Now that Pooh: Blood & Honey is slashing it up in theaters, director Rhys Frake-Waterfield has spoken beforehand about his need to maintain the “children characters as slasher villains” practice 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 acquired a need to usher in children properties exterior of these generally related to Disney.
Talking with Collider, Frake-Waterfield was requested about what properties he’d be fascinated with engaged on. The solutions had been Teletubbies and Ninja Turtles, of all issues. Although this was meant as a enjoyable thought train, he had some specifics on what he’d do with the Turtles, which he stated had a “horrifying undertone” on account 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 folks up, feeding them to their rat king on pizza or one thing,” he stated. “All of it simply begins to hyperlink collectively to me, so I’d love to try this.”
Copyrights forestall Frake-Waterfield from getting his arms on both the Teletubbies or Turtles, both of which presently or will quickly have new versions begin up pretty quickly. However what he will be capable to make is a Pooh sequel, because the film has already earned $2 million on the field workplace due to 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 informed Entertainment Weekly. “But it surely may very well be considerably greater than that as nicely. […] When you may have more cash for a movie, you get extra time, you get cooler scenes, you may actually spend extra time refining issues.” Nonetheless, he admitted to eager to pursue different tasks past grisly IP fare, and stated that might maintain him from directing Pooh 2. “I may be concerned, and produce them, and get them transferring…I’m nonetheless within the phases of excited about that for the time being.”
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