Tim Burton says he in all probability will not work for Disney once more
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Tim Burton is sounding off on his earlier working relationship with Disney, saying he’s unlikely to return to the corporate as a director sooner or later.
The filmmaker attended the Lumiere Festival in France over the weekend, the place he obtained the honorary Prix Lumière award. He spoke at a press convention on Saturday the place he likened working for the corporate to the character Dumbo being trapped in “this horrible large circus.”
“It’s gotten to be very homogenized, very consolidated. There’s much less room for various kinds of issues,” Burton mentioned, based on Deadline.
Burton famous that Disney is now largely centered on its tentpole franchises primarily inside the Star Wars and Marvel cinematic universes and of his potential involvement within the MCU sooner or later, he mentioned probabilities have been slim.
“I can solely cope with one universe, l can’t cope with a multi-universe,” he mentioned.
Burton final collaborated with Disney on 2019’s live-action reimagining of “Dumbo.” The “Beetlejuice” director first labored for the Mouse House as junior animator for movies like 1981’s “The Fox and the Hound.” He went on to direct motion pictures like “A Nightmare Before Christmas” (by Touchstone) in 1993, 1996’s “James and the Giant Peach,” 2012’s “Frankenweenie” and “Alice in Wonderland” in 2010 (together with 2016’s sequel) amongst different titles.
“I used to be employed and fired like a number of instances all through my profession there,” he added. “The factor about ‘Dumbo,’ is that’s why I feel my days with Disney are executed, I spotted that I used to be Dumbo, that I used to be working on this horrible large circus and I wanted to flee. That film is kind of autobiographical at a sure degree.”
The director’s subsequent venture, Addams Family spinoff collection “Wednesday” for Netflix, is due out on November 23.