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Owen Wilson Joins Disney’s Horrified Mansion


After a supporting flip as Mobius in Marvel’s Loki, Disney is wait on within the Owen Wilson trade. The actor is dwelling to critical individual within the studio’s Horrified Mansion, a brand unusual movie basically based mostly fully off of the corporate’s authorized theme park lumber. The news was first reported by The Hollywood Reporter.

Wilson joins a cast that already entails LaKeith Stanfield and Tiffany Haddish. Reports portray it as an ensemble production.

Director Justin Simien is helming the production, that would possibly possibly well also delivery up taking pictures in Atlanta in October. The filmmaker is coming off of his directorial debut Dear White Of us and the 2020 effort movie Mistaken Hair. Ghostbusters and The Heat creator Katie Dippold is penning the variation.

Horrified Mansion would be potentially the most contemporary Disney film basically based mostly fully off of one of many corporate’s theme park rides. This summer season, the studio’s Jungle Cruise grossed $193.7 million on the global field place of work, along with extra earnings from its release on Disney Plus’ Premier Access program. A sequel has already been confirmed.

A movie fixed with Horrified Mansion was first launched in 2003. The Eddie Murphy-starring comedy was a modest field place of work success, grossing $182.3 million worldwide towards a reported production price range of $90 million.

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In our overview of the sequence premiere of Loki, IGN gave the episode a 7, pronouncing that “Wilson and [Tom] Hiddleston bask in stellar comedic chemistry.” The actor can subsequent be seen in Wes Anderson’s subsequent film The French Dispatch in October.

For more on Disney’s upcoming slate, learn our total rundown of the studio’s line-up of are dwelling-action remakes.

J. Kim Murphy is a contract leisure creator.

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