Pitch a Disney Live-Action Remake: Featuring Fat Dude Digs Flicks

Welcome one, welcome all to the latest episode of the Back Lot 605 Podcast! This week we are joined by our good friend Andy Heller, aka Fat Dude Digs Flicks. We invited Andy on for a very special episode in which we pitch a Disney live-action remake! Andy, alongside hosts Casey Kelderman and Brian Mensing, will each pitch 2 different films based on a Disney animated property. They each will pick a cast and director for the film, and decide which direction the story will go. Give the episode a listen to hear their takes on some Disney classics!


The News

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the world has been flipping upside down, with the film industry being no stranger to the effects. Disney and Marvel Studios have pulled Black Widow from it’s original May release date. Other films that have also moved include Spiral, Scoob!, and Trolls: World Tour. The latter film will be releasing on VOD the same day it was originally going to hit theaters on April 10th.

The Lovebirds has also made changes to it’s release. The film will make it’s way to Netflix most likely on it’s original April 3rd release date. Furthermore The Way Back, Birds of Prey, and Bloodshot have all made their way to an early VOD release.

Rosario Dawson has been cast as fan-favorite character Ahsoka Tano in season two of The Mandalorian. Star Wars animated series The Clone Wars first introduces us to the character. She later appears in Rebels. Ashley Eckstein voices the character in both series.

Pitch A Disney Live-Action Remake

The following are the choices of our hosts and guest for their picks for a Disney live-action remake.

Andy: Atlantis: The Lost Empire and The Black Cauldron

Brian: Up and The Incredibles

Casey: The Hunchback of Notre Dame and The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Shameless Plugs

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About the Author
Casey Kelderman found a love for film at a very early age. One of his earliest memories of watching movies was the original Star Wars trilogy on VHS. Casey graduated from The University of Sioux Falls in 2017. At USF Casey produced weekly movie reviews and hosted a radio show. He graduated with a degree in Media Studies. Skills he learned in college have allowed him to help create Back Lot 605. He has produced and directed 4 short films. His favorite films include Halloween, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and Die Hard.
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