“I just love movies,” Walt Disney Studios chief Alan Horn assured us as he talked about the riches available to the studio from Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and Disney Animation. But he admitted that “Saving Mr. Banks” was something of an internal favorite as it was a home-grown project by Sean Bailey and Alan Bergman’s teams.
“It is a creative joy to work with all these talented people,” Horn said. Speaking of talented people, Alan, tell us something we don’t know about the state of “Star Wars.” He smiled and assured that J. J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan are “closing the gap. We really are going to do this.