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Sofia Coppola Drops Out Of Live-Action “Little Mermaid”

Sofia Coppola has reportedly backed out of the live-action adaptation of the classic tale The Little Mermaid, and while the details are scarce, the L.A. Times is reporting that the reason is “creative differences”. The storyline has been shrouded in mystery, but with Caroline Thompson (Edward Scissorhands) working on the script, it may have a dark tint to it. Coppola, …

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Sofia Coppola to Helm Live-Action The Little Mermaid

You may be used to seeing Sofia Coppola’s name attached to independent directing projects like The Virgin Suicides and Lost in Translation. However, Deadline is reporting that Francis Ford’s daughter may be entering territory that not even the great The Godfather director has ever ventured, a live-action version of the classic fairy tale The Little Mermaid. Coppola is currently working …

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Sofia Coppola Is In Talks To Direct A Live-Action Version Of “The Little Mermaid”

While the story is not anything like any of her previous films, Sofia Coppola may be the director of The Little Mermaid. The Disney classic will be brought to the big screen, but who will direct the film is still up in the air. She is in negotiations with Universal Pictures to possibly direct a live-action version of the classic …

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Sofia Coppola in Talks to Direct Little Mermaid Film

For decades animation studios have been taking classic fairy tales, such as Cinderella and Little Red Riding Hood, and cleaning them up to make them more child-friendly. The original versions of the stories are always more sinister. For example, in Cinderella, adapted by brothers Grimm but originally a European folk tale, the oldest stepsister was ordered by the mother to …

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The Little Mermaid: Emma Watson Rumors a Hoax

Recently fans of the Harry Potter films began to flutter when rumors surfaced about Emma Watson (aka Hermione) portraying Ariel in a live-action remake of Disney’s The Little Mermaid. According to the Examiner, online talk circulated at the end of February about Watson taking on several roles as Disney princesses: Belle in Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, and Ariel. Some …

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“The Little Mermaid” Goes Interactive In Theaters

With the theater re-release of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” on September 16 comes a new app for Apple that will allow kids to interact with the film via games, a sing-along with the movie, and behind-the-scenes video. Disney Second Screen Live will only be available in select theaters during the film’s run, but is expected to be a hit after …

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