Brad Bird Shakes Up 1906

Animated feature helmer Brad Bird (“The Incredibles,” “The Iron Giant”) is rumoured to be tackling a live action adaptation of James Dalessandro’s novel “1906” reports Slashfim.

The story is set around the great San Francisco earthquake and city fire told by a young reporter who delves into the corruption and greed within the city that helped fuel the disaster.

At one point Barry Levinson was in line to direct the Warner Bros. film. Bird is expected to start work after he completes Pixar’s upcoming feature “Ratatouille”.