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Charles Darwin, Adventure Hero? Disney Thinks So

With a new "Indiana Jones" movie is at least a few years away, Disney is turning to another adventure hero: Charles Darwin.

Deadline reports the studio has purchased a pitch from "Traffic" writer Stephen Gaghan that centers on the renowned English naturalist and geologist, better known for his pioneering scientific theories than, say, action-adventure.

That said, Darwin did travel the globe as a young man aboard the HMS Beagle, which the website suggests is indication he possessed an "Indiana Jones-like swashbuckling spirit." Alas, he probably didn't own a fedora, however.

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