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Behold Yourselves Some ENCHANTED Promotional Art!! [POOF, IT'S GONE!!]

Merrick here...
..with a quick look at ENCHANTED, a title we frequently hear referenced but don't know much about. It's a Disney film about an animated maiden named Giselle who is displaced from her fairy tale kingdom into the "real" (live action) world of New York City. We're confounded by Giselle's naive idealism (she sings about love & doesn't understand how couples don't always live happily ever after), and she's bewildered by a land in which animals don't talk back to her. Eventually, her fairy tale life also transitions to the real world - including her handsome prince, and an evil queen. It's got music by Alan Menken, and is directed by Kevin Lima (TARZAN). It stars Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden, and Susan Sarandon. Here's a look at some proposed promotional designs for the film (with placeholder credits and possibly stand ins for the actors). Keep in mind these are all works in progress - final product may vary. NOTE the classic Disney characters in the third poster down! This could be amusing provided they're actually in the film. ENCHANTED should see release late this year. Thanks to DragonRider23 for these...

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  • March 14, 2007, 11:03 p.m. CST

    Yup

    by jimmy_009

    interesting

  • March 14, 2007, 11:04 p.m. CST

    Patrick Dempsey!

    by jimmy_009

    This MUST be good!

  • March 14, 2007, 11:06 p.m. CST

    They have a lot of nerve...

    by jimmy_009

    Putting Pinocchio, Bambi, and Dumbo on this crap. F you Disney jackasses.

  • March 14, 2007, 11:06 p.m. CST

    Jeez, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th?

    by jimmy_009

    I'm so lame.

  • March 14, 2007, 11:07 p.m. CST

    5th?

    by jimmy_009

    Right on.

  • March 14, 2007, 11:08 p.m. CST

    I'm not even going to post for 6th

    by jimmy_009

    That would be retarded. And greedy.

  • March 14, 2007, 11:09 p.m. CST

    Anyways, this movie looks fantastic.

    by jimmy_009

    I'd pay double the ticket price to see Susan Sarandon making out with Patrick Dempsey.

  • March 14, 2007, 11:10 p.m. CST

    8th!

    by jimmy_009

    Where is everybody?

  • March 14, 2007, 11:11 p.m. CST

    Is this some sort of record?

    by jimmy_009

    Who keeps track of firsties?

  • March 14, 2007, 11:11 p.m. CST

    And 10 makes 10!

    by jimmy_009

    I'm out.

  • March 14, 2007, 11:14 p.m. CST

    Eleven is Heaven

    by ElectricDreams

    Reminds me of the promotional Lilo & Stitch poster where they had all the characters looking down and giving dirty looks at Stitch. This looks like it might be fun though, a no brainer family film, will surely sell more Disney Princess merchandise!

  • March 14, 2007, 11:16 p.m. CST

    Scary

    by magnetoelectric

    Susan Sarandon looks like a man in drag there. Looks like when she speaks its going to come out all Harvey Feirsstein

  • March 14, 2007, 11:17 p.m. CST

    Kate & Leopold meets Cool World?

    by ElectricDreams

    Reading the write-up that's what comes to my mind...

  • March 14, 2007, 11:23 p.m. CST

    Girl, Get Real!

    by kuguy3000

    Oh no you didn't! Uh huh! *snap!*

  • March 14, 2007, 11:25 p.m. CST

    the first one looks like it's for a TV movie

    by Demosthenes2

    And that's not so hot if it's the only real-people one. There just isn't much sense of character to it yet. The drawings are nice, and while I get the choice for sustained color, I don't think it works so much, but perhaps that has to do with the "works-in-progress" part.

  • March 14, 2007, 11:28 p.m. CST

    it was amusing...when they did it for LILO AND STITCH

    by s0nicdeathmonkey

    now, it's redundant.

  • March 14, 2007, 11:30 p.m. CST

    I'm waiting for LION KING V: THE FINAL FRONTIER

    by Sir Loin

    Cinderella III? Bambi II? Oy, Disney's really milking it.

  • March 14, 2007, 11:32 p.m. CST

    Yeah, good one.

    by Allfather Starr

    Because this looks like EXACTLY the sort of film that visitors to this site will be interested in. Fuck's sake.

  • March 14, 2007, 11:54 p.m. CST

    "The 10th Kingdom"

    by fractureJonze

    Well, GOOGLE it already... Sheesh. Looks like a ripoff to me!

  • March 14, 2007, 11:59 p.m. CST

    Well

    by fractureJonze

    Maybe ripoff is too strong a word, but its the first thing I thought of when I saw it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_10th_Kingdom

  • March 15, 2007, midnight CST

    NEW RULE: Susan Sarandon is a total piece of ass!

    by Bill Maher

    Man is she HOT! I don't care if she's older than my mom, I'd still love to pound Sarandon balls deep.

