Blade Runner 2049 And 3 Other Sequels That Failed To Ignite Franchises

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Decades later, Walt’s nephew, Roy E. Disney, now the head of Walt Disney Animation Studios, decided it was time to revive Walt’s concept, and using the profits from the company’s new “home video” division, he spearheaded Fantasia 2000. While history looked kindly on the original by the new millennium, that didn’t mean people were crowding theaters to see the new version. Even showcasing the budding technology of IMAX, or perhaps because of it, the concept died once again. Then-Disney CEO Michael Eisner is said to have called the film “Roy’s Folly.”



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