Charles Darwin has had a rough go in theaters over the years. The most recent biopic, 2010′s Creation with Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly, made less than a million dollars worldwide and was barely memorable.
The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012), which included Darwin as a mere side character, did considerably better, but let’s face it: You didn’t watch it. Hell, this is probably the first time you even heard about it.
But if Disney gets involved, maybe that will change…