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Mort… C’est Mort?

Not much to report yet but word has come to me that Mort, the animated feature which Ron Clements and John Musker had planned to adapt from Terry Pratchett’s 1987 fantasy/comedy novel, has been abandoned. I’ve been given no explanation yet for why this happened, but it’s yet another promising project down the drain at [...]

Mort It Is…

A couple of days ago I revealed that the rumored project that Disney animation vets Ron Clements and John Musker are currently boarding is an adaptation of Terry Pratchett’s 1987 fantasy-comedy Mort. The novel follows a young man who, looking for gainful employment, takes a position as Death’s apprentice only to fall in love [...]

Animation Updates…

So what’s up at Disney and Pixar, and what are Ron and John working on?

It’s been a while since I’ve done any significant animation coverage because, truthfully, I was tired of chasing rumors. After all, how could I figure out what Disney’s Feature Animation department was up to if they didn’t know themselves? And, [...]