Discuss meta. Walt Disney (the studio) is growing a film about Walt Disney (the individual) and his journey to construct Disneyland (the California theme park). It should premiere on Disney Plus (the streaming service).
David Gordon Inexperienced (“Halloween Kills”) is directing the yet-to-be-titled movie . Evan Spiliotopoulos, whose credit embody Disney’s “Magnificence and the Beast” and “Snow White and the Huntsmen,” is writing the screenplay.
Dubbed “The Happiest Place on Earth,” Disneyland opened throughout the summer time of 1955 in Anaheim. Although Disney parks had been later inbuilt Florida, Paris and different components of the world, the California unique is Disney’s solely theme park constructed below the direct supervision of the person whose identify impressed the leisure vacation spot.
Disney’s theme parks have been a wealthy supply of fabric for the studio, with “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “The Haunted Mansion” and “The Jungle Cruise” among the many sights that impressed main movement footage. Not each theme park attraction has spun off into cinematic gold. (“Tomorrowland” starring George Clooney, we’re you.) Inversely, a few of Disney’s hottest movie franchises have paved method to themed areas like Star Wars’ Galaxy’s Edge and Marvel’s Avengers Campus.
The upcoming film isn’t Disney’s first try and seize the triumphs and tribulations of Walt Disney. In 2013, the studio employed Tom Hanks to painting its founder in “Saving Mr. Banks,” a biographical drama in regards to the movie producer and entrepreneur’s pursuit to land rights to Mary Poppins.
Cavalry Media is producing the movie. Dana Brunetti and Matt DelPiano at Cavalry Media will function producers with Jason Reed. Jessica Matthews will function government producer. Allison Erlikhman will oversee for Disney Studios.
Deadline Hollywood first reported the information.