  • March 15, 2007, 12:31 a.m. CST

    amy adams

    by BadMrWonka

    is ridiculously hot...as in, like, it doesn't even make sense...I would ALMOST give up on Jenna Fischer for her....almost...

  • March 15, 2007, 12:43 a.m. CST

    A friend of mine saw this...

    by Bungion Boy

    and despite Amy Adams being very adorable and charming, he said that this really isn't any smarter or funnier than your average Disney live action film. He likened it to Princess Diaries. I had high hopes for this. It's a cute idea, (if not a good one) and I thought Amy could carry it. Now my friend saw a really really rough cut with hardly any finished animation, but he said he didn't see a lot of promise of improvement.

  • March 15, 2007, 12:55 a.m. CST

    McDreamy will sell millions and millions of tickets

    by zillabeast

    You heard it here first.

  • March 15, 2007, 2:53 a.m. CST

    menkin?

    by conbarba

    More like Alan Menken i think.

  • March 15, 2007, 3:06 a.m. CST

    Crayotic is right...

    by Grinning White Skull

    Seems to be a rip-off of DC Comics popular and award-wining series, FABLES.

  • March 15, 2007, 3:38 a.m. CST

    fairy tales are for white girls

    by iwontwin

    give me a sweet african sista with rings around her neck

  • March 15, 2007, 4:07 a.m. CST

    iwontwin

    by council estate scumbag

    oi leave it OUT! dont bring that race shit here pal. My sister's a white girl from the estate and she aint it into that princess fairy tale shit. she's into stealing mobile phones and getting hit by the lads on the estate. so take that race shit and f**k your mama with it. shit. if my best mate heard that shit he'd fucking kick your head in and parade your bloodied face around our school. and guess what sunshine. he's black. he wont stand for that divisive shit either. on the estate we whites and blacks, and asians and everything all live together like human fucking beings. not this divisive crap you're tryna foister on us.

  • March 15, 2007, 4:19 a.m. CST

    Indeed...

    by Quintus_Arrius

    ... balls to Disney! Hail Arrius!

  • March 15, 2007, 4:23 a.m. CST

    Looks hardcore 80's

    by Power_Girl

    The first poster looks like it was made in the 80's...seriously it has an 80's vibe to it. Anyone else feel this?

  • March 15, 2007, 4:35 a.m. CST

    susan sarandon

    by council estate scumbag

    if iwas 80 years older i'd do susan sarandon. i'd take out my dentures and wine and dine her. take her to bingo up in camden, then to a pharmacy to get our old people pills, then on the 274 to annoy all the teenagers and tell them to turn their fucking music down and say how great world war 1 was and how queen victoria had a fine arse, athen i'd take her to the old folks home up in hackney marshes and try to fuck, but being so old wont be able to get it up. so buy some viagra, try to fuck her again but die of a massive heart attack. she could then sell my rotting corpse and buy another sofa with it from kmart or whatever shit fucking superstore you guys have over in the states.

  • March 15, 2007, 4:39 a.m. CST

    Cool World

    by BannedOnTheRun

    Maybe it wasn't the worst movie ever made, but I still haven't seen one that sucked harder.

  • March 15, 2007, 4:39 a.m. CST

    bakshi should've directed this

    by council estate scumbag

    he would've brought a new spin on it and it woulda returned him to his 70's glory days and wipe from our minds the sizzling shitfest that was cool world. cozza cool world he is likened to that nonce Don Bluth. he should be shot for crimes against animation and animators.

  • March 15, 2007, 4:42 a.m. CST

    "Dreams Come True in a City That Never Sleeps"

    by newc0253

    ... is a great tagline for a porno film.

  • March 15, 2007, 4:55 a.m. CST

    I think this should be renamed to...

    by Floyd_Dylan

    Ain't it Gay News. This is the worst news ever, nothing cool about it whatsoever.

  • March 15, 2007, 5:16 a.m. CST

    Floyd_Dylan i agree

    by council estate scumbag

    out of all the upcomin disney shit thi is the one i dont give a shit about. AICN should do a thing on ratatoulle or WALLE- heck even rapunzel, at least that has Glen Keane driving it arse. he's the fuckin bollocks! all the gay people in the next estate are the only ones who'll get a fucking stiffy for this 'bentchanted' film. bring on some real news, big ginger geezer.

  • March 15, 2007, 5:23 a.m. CST

    Susan Sarandon looks exactly like...

    by ELGordo

    Angelica Huston in that picture.

