Disney+ is a huge hit and already on more than 22 million devices
The impressive launch of Disney+ essentially provides us with a case study in how to successfully enter a saturated media market and immediately make an impact. There's no question that the streaming field these days is crowded, but Disney managed to implant itself as a serious contender thanks to an affordable price point, a library of familiar and beloved content, and of course, a hot new show with The Mandalorian. While official metricsWhile official metrics regarding the Disney+ launch remain to be seen, early reports suggest that Disney+ hit the ground running and quickly amassed millions of new subscribers.
A remake of the 1980s teen space adventure “ Space Camp ” is in development at Disney+ , an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap. “ Space Camp ” followed a group of teenagers who attended an astronaut camp near Cape Canaveral, Florida. When they are sitting in a space
A remake of the 1980s teen space adventure “ Space Camp ” is in development at Disney+ , an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.“Saturday Night Live” writers Mikey Day and Streeter Seidell are writing the script.
A remake of the 1980s teen space adventure "Space Camp" is in development at Disney+, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.
"Saturday Night Live" writers Mikey Day and Streeter Seidell are writing the script. John Rickard ("Rampage") is producing.
"Space Camp" followed a group of teenagers who attended an astronaut camp near Cape Canaveral, Florida. When they are sitting in a space shuttle during an engine test, they are accidentally launched into space and they must work together to bring the shuttle back to earth.
Lea Thompson, Kelly Preston, Tate Donovan and Joaquin Phoenix (in his theatrical feature debut) starred in the 1986 film.
This marks Day and Seidell's third project for the streaming division: they previously wrote the "Home Alone" reboot starring Archie Yates, and are also working on the live-action take on the animated series "Inspector Gadget."
The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.
Honey, I shrunk the kids soon back to the movies with a big twist
Saga cult of the late 80s and 90s, Honey, I shrunk the kids should soon make a comeback to the cinema with a new movie. And for once, Disney would prepare a little twist to revive the franchise.
We may be entering a new decade in a few weeks, but don't think that will motivate Disney to stop capitalize on our nostalgia to raise millions at the box office. While anHoney, I imitated my father is expected in 2020 at the cinema, it is now a sequel to the saga "Darling, I shrunk the kids" which would currently be on the program.
Variety is the one who releases the information, "director Joe Johnston [already behind the first film, editor's note] is in negotiations to direct the possible reboot of the franchise with actor Josh Gad, also in discussions to appear on the screen. " Josh Gad,, who is even said to be behind this project: "He pitched his plan to Disney earlier this year and the studio would have been immediately thrilled with the idea of revive the saga. "
Furthermore, as Variety recalls, this project - if officially commissioned, would not be a remake, but a real continuation of the previous trilogy: "In this version, Josh Gad would play the adult version of Nick Szalinski, Wayne’s son, who would follow in his father’s footsteps, not only being a scientist now, but accidentally shrinking his own children. ”A beloved Disney project
Speaking of Wayne Szalinski, it is not yet known if Rick Moranis - his cult interpreter, will be back on the screen, he who has withdrawn from Hollywood for almost 20 years . Nevertheless, still according to Variety, Disney really seems to believe in this project: "The studio first considered the idea of offering the film on Disney + [the competing streaming platform of Netflix, note], but the scenario of Todd Rosenberg has aroused the enthusiasm of the bosses, to the point that the plan is now to release it to the movies. " In other words, the studio could try everything to convince him to appear there. We cross fingers.
Robert Zemeckis in Talks to Direct Sci-Fi Thriller 'Ares' for Warner Bros. .
Robert Zemeckis is in final talks to direct sci-fi thriller "Ares" for Warner Bros., an individual with knowledge of the project tells TheWrap. "Birds of Prey" screenwriter Geneva Robertson-Dworet wrote the script which centers on an astronaut whose space capsule crash lands in the African desert. As the astronaut rushes to reunite with his family, it's revealed that his astronaut's mission is part of a larger conspiracy and that he may be carrying a secret that could forever change the world.Along with directing, Zemeckis will also produce "Ares" with his ImageMovers partners Jack Rapke and Steve Starkey.