Now that Disney has announced that the Brad Bird /Damon Lindelof project originally known as 1952 will officially be called Tomorrowland (and that George Clooney will star), I simply must share my fever-dream theory that this movie will be about early space travel. Note that I wrote "could." Like everyone else out there, I'm speculating based on a [...]
ACT Policing is seeking to identify witnesses to an incident during which a male driver of a black Ford Territory avoided a police Random Breath Test (RBT) station on Tharwa Drive, Conder on Friday, December 28. Around 11.05pm, police were conducting a random breath testing operation on Tharwa Road, Conder when they directed the driver of [...]
Episode two takes them deep into the jungle and on Mr. Toad's Wild Ride The Arnette team has never been so happy to see coastline
By Mustang Bobby Gary Bauer, the former head of the Family Research Council and for whom the term "evil little toad" was coined, told the audience at the ironically-named Values Voters Summit that the majority of people who vote forShow More Summary
By Robert Niles: "Disney has only one ride," a colleague said to my mother the other day. "It's Mr. Toad's Wild Ride," that person said. "All the rest are attractions." I've heard this joke before, but it got me thinking this time. Sure,...Show More Summary
While Disney is busy working on turning Mr. Toad's Wild Ride into a feature film, The Jim Henson Company is looking at a pair of iconic amphibians for a future project. ComingSoon has a press release that reveals the Muppet company is...Show More Summary
Black Pearl skipper Ricky Perez ferries fisherman out to San Clemente Island, but this weekend one member of his expedition got a little too lucky. "He was on Mr. Toad's Wild Ride and there was no getting off," skipper Ricky Perez said. [ more › ]
The Disneyland Fantasyland attraction Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride is being made into a feature-length film, according to Deadline New York. Pete Candeland (Gorillaz) will direct this mixed live-action and CGI movie that bring the circa 1955 theme park ride to life. The ride is derived from the animated film The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. [...]
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While the attraction Mr Toad's Wild Ride has been replaced at DisneyLand and DisneyWorld, that isn't stopping the House of Mouse from pursuing a big-screen version of it.
When the character of Brodie in Kevin Smith’s Mallrats said “Everyone wants Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride,” turns out Disney executives were listening. They’re now developing a live-action/computer generated hybrid movie based on the classic attraction that’s been at Disneyland since the park opened in 1955. Commercial and music video director Pete Candeland has been attached to [...]
Who is ready for a family friendly wild ride at the multiplex? Disney has decided to turn Mr. Toad's Wild Ride, one of Disneyland's most beloved attractions, into a feature film that mixes CGI with live-action. This is an adaptation of an adaptation because the ride was adapted from Disney’s adaptation of the Kenneth Grahame novel, The [...]
The film is going to be based on one of their longest-running theme park rides. [...]
Back in 2003 Disney had a brainstorm: “What if we started to make movies based on our most popular theme park rides?” The results were The Haunted Mansion, a movie that wasn’t good enough for anybody to really remember, but not bad enough...Show More Summary
A film adaptation of Disney's 'Mr. Toad's Wild Ride' theme park attraction (based on the Mouse House's 'Wind in the Willows' cartoon) is being developed.
Walt Disney Pictures is once again looking to their theme parks for movie ideas, following the success of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies and past and future movies based around the concept of The Haunted Mansion. This time, they're looking to bring their popular park ride Mr. Show More Summary
With the benefit of a freshly installed CPU that allows it to ignore narrative up to 10 times faster, the Disney supercomputer tasked with analyzing studio properties for further franchising opportunities and acceptable quotients of family fun has selected Mr. Show More Summary
From book to movie to ride to movie again.
After Disney surprisingly turned their Pirates of the Caribbean attraction into a billion dollar film franchise, we expected all their rides to get the feature film treatment. Slowly but surely development on films for Tomorrowland,Show More Summary
Pirates of the Caribbean, the Haunted Mansion, the Matterhorn... Disney remains determined to mine each of its theme-park properties for the big screen, even if the ride in question was already derived from a movie. And so it goes with Mr. Toad's Wild Ride: Deadline reports that the studio ... More »