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Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 12: Brad Bird's next project and Disney's aborted Mickey Mouse "Christopher Columbus" featurette

by The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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Drew Taylor & Jim Hill first discuss all of the animation-related news coming out of this year's New York Comic-Con. They then puzzle over the live action / cg project that Brad Bird is supposedly working on as his follow-up to "The Incredibles 2." Finally Jim talks about the animated featurette that was supposed to serve as the follow-up to 1990's "The Prince and the Pauper," "Christopher Columbus" starring Mickey Mouse


* Where the Heimlich's Chew Chew Train from"a bug's land" at Disney
California Adventure Park is ultimately supposed to end up
* Why you really need to see "Venom" in order to catch that after-the-credit
sequence from "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"
* How Mindy's Johnson's great "Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney's * Animation" book is being turned into a documentary series for Disney Play
* The specific challenges that the filmmakers at Pixar faced while working on that animation studio's new short, "Auntie Edna"
* Brad Bird looks back at "Tomorrowland" and talks about how he wouldn't really change a thing about this 2015 Walt Disney Pictures release
* How Disney Feature Animation scuttled "Mickey's Arabian Adventure" featurette in the early 1990s to keep "Aladdin" special


released October 9, 2018
Hosts: Jim Hill and Drew Taylor
Editor: 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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