Disney is preparing to remake the classic holiday movie At home alone, But one of the key figures behind it is not on board.Director Chris Columbus He not only expressed his opposition to the Disney+ remake, but also said it was part of a larger issue of the studio’s safe restart rather than the original.
In the interview Inside story, Columbus talked about the upcoming At home alone, This film will be produced by Archie Yates (Joe Joe Rabbit), Allie Kemper (Indestructible Kimmy Schmidt (Kimmy Schmidt)) And Kenan Thompson (Saturday night live)Wait.Columbus said he hadn’t been consulted about the restart, which he described as a “waste of time” and similar to Disney’s recent live-action remake beauty and the Beast, The lion king, Aladdinwith Hua Mulan with Lady and tramp, The last one actually made its debut on Disney+.
“As far as I am concerned, this is a waste of time. What’s the point? I firmly believe that you will not remake a movie with a long history Home alone You will no longer make lightning in a bottle,” he said. “It’s like making a digitally painted version of a Disney animated film, a live-action version. What’s the point? I’ve finished doing your own thing. Even if you fail miserably, at least you still come up with something original. “
of Christmas Chronicle 2 The director did point out the irony in his statement because of how he actually made the digital painting sequel Home alone versus Lonely Home 2: Lost in New York (Although he insisted that it should still exist). But he said that Disney and other companies should focus on creating original content instead of recreating content that has already been completed, which is likely to be better in the first place.
“I can even be accused myself, Alone 2.That movie is basically a remake of the first movie Aron Housee. Does it need to exist? Yes, because some special effects make me difficult to laugh, but I don’t think I should do it. He said. “Listen, have fun.” I just think, do something new. Life is short. “
Disney is currently producing at least 16 live-action remakes.Some of them are reinterpretations of characters in previous works, such as the works of Emma Stone Crurea, While others are like “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”, Bambi, Robin Hoodwith Sword in the stone.Disney also recently produced some planned live-action remake sequels (or prequels), namely Jungle book with The lion king.
Obviously, Disney believes that this is a magic weapon for many years to come. But not everyone agrees.
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