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Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Ep 236: How “Mickey​’​s PhilharMagic” helped change Feature Animation at Disney

by The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by talking about how well “Exorcist: Believer” & “Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie” did at the box office this past weekend. They then discuss the “mixed production model” that DreamWorks Animation will soon be adopting


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

Which DreamWorks characters greeted passengers at Dallas – Fort Worth Airport as they were about to board a flight to Burbank last week

What is the old “Woody Woodpecker Nuthouse Coaster” being transformed into at Universal Studios Florida

How much did Universal Pictures & Peacock, in association with Blumhouse and Morgan Creek, pay for the rights to make a new “Exorcist” trilogy

When did Glen Keane first pitch management at Walt Disney Animation Studios on the idea of making a feature-length animated cartoon based on the tale of Rapunzel

Who was originally supposed to voice the male lead in Disney’s “Rapunzel Unbraided”


released October 10, 2023
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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