Disney is currently working on its second live-action movie based on its popular theme park attraction, The Haunted Mansion. Screenwriter Katie Dippold has been roped in to write the film. Katie Dippold is credited for Parks and Recreation, The Heat and Snatched. The producers of Aladin, Dan Lin, and Jonathan Eirich are going to producer the movie. The producer Dan Lin is also popular for producing movies Sherlock Holmes, It, and Lego. The cast of the film is not yet decided.
The Haunted Mansion opened at Disneyland in 1969, which soon drew a lot of attraction, becoming successful immediately. Similar rides were erected at Walt Disney World in Florida and Tokyo Disneyland. Along with patrons in a Doom Buggy riding through the haunted house, there are dozens of supernatural scares throughout the ride.
The comedy version of The Haunted Mansion released in 2003, starring Eddie Murphy, Terence Stamp, Nathaniel Parker, Marsha Thomason, Jennifer Tilly, and Dina Spybey. He portrayed the character of a workaholic realtor who buys a mansion that turns out to be haunted. The movie was directed by Rob Minkoff and made an est gross collection of $182 million. The film was critically acclaimed worldwide.
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Disney opened a theme park ride Pirates of the Caribbean in the year 1967. A movie based on the ride was premiered on the big screen in the year 2003. The movie was then made in five different parts, all starring Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow. The film made an est gross collection of $1.5 billion domestically and $3.07 billion, internationally.
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In 2002, Disney released a family comedy film Country Bears based on a ride at Disneyland. The production house has now finished shooting for Jungle Cruise, which is also based on a Disneyland ride. The film will be starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt and is slated to release in 2021. The film was supposed to release in 2020, but the dates were pushed ahead by a year, due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
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