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They say three's a crowd, but apparently none of the studios planning movies based on "The Jungle Book" have heard that adage.
Yep, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed today that the Rudyard Kipling classic has been ordered to a live-action script by Justin Marks, who recently penned an adaptation of "The Raven" as well as a "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea," and is now on the prowl for a director to attach to the pic.
Disney, of course, housed the beloved 1967 animated and sing-songy adaptation which taught us all about how about how to forget about our worries and strife and so forth as Mowgli and Baloo the Bear pranced around the wilderness philosophizing and otherwise just steering clear of the toothy tiger Shere Khan. Ah, »
- Amanda Bell
Marvel Studios Head Storyboard Artist/Animatics Supervisor Federico D'Alessandro released a five-minute pre-viz animatic that shows an early version of the pivotal scene in Iron Man 3 where Tony Stark's mansion is attacked by The Mandarin. Take a look at this video to see how this action sequence was mapped out, months before shooting even began, then read what Federico D'Alessandro had to say about creating this animatic.
Iron Man 3 - Pre-Viz Animatic of the Mansion Attack
"I met with Shane Black very early during pre-production to discuss this scene. Even in the early stages, the sequence seemed gargantuan. So much needed to happen in a relatively short amount of time, and I knew that this would be my most challenging animatic yet. The beauty of the way Shane works is that he's not only a brilliant storyteller but he's very open to other ideas, and during my time »
Last weekend the wall-eyed animated nightmare The Croods was an unexpected slam-dunk at the box office. Like many of you, we were sent into fits of existential panic over the lumpy, prehistoric countenances of the film's jug-faced-yet-allegedly-lovable lead characters, and probably won't be checking out the film anytime soon. After all, we already have plenty of other kid-targeted flicks to pepper our dreams with flashes of unintended terror. Here are a few of the most scarring examples.
(Note - we're focusing here on kids' movies that are way creepier than they probably intended to be, so classic kid-scarring genre flicks like The Dark Crystal, Something Wicked This Way Comes, Watcher in the Woods, etc. are off the table.)
I remember seeing this bizarre Canadian family film in the theatre when it came out in 1985, and I still have an irrational fear of homeless ghosts, paintbrushes made of human hair, »
Don’t worry, Disney isn’t developing a live-action adaptation of Tangled, or at least not yet. This is just the latest photo in Disney’s Disney Dreams portrait series featuring live-action reenactments of classic Walt Disney Animated classics using some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. The first batch included Rachel Weisz as Snow White, Scarlett Johansson as Cinderella, Beyonce as Alice in Wonderland. The second batch included Jessica Biel as Pocahontas, Whoopi Goldberg as [...] »
- Peter Sciretta
4 items from 2013
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