Maybe the 427th time will be the charm. After inflicting upon us The Polar Express, A Christmas Carol, and Mars Needs Moms, Disney calmly, but firmly, said “that’s enough of that, Robert,” and pulled the plug on his proposed Yellow Submarine reboot.
Well, Zemeckis has chewed through his leash and apparently found his way into another animation studio, this time with designs on How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack, which would be a live-action/CGI hybrid about a garden gnome attack or something. One can only hope that, for the sake of variety, it’s the people that are animated while the garden gnomes are real. It’s based on a book of the same name (even money says that book was sold at Urban Outfitters). No screenwriter is attached. Not surprising.
Can we all just agree that he should drop the charade and just get on with Forrest Gump 2: Gumpty Dance? *BOOM GOES THE GAVEL* (Variety)