It’s a goddamn shame my repeated calls to Disney re: live-action remakes have gone unanswered. They could have saved themselves a lot of time, energy and good will had they only listened to me instead of filing that restraining order. I told them not to do it to The Lion King and they ignored me. Now we have to suffer through people bitching and complaining all summer that Scar doesn’t look enough like Ashford from Ashford & Simpson. I even warned these idiots SPECIFICALLY not to mess with Lady and the Tramp, and what did they do? They made a laughing stock out of the entire house of mouse by releasing a promotional still from the upcoming Disney + streaming production which is so remarkably bad, I wish they had just gone ahead and remade Song of The South.
Here’s your first look at Lady (voiced by Tessa Thompson), who apparently needed a sedative mixed into her kibble before coming to set, and The Tramp (voiced by Justin Theroux) who is clearly more interested in the bagel that key grip has in his hands, than he is in Lady.
Here's your first (adorable) look at Disney's live-action #LadyandtheTramp.
— Screen Rant (@screenrant) April 12, 2019
Woof, that’s bad. According to Screen Rant:
Judging by the details that’ve been revealed so far (this photo included), it seems that Lady and the Tramp will feel like a throwback to Disney’s talking dog movies from the 1990s and 2000s, like Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey and The Shaggy Dog.
SR reports that the budget is minuscule compared to what they spent on TLK and other live-action remakes, and it shows. It’s just going to be trained dogs with “vocal performances added to the footage in post-production”, so no animation will be used at all. So what’s the point, you ask? The point is that somebody’s 3-year-old is going to be raised by Disney +, and when they grow up, they’ll be the one’s bitching that Disney ruined Lady and the Tramp for them by turning it into a fucking cartoon.
Pic: Disney via YouTube