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Howard Ashman – Nerd Icon

Howard Elliott Ashman, for me at least, is such a big name when it comes to Disney and the Disney Renaissance. If you’re a Disney lover, or even a fan of the Disney Renaissance, then you’ll know Ashman’s name straight off the bat, and you’ll more than likely team it up with Alan Menken. Those […]

Live-Action The Little Mermaid Will Star Chloë Grace Moretz

Brought to prominence by comicbook adaptation Kick-Ass (2010), Chloë Grace Moretz will star in Universal’s live-action adaption of Disney classic The Little Mermaid (1989). The Disney movie is an adaptation of the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen (1837) and, with all the live-action Disney re-imaginings, the pattern is well-known and one that will become increasingly familiar […]

Sofia Copolla Abandons 'The Little Mermaid'

Apparently coming up with new ideas is not the new trend so we can expect a backlog of rehashed stories over the coming years from Hollywood. It’s been confirmed that Sofia Copolla has dropped out of the live-action adaptation of classic (re: overdone) fairytale The Little Mermaid.  It was only in March of this year […]