  • March 15, 2007, 6:49 a.m. CST

    Ooh they ripped off... Zanadu!

    by half vader

    It was my turn.

  • March 15, 2007, 7:47 a.m. CST

    Zanadu my blighty arse

    by council estate scumbag

    the smell of that nonce Don Bluth is everywhere on this shitfest of a film. i hope this flops bigger the funbags on my 25 stone mama when she changes direction too quickly and knocks some poor c**t out with them in the process. Death to Bluth. Fucking nonce.

  • March 15, 2007, 7:51 a.m. CST

    ElGordo

    by council estate scumbag

    i think you may be right on that Angelica Houston-Sarandon shit, son. I'd have to bang old Angelica too then. That witch-look thing she's got going on goes down a storm for me. she'd f**k you up bad and mash up my cojones, geeza. she's a nasty bitch!

  • March 15, 2007, 8:47 a.m. CST

    Wow, here come the 6 year old girls -_-

    by godzillasushi

    Yea....must have been a slow news day.

  • March 15, 2007, 8:51 a.m. CST

    "Girl-Get Real" = new "..gotta eat"

    by Mike_D

    mark my words.

  • March 15, 2007, 9:07 a.m. CST

    Don't care, I will watch anything with Amy Adams

    by Big Bad Clone

    "Kids, you sure are twisting my arm to see this movie."<p><lb>"What movie?"<p><lb>"Okay, okay, I give. We can go now."

  • March 15, 2007, 9:07 a.m. CST

    The first one is lovely.

    by JackPumpkinhead

    All the ones with the doofus guy are wretched. What's the plot, anyway?

  • March 15, 2007, 9:14 a.m. CST

    Of course, it's New York AGAIN

    by Doctor_Sin

    Don't people ever go anywhere else but that overpriced shithole?<p>Anyway, cool posters but DEFINITELY one for girls who make up the "Hannah Montana" crowd.

  • March 15, 2007, 9:16 a.m. CST

    wasn't this a tv series already?

    by Reelheed

    on sky? and a really terrible one at that?

  • March 15, 2007, 9:21 a.m. CST

    Bambi III: Zombi

    by JackPumpkinhead

    The Mom Returns!

  • March 15, 2007, 9:45 a.m. CST

    hmmm feel the magic

    by Evil Hobbit

    my Disney heart loves the new direction at the house of the mouse.

  • March 15, 2007, 9:46 a.m. CST

    The only way to make this 'cool' would be....

    by Doctor_Sin

    If some Ghostbusters showed up to help defeat the Evil Queen and her magic.<p>"I am the keymaster!"

  • March 15, 2007, 9:58 a.m. CST

    This news puts the "ain't" in "Ain't It Cool"

    by Doctor_Sin

    But, it's got the fairy tale/fantasy angle, so I guess it gets a pass as a mention.

  • March 15, 2007, 10 a.m. CST

    Amy Adams can have my baby

    by BizarroJerry

    Anyway, this is a chick flick, though its a younger-aimed chick flick. And what's with all the half-shaven-face guys? Why am I even shaving every day?

  • March 15, 2007, 10:06 a.m. CST

    Oh, and

    by BizarroJerry

    Can we stop the "this isn't COOL" messages. This site has become a general movie site focusing mostly on "Cool" movies, but not solely on them. Move on, people. Funny how much we're discussing this considering the uncool nature of it, though.

  • March 15, 2007, 10:08 a.m. CST

    chick flick? u 'avin' a larf, son

    by council estate scumbag

    no birds round my way would sit through two hours of this shit. this is bollocks. its aimed at two year old blind girls with cerebal palsy and ADHD. this film is a shitfest delux with super-sized salad. And whats more James Baxter is attachd to this shite. but hell, its the only 2d thing going around at the mo. its a shitty world we live in. just look at that poor cunt Andreas Deja. he ended up working on the biggest pile of steaming donkey crap- bambi 2- faline's revenge or whatever the tagline was. faggot of the forest or some shit. shit times for all, mate

  • March 15, 2007, 10:15 a.m. CST

    BizzaroJerry

    by council estate scumbag

    i know where ya comin' from, fella. too much empahasis on the "Cool". i aint chattin about that bollocks though, son. i'm fucked off about this film being generally shit- beyond shit, walrus and blue whale shit mixed together and served on my grandmas rotting pumpkin fun bags. except they aint so much fun. fuck Don Bluth wouldn't touch this and he's the biggest cunt out there. I hope that faggot cunt has retired or died. he tried to fuck animation in its asshole and wreck it for everyone. thats how shit i think this'll be. trust me. i speak from the streets

  • March 15, 2007, 10:44 a.m. CST

    That's Alan "Menken."

    by Lenny Nero

    [message goes here]

  • March 15, 2007, 10:49 a.m. CST

    where the hell is everybody?

    by council estate scumbag

    its 4 in the afternoon here in London and this post is as dead as a doornail in my mum's ass. must be some stupid time like 3 in the morning in yankie doodle land. wake up yank cousins, where are ya?

