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David Fincher’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is “dead”

Despite the Australian government’s efforts to entice Disney to our shores with a healthy tax rebate, David Fincher’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is dead in the water, Indiewire reports. The pricey adaptation of Jules Verne’s classic book was reportedly killed on account of the Mouse House’s recent run of big-budget box office failures (John […]

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Australia offers Disney bait to shoot 20,000 Leagues down under

Disney’s adaptation of Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea has been gestating for a number of years, but Australian Arts Minister Simon Crean has offered the studio a tantalising deal that might help make it a reality. Crean is hoping to tempt Disney with a $12.2 million one-off payment – increasing the 16.5 per cent […]

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