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‘Haunted Mansion’ Director Justin Simien Needs To Adapt Michael Jackson’s ‘Captain EO’ Disney Attraction – Deadline

Justin Simien directed Haunted Mansion for Disney primarily based on the theme park’s attraction of the identical title. The filmmaker is now opening up about one other Disneyland attraction he wish to adapt into a movie and it’s Michael Jackson’s Captain EO.

“Captain EO, let’s go,” Simien advised Display Rant throughout Comedian-Con. “Pay attention, I do know it’s out of fee, okay? I do know that’s not technically a experience, however I’m prepared. I would like some singing and I would like some dancing and I would like some jerry curl juice in outer area instantly.”

Captain EO was 3D science fiction quick movie directed by Francis Ford Coppola and it starred Jackson. George Lucas, Rusty Lemorande and Coppola wrote the script of the quick that additionally starred Angelika Huston and Dick Shawn.

The movie tells the story of Captain EO, performed by Jackson, who’s on a mission to ship a present to the Supreme Chief who lives in a rotting world of twisted steel and steaming vents. The Supreme Chief captures Captain EO’s crew and sentences them to be changed into trash cans. Earlier than Captain EO is shipped away to be tortured, he tells the Supreme Chief he sees the sweetness in her and unlocks it by breaking right into a tune with “We Are Right here to Change the World.”

Captain EO made its debut in 1986 and was screened at each U.S. theme parks up till 1998. The movie was an attraction at Disneyland and Walt Disney World with theme park company carrying 3D glasses to look at the movie and being immersed within the journey with lasers and smoke across the theater.

The movie returned to Disney parks in 2010, a 12 months after Jackson’s loss of life and was proven at Epcot for the ultimate time in December 2015.

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