Samstag, 25. September 2010

Pixar has named its first female director, Brenda Chapman

Pixar has named its first female director, Brenda Chapman, who will also write the animated film, Brave.
Voicing characters in the movie, which is Pixar's 13th: Reese Witherspoon,  Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, and Julie Walters.
Disney says the flick, which was previously titled "The Bear and the Bow," is about a tomboyish royal named Merida who would rather focus on archery. After getting into a fight with her mom, she makes a reckless choice that has serious consequences to her father's kingdom, putting all their lives in peril.
It will be produced by Katherine Sarafian and is slated to be released on June 15, 2012.
Quelle: The Hollywood Reporter
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Brave is Pixar’s first fairy tale, from acclaimed filmmaker/writer Brenda Chapman (The Prince of Egypt). Chapman began as an additional animation artist on Who Framed Roger Rabbit and contributed story for The Little Mermaid, The Rescuers Down Under, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Fantasia 2000, Chicken Run and Cars.

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