When the remakes start coming and they don’t stop coming.
In their continued quest to remake all their animated hits as live-action features, Disney is currently working on a live-action Rapunzel film.
The Disinsider has revealed that work on the film’s development has already begin at Disney for the big screen, not just for Disney+, as they did with last year’s Lady and the Tramp remake.
At the moment, it is unclear as to whether the film will be an adaptation of their 2010 hit, Tangled, which made $593 million worldwide and spanned a number of followups including a short film, a Disney Channel sequel, and even a TV series.
While it would be easy for Disney to find a new way of telling the story that was first published by the Brothers Grimm in 1812, it’s far more likely that they will indeed adapt Tangled into a live-action production, as the film and it’s characters have already proved popular with audiences.
There isn’t much known about the project right now, but the studio already has some of the most important pieces in place. Ashleigh Powell (The Nutcracker and the Four Realms) will write the script, with Michael De Luca (Captain Phillips) and Kristin Burr (Christopher Robin) will produce. De Luca and Burr are also currently producing Disney’s live-action Cruella, starring Emma Stone as the femme fatale fashionista.
More on Disney’s Rapunzel film when we have it.