ComicCon

SDCC : Del Toro remaking Eddie Murphy movie?!

SDCC : Del Toro remaking Eddie Murphy movie?!
Clint

At the end of the “Tron Legacy” panel today, con-fave Guillermo Del Toro surprised Hall H attendees with an impromptu hello, announcing that he’ll be making a film based on Disney’s “The Haunted Mansion” attraction at Disneyland.

Del Toro, who will produce and co-write the film, joked that “We are not returning Eddie Murphy’s calls…and we are not making it a comedy… We are making it scary and fun, but the scary will be scary.”

“Dark imagery is an integral part of the Walt Disney legacy. After all, Disney himself was the father of some really chilling moments and characters – think Chernabog from Fantasia or Maleficent as the Dragon or the Evil Queen in Snow White,” said del Toro. “I couldn’t be more excited to be a part of my own adaptation of the original theme park attraction Walt envisioned and that remains- for me- the most desirable piece of real estate in the whole world!”

The 2003 “Haunted Mansion”, starring Eddie Murphy, was one of the worst reviewed films of that year.

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 2 times, 2 visits today)
Click to add a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

ComicCon
Clint

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole. Loves David Lynch, David Fincher... actually, any filmmaker by the name of David.

More in ComicCon

suicidesquadbanner

WB caves in and releases the Suicide Squad footage!

Brooke CampbellJul 14, 2015
comicconlogo

Comic Con : Twilight star joins Supergirl

Editorial StaffJul 13, 2015
comicconlogo

Comic Con : Suicide Squad logo, panel online

Editorial StaffJul 13, 2015
comicconlogo

Comic Con : Stallone reveals Rambo 5 villain

Editorial StaffJul 13, 2015
comicconlogo

Comic Con : New Krampus poster!

Editorial StaffJul 12, 2015
comicconlogo

Comic Con : Watch the entire Star Wars panel here!

Editorial StaffJul 12, 2015
comicconlogo

Comic Con : Veronica Mars to return as event series!?

Editorial StaffJul 12, 2015
comicconlogo

Comic Con : The Man in the High Castle trailer!

Editorial StaffJul 12, 2015
comicconlogo

Comic Con : Into the Badlands trailer!

Editorial StaffJul 12, 2015