'Haunted Mansion': New Disney Adaptation Coming in 2023

THE disney finally announced when the new adaptation of ‘Haunted Mansion‘, a film based on its famous theme park attraction, will premiere.

The film will be released in theaters on March 10, 2023.

Justin Simienacclaimed director and screenwriter of the series’dear white people‘, will be responsible for the direction. The story will be totally different from the previous version.

The cast will feature LaKeith Stanfield, Tiffany Haddish, Owen Wilson, Rosario Dawson and Danny DeVito.

Katie Dippold (‘Ghostbusters’) signs the script.

Launched in 1969 and still hugely popular, the attraction takes guests into a sinister mansion with a wide variety of supernatural scares. His most popular characters include Hatbox Ghost, Madame Leota, The Phantom and the Hitchhiking Ghosts.

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In 2003, a feature film based on the attraction, starring Eddie Murphy, Terence Stamp and marsha thomason, was released, but failed to live up to the studios’ expectations. The film only grossed US$182 million at the box office, from a budget of $90 millionas well as being a critical failure (biting a 14% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes).

please note that Guillermo del Toro would be responsible for his own film version, starring Ryan Goslingbut the project was scrapped by Disney after it proved too terrifying to children.

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