The team sits down to watch and dissect the 1982 film version of Annie to prep for the upcoming remake. Pop in your DVD and watch with us!
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Adaptation #87: Dorothy’s Legendary Return
Dorin and Kendyl sit down to talk about the new film Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return and the book Dorothy of Oz by Roger S. Baum that it is based on. Both tellings follow Dorothy as she returns to Oz to save her friends from the tricks of the evil Jester. The two hosts have a few issues with the film, but enjoyed watching it and discuss whether Legends of Oz should become a series that adapts other Oz adventures.
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For similar adaptation discussions, check out our episodes on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Oz the Great and Powerful, and Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.
Sondheim Returns to the Woods in a Musical Remake with Meryl Streep
With so many twisted fairy tales appearing on television and the big screen, Disney will be returning to one of the earliest fairy tale adaptations with a feature film version of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning musical, Into the Woods. Still in the early stages of planning, Broadway World reported that Disney will be due to start filming in October. Most exciting of all, Meryl Streep has confirmed her role as the Witch in this show – one of the most bad-ass, psychologically complex characters you will find in any reimagined fairy tale! Continue reading