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Tim Burton: My days with Disney are done

Filmmaker Tim Burton says his days directing motion pictures for Hollywood studio Disney are over. The 64-year-old director, who began his profession with the Mouse House as an animator straight out of faculty, recalled his expertise of directing Disney’s 2019 film Dumbo.

The movie, which was a reimagining of Walt Disney’s 1941 animated characteristic, was a “horrible big circus”, Burton advised leisure news web site Deadline.

“My history is that I started out there. I was hired and fired like several times throughout my career there,” stated the filmmaker, recognized for Disney blockbusters equivalent to The Nightmare Before Christmas, Alice in Wonderland and its sequel, Alice Through the Looking Glass.

“The thing about Dumbo is that’s why I think my days with Disney are done: I realised that I was Dumbo, that I was working in this horrible big circus, and I needed to escape. That movie is quite autobiographical at a certain level,” he added..

Featuring a star-studded forged of Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green and Alan Arkin, Dumbo carried out poorly on the field workplace and was panned by critics.

Burton additionally criticised how Disney has shifted away from smaller tasks in favour of specializing in its extra established Marvel, Pixar, and Star Wars franchises.

“It’s gotten to be very homogenised, very consolidated. There’s less room for different types of things,” he added.



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