Daniel Barnz Turns “Beastly” For CBS

Daniel Barnz (“Phoebe in Wonderland,” “Under and Alone”) is set to direct and write the supernatural high-school actioneer “Beastly” for CBS Films says The Hollywood Reporter.

Based on Alex Flinn’s young-adult novel of the same name, the high school fable centers on a popular teenage boy named Kyle Kingsbury who is turned into a hairy monster by a witch in his class.

The film is currently out for casting. Susan Cartsonis will produce.