The grim grinning hosts are popping out to socialize once more.
20 years after Disney’s first try to show the beloved Disneyland attraction the Haunted Mansion right into a function, the firm is attempting it once more. The brand new model, additionally titled Haunted Mansion, will arrive in theaters on March 10, 2023. At current, it faces no competitors for that launch date, though the long-awaited Dungeons & Dragons film is presently scheduled to open in theaters the weekend earlier than and Timothy Olyphant’s new verison of Wonka will open every week in a while March 17.
This new Haunted Mansion will likely be directed by Expensive White Folks’s Justin Simien and star Tiffany Haddish, Lakeith Stanfield, Owen Wilson, and Rosario Dawson. Haddish supposedly performs “ a psychic employed to commune with the useless” whereas Stanfield “will play a widower who as soon as believed within the supernatural, however is now a relatively lifeless tour information in New Orleans’s French Quarter.” The script for the movie was written by Katie Dippold, whose earlier tasks embrace quite a few Melissa McCarthy comedies like The Warmth, Spy and 2016’s female-driven Ghostbusters reboot.
The unique Haunted Mansion film from 2003 was directed by Rob Minkoff. It starred Eddie Murphy as a workaholic actual property agent who tries to promote a property that seems to be a, you guessed, haunted mansion. The solid of that movie additionally included Terence Stamp, Wallace Shawn, Marsha Thomason, and Jennifer Tilly because the Mansion experience’s well-known Madame Leota. The film obtained principally destructive evaluations and did so-so on the field workplace; over the following decade or so Disney forgot in regards to the movie and targeted on their huge grossing Pirates of the Caribbean sequence as a substitute.
However then Pirates obtained slowed down in dangerous sequels and now Disney has returned to the Haunted Mansion once more. Given the lukewarm response to the primary movie it’s in all probability a good alternative for a remake. Folks love the experience and know the idea, however really feel little affection for the primary model. We’ll see how they react to the brand new one subsequent yr.
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