Ap Princess Bride

This undated file image originally released by 20th Century Fox shows Andre the Giant, top, Mandy Patinkin, center, and Wallace Shawn in "The Princess Bride," the movie. AP Photo/Twentieth Century Fox, File

NEW YORK (AP) -- It's not completely inconceivable. The Princess Bride is coming to the stage.

Disney Theatrical Productions said Monday it is planning to adapt the novel and screenplay for the beloved romantic comedy about Westley and Princess Buttercup. The creative team and timetable for the project have yet to be determined.

The film starred Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Christopher Guest, Fred Savage, Wallace Shawn, Andre the Giant, Billy Crystal and Carol Kane. It gave the world the immortal lines "My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die" and "completely inconceivable."

The book was written in 1973 by William Goldman, who adapted it for the 1987 film directed by Rob Reiner. The latest deal was brokered by Alan F. Horn, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios, a division of The Walt Disney Co.

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