emmy in 1969 for his work on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.

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