- Mar 15, 2007
What do you consider to be some of the company’s mistakes? I believe not making those Lord of the rings films and not building Harry Potter at Disney World. Is any more?
Did they even consider Lord of the Rings? And didn't J.K. Rowling turn Disney down? If so they can't be considered Disney's mistakes.What do you consider to be some of the company’s mistakes? I believe not making those Lord of the rings films and not building Harry Potter at Disney World. Is any more?
I think that Miramax and maybe even Weinstein was involved in the early days of LOTR. But I don't think if anybody else made LOTR at the time, they could have done it right. Disney had never done anything so epic, and Peter Jackson was definitely the perfect director for the 1st trilogy.Did they even consider Lord of the Rings?
I figured as much. Never much felt like a true Disney film. I'm not sure Disney has fully acknowledged it. Hey, at least they've added it to Disney+.Produced by Walt Disney Pictures in collaboration with Robert Zemeckis' ImageMovers — they had a joint company at the time called ImageMovers Digital. Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. ImageMovers Digital, which also produced Jim Carrey's A Christmas Carol, was closed after the box office failure of Mars Needs Moms. It's a shame, because the partnership was supposed to yield a sequel to Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
Ah yes, like Pecos Bill without his cigarette. Some of his motions made no sense once they took out the cigarette. Do folks have other examples? This would be a fun topic to explore.Editing their Disney movies.