Go Back  DVD Talk Forum > Entertainment Discussions > Movie Talk
Reload this Page >

The Hunchback of Notre Dame -- Another Disney Live Action Adaptation

Movie Talk A Discussion area for everything movie related including films In The Theaters

The Hunchback of Notre Dame -- Another Disney Live Action Adaptation

Old 01-16-19, 12:36 PM
  #1  
DVD Talk Legend
Thread Starter
 
TheMovieman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Oregon
Posts: 12,117
Received 27 Likes on 22 Posts
The Hunchback of Notre Dame -- Another Disney Live Action Adaptation

Disney Rings ‘Hunchback’ Bell: David Henry Hwang To Script Live Action Musical, Alan Menken/Stephen Schwartz Writing Music

EXCLUSIVE: Tony-winning M. Butterfly playwright David Henry Hwang has been set by Disney to write Hunchback, a live action musical adaptation of the Victor Hugo novel. Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz will write the music. Mandeville is producing along with Josh Gad. I had heard that Gad, a star of the Mandeville-produced blockbuster Beauty and the Beast, might play the lead character, but insiders at the studio said no casting is solid at this point.
https://deadline.com/2019/01/hunchba...tz-1202536031/
Old 01-16-19, 12:41 PM
  #2  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
mwbmis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Land of Lincoln
Posts: 6,120
Received 34 Likes on 29 Posts
Re: The Hunchback of Notre Dame -- Another Disney Live Action Adaptation

The cartoon was already a weird idea given the source material. This seems worse.
Old 01-16-19, 12:51 PM
  #3  
Moderator
 
dex14's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 32,296
Likes: 0
Received 535 Likes on 375 Posts
Re: The Hunchback of Notre Dame -- Another Disney Live Action Adaptation

Only cast a real hunchback... because representation.
Old 01-16-19, 04:44 PM
  #4  
DVD Talk Godfather
 
fumanstan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Irvine, CA
Posts: 55,349
Received 16 Likes on 4 Posts
Re: The Hunchback of Notre Dame -- Another Disney Live Action Adaptation

Sign up Tim Burton!

Not a fan of Gad, so I hope he's not the lead.
Old 01-16-19, 05:08 PM
  #5  
DVD Talk Hall of Fame
 
Bluelitespecial's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Kansas City
Posts: 8,769
Received 79 Likes on 63 Posts
Re: The Hunchback of Notre Dame -- Another Disney Live Action Adaptation

I’ll watch when they do a live action Atlantis.
Old 01-16-19, 10:16 PM
  #6  
DVD Talk Hall of Fame
 
Join Date: May 2001
Posts: 9,869
Received 27 Likes on 22 Posts
Re: The Hunchback of Notre Dame -- Another Disney Live Action Adaptation

Originally Posted by mwbmis View Post
The cartoon was already a weird idea given the source material. This seems worse.
Didn't expect to, but I actually love the animated film.

Originally Posted by dex14 View Post
Only cast a real hunchback... because representation.
Hilarious!

Originally Posted by fumanstan View Post
Sign up Tim Burton!

Not a fan of Gad, so I hope he's not the lead.
Oh, yes. Tim Burton would be brilliant. And even though I can only take Gad in small doses, I think he could actually work as Quasimodo. Because he's already odd looking without any make-up or latex.

Old 01-16-19, 11:46 PM
  #7  
DVD Talk Legend
 
E Unit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: 6ft Behind Wolf in the Situation Room
Posts: 15,372
Received 190 Likes on 154 Posts
Re: The Hunchback of Notre Dame -- Another Disney Live Action Adaptation

Josh Gag ruins EVEYTHNING.

And at at this rate, so is Disney turning good movies into mindless remakes.
Old 01-17-19, 12:19 AM
  #8  
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
 
joe_b's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 3,194
Received 11 Likes on 10 Posts
Re: The Hunchback of Notre Dame -- Another Disney Live Action Adaptation

Originally Posted by fumanstan View Post
Not a fan of Gad, so I hope he's not the lead.
He'd be a good fit for the comic relief gargoyle pig.

Old 01-18-19, 11:28 AM
  #9  
DVD Talk Legend
 
joeblow69's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Palm Springs
Posts: 10,620
Received 78 Likes on 39 Posts
Re: The Hunchback of Notre Dame -- Another Disney Live Action Adaptation

I'd totally watch that, I actually really like a lot of that disney movie. That Hellfire song is one of my favorites. There's been a number of broadway shows based off the disney musical, if they based the live action movie off those, they wouldn't be bad.


Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.