NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS Director Henry Selick Resuscitates The Disney-Dumped SHADOW KING!!
Henry Selick (THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, CORALINE) is resurrecting THE SHADOW KING - a project canned by Disney last Summer. BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD producer Josh Penn is on-board, and plans evidently call for some footage from the film to be shown in a few days at the European Film Market (February 7-15) .
"The Shadow King," directed by Selick from his own script, centers on a nine-year-old New York orphan who hides his strange hands with long fingers from a cruel world. When's he's taught how to make amazing hand shadows that come to life, his hands become weapons in a shadow war against a monster bent on killing his brother and ultimately destroying New York.
...says THIS piece in Variety.
Sounds like a fun and cool project, and it certainly has Selick written all over it. Although, I'm having trouble wrapping my brain around what something like this looks like and feels like based on the descriptions we've received so far. Hopefully some media will come forth soon which'll answer such questions...when that does happen, we'll let you know.
Here's an interesting discussion with Selick...
Readers Talkbackcomments powered by Disqus
- Disney can now make new Indiana Jones Movies!!! But what about Paramount? -- 487 total posts 17 posts
- Big SPOILERS for X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST and APOCALYPSE as new rumors suggest a familiar face will be playing the role of APOCALYPSE!! -- 443 total posts 16 posts
- The Annual Official Fake BUTT-NUMB-A-THON 15 List!!! Plus other things like STANDBY news! -- 189 total posts 5 posts
- Fox To Dabble In Shared X-MEN / FF Movieverse!?!? -- 220 total posts 3 posts
- Jerry Bruckheimer has returned to Paramount and Brett Ratner's BEVERLY HILLS COP IV is now on the way (again)! -- 211 total posts 2 posts
- Penultimate HOMELAND!! New BURGERS, SIMPSONS, GUY, DAD, MENTALIST, ONCE, REVENGE, BETRAYAL, TREME & SEX!! Mandela On 60 MINUTES!! AMAZING RACE Finale!! Last MENTALIST Of 2013!! BONNIE & CLYDE Premiere!! Herc's Sunday TV Talkback!! -- 32 total posts 2 posts
- LIFE OF PI Scribe David Magee to Pen New NARNIA Film! -- 137 total posts 2 posts
- Harry's 49th Picks & Peeks of 2013: OCTAGON, THE WOLVERINE, more Ninjas, Serpico & Saturn 3, NASHVILLE & more! -- 194 total posts 1 post
- The BBCs Confirm 'Time of the Doctor' DOCTOR WHO Christmas Special Transmit Times!! + New Promo Art And Pics!! -- 96 total posts 1 post
LOW WINTER SUN
2013-2013 -- 38 total posts 1 post