Disney discovered the director to steer the manufacturing of the brand new movie primarily based on the attraction of its theme park The Haunted House, specifically the director of Dear White People, Justin Simien (by way of Deadline).
The first information concerning the new movie got here to us final 12 months with Katie Dippold, one of the writers of the remake of The Ghostbusters, concerned within the challenge. Now, and with the inclusion of Simien, we are able to conclude that the movie will actually transfer ahead.
Simien thus joins Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich, who will function producers of the movie, and Nick Reynolds, who will assume the function of government producer alongside Dippold. Details about it are scarce, however in response to Deadline sources, it is going to take a wholly completely different method from the earlier movie.
The 2003 Haunted House, starring Eddie Murphy, Marsha Thomason, Jennifer Tilly, amongst others, raised practically $ 150 million on the worldwide field workplace. Compared to different Disneyland attraction-based movies, The Adventures of Beary, Teddy has grossed solely $ 18 million, whereas Pirates of the Caribbean has been a convincing success, with $ 650 million in income worldwide.
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