Worked on the development of the film adaptation of The Death of Superman, Superman/Doomsday
(2007), for about a year, even storyboarding the entire film. Left the project due to budget and creative differences.
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I've always loved the idea of fairy tales, but somehow I never managed to completely connect with them. What interests me is taking those classic images and themes and trying to contemporize them a bit. I believe folk tales and fairy tales have some sort of psychological foundation that makes that possible.
Bought the rights to a Topps trading card series with the intention of turning it into a film, but couldn't decide between calling it "Dinosaurs Attack!" and "Mars Attacks!". Jurassic Park
(1993) then came out, and to avoid comparison, he made it as Mars Attacks!
(1996) instead, but then it faced comparison to Independence Day
Most his films tend to be either dark or colorful, and sometimes contain scenes of both.