Monday, September 24, 2012

When in Doubt, Go to Portland

Perhaps Mr. Selick is finding light at the end of the tunnel.

Henry Selick is in discussions with Laika to finance his stop-motion feature recently shut down by Disney (with newly appointed chairman Alan Horn deciding to take a $50 million write off, reportedly because the tone was too dark and the production was moving far too slowly).

But obviously if they can work it out, this would be a win-win for Selick and Laika.

I'm pulling for Laika and Henry to make this work. We need a dark picture. And there was a talented bunch of stop-motion animators on the shuttered feature that should be working. Full time.


Unknown said...

The "production was moving far too slowly?"

Cough! (Lone) Cough! (Ranger)

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