Peter JacksonRG Entertainment is developing a live-action and animatronics version of 'The Wind in the Willows,' Variety is reporting.

Peter Jackson's (pictured) Weta Workshop will work on the project, which will be helmed by Ray Griggs ('I Want Your Money') from a script by Bill Marsilii ('Deja Vu').

The budget is being set at $30 million, according to the report. Peter JacksonRG Entertainment is developing a live-action and animatronics version of 'The Wind in the Willows,' Variety is reporting.

Peter Jackson's (pictured) Weta Workshop will work on the project, which will be helmed by Ray Griggs ('I Want Your Money') from a script by Bill Marsilii ('Deja Vu').

The budget is being set at $30 million, according to the report.

Based on the 1908 tale by Kenneth Grahame, Marsilli's version will follow talking animals Mole, Rat, Badget and Toad as they try to save their land from "a sinister plot that threatens to destroy the uneasy truce between the peaceful animals of the Willows and what remains of Mankind."

The story was previously adapted in the 1996 film from director Terry Jones.

No word yet on a release date.
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