A couple weeks ago, Gary K. Wolf, creator of Roger Rabbit, started saying that a proposal for a film called The Stooge was on desks at Disney. The idea for the short is to do a version of  a 1952 film starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, with Roger Rabbit and Mickey Mouse in the lead roles.

We didn’t know at the time precisely what stage the possible short was really in. Now another Roger Rabbit participant says the project is nothing more than a rumor. Read More »

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Marvel teamed up characters in The Avengers, DC is teaming up heroes for Justice League, and now Disney could have the option to team up two of their own iconic characters. Gary K. Wolf, creator of Roger Rabbit, is saying a proposal for a film called The Stooge is being prepared for Disney executives. The film would be a fully-animated buddy comedy starring Roger Rabbit and Mickey Mouse. Though the proposal shares a title with a 1952 film starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, it would likely be very different from that comedy.

According to Wolf, The Stooge is “a real development proposal” for a Disney/Pixar movie which has concept art and a producer, Erik von Wodtke, who is talking to screenwriters and directors about possibly getting the film made.  Read More »

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