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It looks like The Walt Disney Company is planning on turning another of its theme park attractions into a movie, with Deadline reporting that Tim Rasmussen and Vince Di Meglio (License to Wed, Marmaduke) to pen a script for director Jon Turteltaub (National Treasure, Last Vegas).
Disney has had mixed success with its previous attraction-to-movie adaptations, which includes the likes of Pirates of the Caribbean, The Haunted Mansion and Tomorrowland. Back in October, it was also announced that the studio is working on a feature film based upon another ride, Tower of Terror, which was previously turned into a TV movie back in 1997 with Kirsten Dunst.
- Gary Collinson
The ride was created by Wed Enterprises and debuted at the New York World’s Fair in 1964, touted as a cutting-edge project at the time for its use of audio-animatronics. It was rebuilt after the fair ended in 1965, installed in Disneyland in Anaheim and now operates as a boat ride in five Disney parks.
“It’s a Small World” features over 300 audio-animatronic dolls from all over the world singing the upbeat title song, which promotes peace and understanding. The song was written by Disney’s staff songwriters Robert S. »
- Dave McNary
Exclusive: Disney has set the scribe team of Tim Rasmussen & Vince Di Meglio to script It’s A Small World, a family film based on the 50-year-old theme park attraction. The scribes, whose credits include License To Wed, Smother and Marmaduke and who wrote on Meet The Fockers and The Girlfriend Equation, board a project that has Jon Turteltaub attached to direct. It got started when Jared Stern pitched the Small World project and wrote a draft. The Lego Movie‘s Dan Lin is… »
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