Walt Disney’s ‘Strange World’ Must Succeed Where ‘Atlantis’ Failed

It’s a bit ironic to see Walt Disney’s second trailer
strange world Arrived online in time for James Cameron’s re-release Avatar next friday.The plot of, stripped down to its primitive elements strange world It’s like walt disney redo Atlantis: Lost Empire. Although the explicit details differ, the actual plot is Atlantis (About a young man who ventures into a fantasy world, falls in love with an aboriginal princess, and chooses to stay behind, switching sides to protect the local population from imperialist violence.) AvatarRather than trying to score points for originality, Cameron’s 3-D blockbuster Atlantis is just a movie (Dance with Wolves, Last Samurai, Battle of Terra) story similarities.but i prefer disney strange worldThe commercial trajectory of Avatar than lost empire.

Atlantis: Lost Empire In the summer of 2001, it made headlines as Walt Disney’s first toon. black cauldron Get a PG rating.It earned that rating thanks to the extremely high body counts that have seen countless explorer teams/mercenary crews die gruesomely on their way to the title location. Titan AE Last summer depicting the destruction of the earth, Star WarsAction violence in style, the film was an attempt to bring animated films closer to a live-action adventure. jurassic park, mummy When Mission: Impossible IIThis goes back to the days when I loved movies The Lion King When Bell of Notre Dame I sneaked past it with a G rating, so I had to *earn* that PG beforehand.Shrek era. Of course, almost all toons now get a PG for “mild action” or “rude humor”.

Shrek Opened in May 2001. It became his biggest box office of the season with $268 million domestic and $484 million worldwide. That year was a game changer in terms of how he asserted theatrical animation as a juvenile subgenre with his PG-rated pop culture. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone When Lord of the rings: Fellowship of the rings. Atlantis It came to represent the post-Katzenberg, pre-Lasseter era of Walt Disney Animation. Atlantis To meet robinson).The studio’s non-Pixar productions resisted the rise of Pixar both commercially and culturally. finding nemo To toy story 3) and the peak of popularity of DreamWorks Animation (from shrek 2 To Madagascar 3). lost empire Earning just $186 million on a budget of $120 million, treasure planet (November 2002) made only $110 million on a $140 million budget.it brings us strange world.

The original WDA release renewed the pressure to deliver in theaters after underwhelming (if bogged down) results. Raya and the Last Dragon ($130 million in early 2021, paw patrol When tom and jerry) When Encanto ($250 million in the second half of 2021, bad guys early 2022). If Disney+’s train is constant, it could be argued that Bob Chapek doesn’t care much about theater. Is it?
and the movies that DreamWorks and Illumination have released? Not only does it change the broader cultural image of Walt Disney as an entertainment powerhouse, but Disney has seen an animated movie (quality aside) as a second-rate product when it arrives on Disney+. Not wanting to be considered, I would argue. Disney wants to start playing runner-up?

Disney benefits a lot from being recognized as the biggest big company. It’s an image worth spending the theatrical marketing dollars to maintain, even if the profitability is a little lower. We hope their next original animated adventure understands the commercial and cultural value of being recognized as the winner of the endless play. Yes, the original animated movies were struggling well before Covid.The last original blockbuster cartoon was Here ($800 million) Late 2017. tangled moana When big hero 6. However strange world is a big-budget action comedy/family melodrama by Walt Disney.should at least compete sing 2 if not sing, in contrast to bad guys Also small foot. strange world Open Thanksgiving weekend. No pressure…

This feature film follows a legendary family of explorers as they try to navigate unknown and dangerous lands with a motley crew that includes mischievous blobs, three-legged dogs and a host of ravenous creatures. Director Don Hall said, “Inspired by classic adventure tales, Strange World explores strange, wondrous, and sometimes hostile worlds while exploring their differences.” An original animated adventure/comedy about three generations of the Crade family overcoming

The voice cast includes Jake Gyllenhaal as Searcher Clay, a family man who finds himself out of his element on an unpredictable mission. Dennis Quaid as Jaeger, the searcher’s life-size explorer father; Jabky Young White as Ethan, the 16-year-old son of a searcher who craves adventure. Gabriel Union as Meridian Crade, an accomplished pilot and partner of the Searcher in every way. Lucy Liu as Calisto Maru, a fearless leader of Avalonia leading an expedition into the unknown. Strange World is directed by Don Hall (Oscar®-winning Big Hero 6, Raya and the Last Dragon) and co-director/writer Quy Nguyen (co-writer of Raya and the Last Dragon) Produced by Roy Conli (Oscar®-winning “Big Hero 6”, “Tangled”).

https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2022/09/21/can-walt-disneys-strange-world-succeed-where-atlantis-failed/ Walt Disney’s ‘Strange World’ Must Succeed Where ‘Atlantis’ Failed

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