Disney: we know more about the live action remake of the Aristocats, fans of the animated film will be in heaven

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Since the 2010s, Disney has multiplied live action remakes of its cult animated films. Maleficent (2014), The Jungle Book (2016), The Lion King (2019) and more recently Pinocchio (2022), the remakes keep coming. a frantic pace. Revealed by Deadline in 2022, the Aristocats remake reveals itself a little more. 

Disney: we know more about the live action remake of the Aristocats, fans of the animated film will be in heaven

a 16th remake announced

16 is the number of remakes in the boxes at Disney. A constantly changing number that does not reduce despite outputs. Of this ten films, only three have a release date.Peter Pan and Wendy, The Little Mermaid and Snow White will be released respectively this year, for the first two, and next year, for the remake of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. To this list, already; long, added early 2022 the remake of Aristocats, the 20th classic from Disney studios. 

Disney: we know more about the live action remake of the Aristocats, fans of the film will be in heaven

a remake of the aristocats

Already announced by Deadline in 2022, the remake of Aristocats would have found this time; its director. According to information from the American media, Disney would have entrusted this task to Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson. Musician and director of the documentary Summer of Soul, winner of a Grammy and an Oscar, he will therefore make his debut as a director behind the camera of the remake of the film of animation The Aristocats. A remake of the 1970 animated film in which Phil Harris, Eva Gabor and Scatman Crothers play jazz-loving cats.

Disney: we know more about the live action remake of The Aristocats, fans of the animated film will Be thrilled

In addition to serving as director, Thompson will also serve as executive producer of the film, supervising the soundtrack. The musician will be accompanied; by Will Gluck (Peter Rabbit 1 & 2), Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter, Shawn Gee and Zarah Zohlman. Although Thompson has little experience in realization, Disney seems to trust him for his remake. Especially since the expectations are high, Alice in Wonderland,The Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and The Lion King having all four collected more than a billion dollars at the worldwide box office.

Disney: we know more about the live action remake of the Aristocats, fans of the animated film will be in heaven

A remake made by an Oscar-winning director, remains at know if the result will be the height. Especially since the trend, very lucrative, will mark the return to the big screen of Duchess, Toulouse, Marie and Berlioz, but also Thomas O'Malley and √†grave; his gang of jazz-loving cats. Will the film have the expected success? ? Mystery. Until then, Disney must offer 15 other remakes to fans of the genre, we hope that the formula does not tire the most curious. 

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