Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland was a billion-dollar hit for the Walt Disney Company and since its lucrative run in theaters, the studio has begun to move forward with additional live-action film adaptations of classic stories that it has previously adapted in traditional animated form (if Disney announces a live-action Home on the Range movie, then we’ll know its really getting desperate).
Case in point: next year, the Mouse House will unveil its re-imagining of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale (by way of Wicked), with Maleficent (watch the trailer), followed in 2015 by Kenneth Branagh’s Cinderella retelling, featuring Lily James (Downton Abbey) as the famous princess-in-the-rough. ...
- Sandy Schaefer
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