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Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - The truth about Circle 7 Studios

by The Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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Bob Hildenberg joins Drew Taylor & Jim Hill on the 100th episode of “Fine Tooning.” As the co-writer of “Monsters, Inc. 2: Monsters in Scaradice” & a never-produced version of “Toy Story 3,” Bob shares his memories of working at Circle 7 Studios.


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

How Max Keane is continuing the Keane family tradition of turning out top-quality animation with Netflix’s “Trash Truck”

What the inside of Michael Eisner’s private bathroom at The Walt Disney Company looked like

Which Circle 7 screenplay did Dick Cook -- the then-Head of Walt Disney Studios -- say was one of the best scripts he’d ever read

What was The Walt Disney Company planning on paying Tom Hanks if he agreed to return & voice the character of Woody for Circle 7’s version of “Toy Story 3”

Who did Bob Iger call right after Disney’s Board of Directors officially told him that he was their selection for the Company’s new CEO


released November 3, 2020
Hosts: Drew Taylor and Jim Hill
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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