Disney's Bambi (Live-Action)

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Disney's Bambi (Live-Action)

Post by Daniel » January 24th, 2020, 3:54 pm

Yep, no joke:
The Hollywood Reporter wrote:The studio has hired Geneva Robertson-Dworet (Captain Marvel, Tomb Raider) and Lindsey Beer (Sierra Burgess Is a Loser, Chaos Walking) to pen the screenplay for the live-action remake.

Insiders say the studio views Bambi as a type of companion piece to its remakes The Jungle Book and The Lion King, which were not live-action per se but certainly made to look that way. The two, both hits (Lion King generated $1.65 billion when it was released last year), were made using envelope-pushing CG technology to create ground-breaking photo-realistic and immersive worlds of nature. The studio is cognizant that Bambi is less epic in scope and story and is not aiming to shoehorn a larger narrative onto the classic tale.
Now they just gotta get Dwayne Johnson involved somehow! ;)

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Post by ShyViolet » January 24th, 2020, 4:38 pm

Iago: “WHY am I not surprised??”


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Re: Disney's Bambi (Live-Action)

Post by Daniel » January 24th, 2020, 4:55 pm

It would actually be quite cool if Patrick Stewart returned.

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Post by EricJ » January 24th, 2020, 4:58 pm

Oo, can I guess who'll be directing it? Can I, can I? I'll bet NOBODY else can guess! :D

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Post by Daniel » January 24th, 2020, 5:04 pm

It would be shocking if it wasn't who you were thinking! ;)

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Post by ShyViolet » January 24th, 2020, 6:51 pm

Daniel wrote:
January 24th, 2020, 4:55 pm
It would actually be quite cool if Patrick Stewart returned.
Ohh, that’s right, I totally forgot that Stewart played Bambi’s dad in the DTV sequel. Lol. (At first I wasn’t sure what you meant! ;))
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Post by Daniel » January 24th, 2020, 7:03 pm

My bad, the forum didn't take my edit!

Patrick was great in the role. "A prince does not woo hoo". All-around great sequel... or rather midquel! ;)
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Post by ShyViolet » January 24th, 2020, 7:25 pm

Lol no prob. :)


I can’t remember, did Bambi’s father have a name? (Oy can’t believe I forgot. :?)
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Post by Daniel » January 24th, 2020, 7:33 pm

He's just known as The Great Prince of the Forest.

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Post by ShyViolet » January 24th, 2020, 8:42 pm

Gotcha. Thanks! :)
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Re: Disney's Bambi (Live-Action)

Post by Ben » January 24th, 2020, 9:01 pm

Oh deer...

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Re: Disney's Bambi (Live-Action)

Post by Daniel » January 25th, 2020, 1:58 pm

Maybe the hunter will get a backstory? Try and humanize him... Actually strike that. When you get down to it, there isn't much plot to lift from the original, so there's certainly wiggle room to do something new here and there.

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Re: Disney's Bambi (Live-Action)

Post by Randall » January 25th, 2020, 5:22 pm

This could actually work. I am not opposed.

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Re: Disney's Bambi (Live-Action)

Post by Daniel » February 7th, 2020, 7:50 pm

Fans are genuinely worried about how a certain death scene will play out. Frankly, I'm not. I'm sure the scene will be a shot-for-shot and much like the Lion King redo, feel emotionless. Sure it was sad, but that's more because of the music and picturing the animated.

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