  • March 15, 2007, 10:52 a.m. CST

    i'm on a computer my mate just nicked...

    by council estate scumbag

    off of some cunt at the local staion. poor cunt didnt stand a chance. he'll recover ina couple of days so no harm done. now i'm using my neighbour's wireless internet shit without his consent! its all a larf, innit. lets talk about films, people!

  • March 15, 2007, 10:55 a.m. CST

    It's late morning here in Texas. 10:55am.

    by Doctor_Sin

    Maybe others are actually working, unlike myself.

  • March 15, 2007, 11 a.m. CST

    Bizarro, yeah - I *know* it's a general movie site now

    by Doctor_Sin

    But dear god - does that mean each and every single film that will ever get lensed must be touted on this website as "Look at the awesome posters!" or "Sneak footage on YouTube!" or "Look at these stills before they're gone!"<p>There could have been a simple "Here's a bunch of Disney shit" headline and list upcoming things that no one here cares about.<p>Ain't it Cool News used to be a haven for those who wanted to hear about cult, genre, indie, and plain old nerd movies. Now, every Underdog and Princess Diaries sequel gets a bold headline with a "spoiler" tag.<p>Not only is this "not cool," it sounds like a fucking shit direct-to-video (or direct-to-cable) release. Why is this even here?<p>I'm glad it is, though. It's fun to rip into crap films.

  • March 15, 2007, 11:13 a.m. CST

    Doctor_Sin; i work too, mate.....

    by council estate scumbag

    ....my job is just a little unorthodox. i help myself to peoples possesions. it's quite a good living and i get lots of free time to go on the internet to voice my opinions, mate. don't judge a fucker until you walked a few miles in his shoes. capeesh? recognize

  • March 15, 2007, 11:21 a.m. CST

    Going, Going, GONE...

    by ElectricDreams

    Those guys are sharp as hawks there...nice to know Disney folk clock right in and check out AICN huh? How does that studio get any work done?

  • March 15, 2007, 11:22 a.m. CST

    Oi, Council Estate

    by Doctor_Sin

    I meant it like I seem to be the only Yank abouts, so I guess the others are working hard and not hanging about here. Unlike me, who is sitting here dodging work at every opportunity.<p>No Fred McMurrays, china.

  • March 15, 2007, 11:23 a.m. CST

    Hi, Disney - YOU ALL FUCKING SUCK

    by Doctor_Sin

    And you don't have the guts to read these TBs, do you fuckheads?<p>Walt wants to know what you're doing to his beloved mouse.

  • March 15, 2007, 11:38 a.m. CST

    What, no one's gonna ridicule my Mockney?

    by Doctor_Sin

    and I tried so hard to sound like an East End yob. On a side note, one day I want to visit London (I have lots of friends over there). Better start saving my $$$.

  • March 15, 2007, 1:06 p.m. CST

    Doctor_Sin; a fellow tea leaf....

    by council estate scumbag

    the lordeth provide and we taketh. good on ya, son. if those other mugs wanna bust their balls working like chumps, let them. we live off the fatta da land. the less said about your mockney the better, mate. lets keep it shepherd. (cybil sherpherd. civil)

  • March 15, 2007, 1:13 p.m. CST

    Lil' Ollie Funt...

    by MC Vamp

    Is that you? Cheers.

  • March 15, 2007, 11:09 p.m. CST

    RE: "Disney has a thing against tits?"

    by Osmosis Jones

    You wouldn't know it from the huge rack every Disney princess since Ariel has sported (Belle and Mulan excepted, and the latter only because she had to pass as a boy).

  • March 16, 2007, 1:47 a.m. CST

    I rather they make Great Magical Gap...

    by turk128

    http://tinyurl.com/23766x

  • March 16, 2007, 5:55 p.m. CST

    These pics just ended up here...

    by Brendon

    ...wish I'd caught them earlier: http://www.filmick.co.uk/2007/03/enchanted-posters-are-more-than-id.html

  • May 16, 2007, 7:53 a.m. CST

    Last...

    by Quintus_Arrius

    !

  • May 20, 2007, 3:24 p.m. CST

    Oh yes, great idea

    by Quintus_Arrius

    lets try...