Now that Pooh: Blood & Honey is slashing it up in theaters, director Rhys Frake-Waterfield has spoken beforehand about his want to maintain the “youngsters characters as slasher villains” prepare a-going. Together with producing a horror flick targeted on Bambi that’s presently in manufacturing and cooking up concepts for a Peter Pan movie, Frake-Waterfield’s additionally bought a want to usher in youngsters properties exterior of these generally related to Disney.
Talking with Collider, Frake-Waterfield was requested about what properties he’d be excited about engaged on. The solutions have been Teletubbies and Ninja Turtles, of all issues. Although this was supposed as a enjoyable thought train, he had some specifics on what he’d do with the Turtles, which he mentioned had a “horrifying undertone” as a consequence of their entire idea of being mutant turtles raised by a speaking rat man. “I’d like to have them like down an alleyway reducing individuals up, feeding them to their rat king on pizza or one thing,” he mentioned. “All of it simply begins to hyperlink collectively to me, so I’d love to do this.”
Copyrights forestall Frake-Waterfield from getting his fingers on both the Teletubbies or Turtles, both of which presently or will quickly have new variations begin up pretty quickly. However what he will be capable of make is a Pooh sequel, because the film has already earned $2 million on the field workplace because of its January launch in Mexico and present theatrical run in the US. He and the remainder of Jagged Edge are already cooking up a sequel, and one which’ll have a a lot bigger finances than the $100,000 of the primary movie.
“I’m hoping that, at minimal, it’s going to have 5 instances the finances of the primary one,” he instructed Leisure Weekly. “But it surely might be considerably greater than that as effectively. […] When you’ve more cash for a movie, you get extra time, you get cooler scenes, you possibly can actually spend extra time refining issues.” Nevertheless, he admitted to desirous to pursue different tasks past grisly IP fare, and mentioned that might hold him from directing Pooh 2. “I could be concerned, and produce them, and get them shifting…I’m nonetheless within the levels of desirous about that in the meanwhile.”
Need extra io9 information? Try when to count on the most recent Marvel, Star Wars, and Star Trek releases, what’s subsequent for the DC Universe on movie and TV, and every thing that you must learn about the way forward for Physician Who.