Skip to comments.Disney to Remake "Yellow Submarine" in 3-D
Posted on 09/13/2009 4:51:53 PM PDT by BenLurkin
Walt Disney Co is to remake the zany 1960s Beatles movie "Yellow Submarine" in 3-D in a deal with the band's company Apple Corps. Disney Studios chairman Dick Cook said on Friday the new "Yellow Submarine" will be directed by Oscar-winning director Robert Zemeckis using the same motion-capture effects he employed in the family movie "Polar Express."
It will incorporate the 16 Beatles songs and recordings from the original film, licensed from Sony/ATV Music Publishing and EMI Capitol Records. No release date was announced.
The original film, about a peaceful, music-loving underwater community that is attacked by music hating "blue meanies", was released in the U.S. in 1968 and directed by George Dunning.
The Disney film project extends a wave of "Beatlemania" ushered in by the release of the remastered edition of the Fab Four's albums this week, and an interactive video game for a new generation of fans.
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Does Disney even realize YS was a drug fantasy?
Disney is not a wholesome institution anymore.
YIKES, back in the 60’s, I saw Yellow Submarine, thought it was.. 8D
dang, and I thought those were the good ol’ days.
Glad I can remember, and am still her TO remember
Will they use Hanna Montana and the Jonas Brothers in the starring rolls?
How would you cast the show?
Do you think Disney cares that it was?
now that guy scared the crap out of me. he was floating around the theater
along with the other creepy characters. YIKES
Wont’ be as good. But it will be dated.
What? And rerecord the music??
Is this going to be the same movie only give the 3-D treatment?
Separated at birth?
I guess I would start by trying to find a replacement for Peter Maxx.
I'm sure it was conceived of and produced when they were all high as a kite.
I wrote to them on their corporate responsibility site, if we remain silent we are complicit in ..everything thats going on.
The remake could star Jurgen Prochnow- “Das Gelb Boot”. Or maybe the Beatles try to thread the needle at Gibraltar and don’t quite make it past the Royal Navy...the crossover possibilities are endless.
Disney would if Apple Corps would let them.
Gotta have the boat loaded with bananas.
I guess Disney don’t care that the Blue Meanie hats were spoofs of the iconic Mouse Ear caps...or maybe that’s what attracted them.
Dumb idea either way.
I greatly prefer “Yellow Submarine Sandwich” by the Rutles, featuring the zany song “Cheese and Onions.”
Disney has completely run out of ideas.
Robot Chicken already remade it.
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