The 52-year-old director - whose last two big screen projects were the James Bond films "Skyfall" and "Spectre" - was attached to the studio's re-imagining of the classic 1940 cartoon, which was Walt Disney's second animated feature film following 1937's acclaimed "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs".
Why bring on a new director when Craig's 2019 outing is his fifth and final?
Chris Weitz penned the Pinocchio script, about a wooden puppet who wants to become a real boy, and is also producing the movie through his company Depth of Field. Blade Runner 2049's Denis Villenueve was previously in talks for that project, but he chose to exit to work on a live-action adaptation of Dune.
2014 blockbuster Maleficent (US$758 million or RM3.2 billion worldwide) told the story of Sleeping Beauty with a focus on its villain, 2015 saw the arrival of Cinderella (US$543 million) with The Jungle Book (US$966 million) and Alice Through The Looking Glass (US$299 million) separated by a single 2016 month.
Meanwhile, Beauty and the Beast, which featured British stars Emma Watson and Dan Stevens in the lead roles, recently became a box office smash, grossing $1.2 billion worldwide, while The Jungle Book took $966.5 million (£734.4 million) upon its release previous year (16).
Disney is now working on several live-action adaptations of several of their properties including Dumbo, The Lion King, and Aladdin.
Farr Miller & Washington LLC/dc augmented its investment by buying 754 shares an increase of 0.2% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017. Coliseum Capital Management Llc holds 7.85% of its portfolio in Universal Technical Institute, Inc. for 3.60 million shares.
Alaska's daily flight originated in Seattle, stopped over in Los Angeles, and then flew directly from LAX to Havana's airport. Alaska Airlines announced today that it will end a daily flight between Los Angeles and Havana, Cuba.
You can access the Ranked Multiplayer ladder by completing 10 "First Wins of the Day" in Unranked Multiplayer or Versus AI modes. The solo campaign for StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty will continue the epic saga where it left off in StarCraft: Brood War .
TheStreet lowered shares of Transocean from a "c-" rating to a "d" rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. As of February 9, 2017, it owned or had partial ownership interests in and operated 56 mobile offshore drilling units.
Trump was in the Philippines on Monday and remains dogged by things he has said, and has not said, about Russian Federation . Trump told reporters traveling with him to Hanoi on Saturday that Putin had again vehemently denied the allegations.
Chinese banks have stopped dealing with North Korea after the USA unilaterally sanctioned the Bank of Dandong. The last time China's special envoy for North Korea visited the country was in February previous year .
Known as the Final Parsec Problem, absence of the merger can stall at approximately three light-years of separation. Black holes merge to form supermassive black holes, which can merge themselves when galaxies collide.
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The New York-based Kimelman Baird Limited Liability Corporation has invested 1.48% in Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ: SWKS ). Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 21,763 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,689,679.32.
Hopefully Google release this solution before they begin pulling apps requiring Accessibility Services from the Play Store . Accessibility apps can turn off other apps, which is useful for battery saving apps like Greenify .
Xi's Vietnam visit highlighted in Chinese media
China and Vietnam issued a joint declaration on Monday as Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his state visit to Vietnam. After the meeting, the two leaders witnessed the signing of a cooperation deal between the two foreign ministries.
Dani Alves: Gabriel Jesus is Brazil's 'new Ronaldo'
The 56-year-old is quoted by PA Sport as saying: "The characteristics of Gabriel Jesus and Kane are a bit different". Click the right arrow, above, to see the combined line-up, in the 4-3-3 formation regularly used by Brazil ...
5.4 quake in southeast South Korea causes some minor damage
Witnesses stated that the natural disaster could be felt in Seoul, more than 300 kilometers away, including at Gwanghwamun. The Pohang quake is the strongest Korea has experienced since 2016, after the magnitude 5.8 natural disaster in Gyeongju.
Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway slashes IBM stake
Warren Buffett is the most followed investor in the world, and every move he makes is watched closely by investors everywhere. When Berkshire first made an investment in Apple in 2016 a fellow at Berkshire bought about 10 million shares, Buffett said.
With statement win over Notre Dame, Miami is back
This victory was so huge that it warranted three honors for the Miami Hurricanes. "Growing up right before our eyes", Richt said. And that perhaps explains why many nationally were drawn to Miami-Notre Dame over TCU-Oklahoma.
Gaia Pope investigation - man and woman released
An hour before her arrest, she told reporters Gaia knocked on her door in distress on the day she went missing. Both were released after questioning yesterday, but are still under investigation.
What next for same-sex marriage
Shock ballot-box results from Brexit to the U.S. presidential election have campaigners wary of published opinion polls. The result of Australia's national postal vote on same-sex marriage is expected Wednesday .