“We never set out like, ‘oh how many episodes should we keep them apart?’ That was never in our minds, because like the fans, we want to see them reunite as soon as possible,” executive producer Maril Davis told Tracking Board.
The brother and sister filmmaking team impressed Guillermo del Toro so much with their short Mama he helped them turn it into a feature. Now, they’ve been tasked with turning Stephen King’s popular 1986 novel into a movie that can scare a new generation of kids.
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Disney is rebooting the Mickey Mouse Club for the digital age, debuting Friday as Club Mickey Mouse. The reboot puts a social-media spin on the 62-year-old franchise and introduces the audience to eight teen Mouseketeer cast members. (Variety)
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