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Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Ep 162: Lin Manuel Miranda talks about Disney​’​s “Encanto”

by The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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Drew Taylor looks back on his recent interview with this Academy Award-nominee for The Wrap. Drew also talks with Jim Hill about “Ray Gunn,” Brad Bird’s passion project from the mid-1990s, which just got revived by Skydance Animation


Over the course of this episode, listeners will learn about:

How Dave Wasson and the “Cuphead Show!” production made CG look like 2D animation produced by Fleischer Studios back in the 1930s

Which modern animation master directed that test footage for the never-produced “Opus” feature film

How many new songs did Lin Manuel Miranda & Alan Menken write for Disney’s live-action reimagining of “The Little Mermaid”

Why did Chris Miller & Phil Lord find Episode 6 of Apple TV+’s murder mystery, “Afterparty,” such a challenge to produce

What does Stephen Sondheim’s “Send in the Clowns” have in common with “We Don’t Talk About Bruno”


released February 22, 2022
Hosts: Drew Taylor and Jim Hill
Fabulously edited by Aaron Z. Adams


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Jim Hill is a writer, blogger, and theme park historian, and he'll be the first to tell you all of the back-room deals and corporate gossip that happens inside the Walt Disney Company.

Len Testa co-authors the Unofficial Guide series of travel books, focusing on theme parks.
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