First it got shut down, then we heard there was going to be werewolves in it, but despite everything that’s happened, ‘The Lone Ranger’ might still be a possibility. In a recent interview with Deadline’s Pete Hammond at Disney’s D23 Expo, Disney chief Rich Ross gave his two cents on the status of what could have been Disney’s next big Western.
According to Ross, “I’m hoping to… Continue reading Disney Exec Still Pulling for 'The Lone Ranger,' With or Without Gore Verbinski
Disney is bringing out the big guns in California. D23, Disney’s annual showcase, is happening right now in Anaheim, and the company has no shortage of awesome news.
During the studio panel portion of the events, Pixar announced two new upcoming films. According to the animation company’s Twitter account, one reimagines the history of the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs. However, in the Disney version, the asteroid misses… Continue reading Disney Announces Two New Pixar Films, Tim Burton Shows Off 'Frankenweenie' at D23
The Internet is abuzz over comments made by Disney Animation chief technical officer Andy Hendrickson at the Siggraph business conference last week. His matter-of-fact assessment of movie business priorities confirmed what Hollywood’s most cynical observers have always suspected: story doesn’t matter and they don’t care if you know it, because all they care about is getting your money.
“A tentpole film is one where you can seed the desire… Continue reading Disney Exec Admits Story Doesn't Matter In Movies; Have You Proven Him Correct?
— Late Friday night brought word that Mike Myers has decided to reunite with his popular Austin Powers character(s) for another sequel. No other details are available other than the fact that Myers has signed on to the film, but the move makes sense for Myers since he’s found success with the franchise previously. The last Austin Powers movie, Austin Powers in Goldmember, scored… Continue reading Quick Hits: Mike Myers Signs on for 'Austin Powers 4', Disney Cancels Johnny Depp's 'The Lone Ranger' and More
Go on Hollywood, live dangerously and add another live-action adaptation of a princess fairy tale to the top of the pile. You so crazy! So far we’ve had the dreadful Tim Burton version of Alice in Wonderland, a bazillion upcoming versions of Snow White, and now there’s a Cinderella project in the works that has the Mickey Mouse studio eyeing Never Let Me Go director Mark