Now that Pooh: Blood & Honey is slashing it up in theaters, director Rhys Frake-Waterfield has spoken beforehand about his want to maintain the “youngsters characters as slasher villains” practice a-going. Together with producing a horror flick targeted on Bambi that’s at present in manufacturing and cooking up concepts for a Peter Pan movie, Frake-Waterfield’s additionally obtained a want to herald youngsters properties exterior of these generally related to Disney.
Talking with Collider, Frake-Waterfield was requested about what properties he’d be concerned about engaged on. The solutions have been Teletubbies and Ninja Turtles, of all issues. Although this was meant as a enjoyable thought train, he had some specifics on what he’d do with the Turtles, which he mentioned had a “horrifying undertone” on account of their complete idea of being mutant turtles raised by a speaking rat man. “I’d like to have them like down an alleyway reducing individuals up, feeding them to their rat king on pizza or one thing,” he mentioned. “All of it simply begins to hyperlink collectively to me, so I’d love to do this.”
Copyrights stop Frake-Waterfield from getting his palms on both the Teletubbies or Turtles, both of which at present or will quickly have new versions begin up pretty quickly. However what he will be capable to make is a Pooh sequel, because the film has already earned $2 million on the field workplace because of its January launch in Mexico and present theatrical run in the US. He and the remainder of Jagged Edge are already cooking up a sequel, and one which’ll have a a lot bigger price range than the $100,000 of the primary movie.
“I’m hoping that, at minimal, it’s going to have 5 occasions the price range of the primary one,” he instructed Entertainment Weekly. “However it might be considerably greater than that as nicely. […] When you’ve gotten more cash for a movie, you get extra time, you get cooler scenes, you may actually spend extra time refining issues.” Nevertheless, he admitted to eager to pursue different tasks past grisly IP fare, and mentioned that might hold him from directing Pooh 2. “I could be concerned, and produce them, and get them shifting…I’m nonetheless within the levels of fascinated about that in the meanwhile.”
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