This is, by far, one of the most “famous movies that never made it”. It was Superman, directed by Tim Burton, written by Kevin Smith… with Nicholas Cage as Superman / Clark Kent.
“Let’s face it, the world needs more Pee-Wee Herman… I am so excited to be working with Paul Reubens… who is an extraordinary and ground breaking actor and writer. It’s so great to watch him return with such relevance” Apatow said.
The exhibition follows the course of Burton’s career, with childhood ephemera and amateur short films from his youth in Burbank, California; cartoons and drawings from his time at California Institute of the Arts; and examples of his first professional work at The Walt Disney Studios.
While the jury is still out on whether or not Tim Burton’s re-imaginings (Charlie & The Chocolate Factory and Planet Of The Apes were disasters, while Alice In Wonderland is good but suffers from a case of the George Lucas inspired “Directorial CGI Boner” disease) it does get your mind thinking – what would it look like if Tim Burton kept re-imagining films forever.
First up, a sneak peak at some of the coolest characters from the flick including the Red Queen (played by Helena Bonham Carter), Caterpillar (voiced of Alan Rickman), White Rabbit (Michael “Tony Blair” Sheen), Dormouse and Back To The Future’s Crispin Glover as the Knave.
Twentieth Century Fox has taken another step forward in the highly critisised rebooting of Planet of the Apes (which was rebooted by Tim Burton back in 2001 with little success) handing over the franchise rights to former News Corp hemler, Peter Chernin.
Melbournites are in for a treat with the hotly anticipated exhibition “Tim Burton” comes to ACMI in June.
Disney’s live action take on Lewis Carroll’s classic books Alice In Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, which first told the story of a young girl (wh,o after following a rabbit down a hole) is transported to a strange world.
The numerous battles with the various machines that come after the survivors are action cinema at its purest, and there are moments of pure dread that most adult films would struggle to capture…
A sneak peak at the brand new Official posters and trailer for Tim Burton’s much talked about 3D Epic Alice In Wonderland starring Johnny Depp.