Director David Mickey Evans, who helmed the first film, is set to write the screenplay.
Deadline has reported 20th Century Fox is in early development of a prequel to The Sandlot, the cult classic summertime favorite first released in 1993. David Mickey Evans, who wrote and directed the original, will return to co-write the script for the film. He will be joined by Austin Reynolds.
The film's plot is being kept under wraps.
The 1993 film recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. Screenings of the classic took place all over the country, including a screening at L.A.'s Cinespia outdoor film series. The original film was set in 1962 and served as a 90's classic coming-of-age tale.
Two sequels followed, releasing direct-to-video.
Colin Greten and Daria Cercek will oversee the project for 20th Century Fox. No release date has been announced just et. y