Browsing: Kristin Burr
Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let go. Kristin Burr is departing from her position as EVP of live-action production at Disney to start her own banner on the lot and Joel Stillerman has been hired as the CCO of Hulu.
Paul Pell has signed on to pen Disney’s forthcoming holiday comedy, Dashing Through the Snow. The project will add to the list of the Mouse House’s family-oriented, holiday fare.
Lloyd Taylor has come on to script the latest draft of the pic, which sees John Jacobs producing via his Smart Entertainment shingle. Sources also confirm that the studio is actively searching for a director to take on the Christmas comedy.
The untitled project is still in the early stages at Walt Disney Pictures, but the live-action comedy will see Allen star as a wealthy man who has his life changed by a genie.
Based on the famous Disneyland ride of the same name, the film will be a period adventure, placing Johnson and others on a trip through Africa. John Requa and Glenn Ficarra are scripting the project, which been in development since the early 2000’s.
For years, rumors have circled about Disney’s plans to release a third chapter, and now it seems that the only question to ask is if Anne Hathaway will return…