It’s 2017… it’s a time of remakes, sequels, and unoriginal content. At the top of all of this is Disney! They are currently remaking all of their Disney classics and they are doing an amazing job at it. Many people are asking though, do they need to?
Yes and no.
Disney’s intention, when it comes to their remakes, is to introduce a whole new generation to the Disney classics. Me personally, I have enjoyed all of the Disney remakes that have come out so far! Some of my highlights have been The Jungle Book, Cinderella, and most recently Beauty and the Beast. Disney really knows what they are doing and it is showing from the money they are making. They have big plans for the future. The remakes in development right now include:
- The Lion King
- Snow White
- Peter Pan
- Winnie the Pooh
- The Little Mermaid (Not the knock off one that released a trailer a week ago)
- An Aladdin prequel
- The Sword in the Stone
And many more are rumored.
A lot of people are saying there is really no point in turning all of these films into live action remakes, and that might be true. The most recent Beauty and the Beast has caused a lot of those remarks. But in my opinion I say KEEP THEM COMING! I am an enormous Disney fan and they haven’t disappointed me yet. If Disney was making these remakes and they were sucking (like the DCEU) then I would be completely against it, but Disney knows what they are doing! They are succeeding immensely with Marvel and Star Wars as well!
I am a little skeptical about the live action Dumbo movie because I am not the biggest Tim Burton fan, and I am trying to comprehend how they will make a live action Winnie the Pooh that wont be creepy. But if anyone can do it, its Disney!