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Treasure Planet


Opens: Sometime in 2002

Company: Walt Disney Animation

MPAA Rating: Not Yet Rated (G expected)

Description: Take the story of Treasure Island and adapt it into a screenplay dealing with an outer space adventure and you have Disney’s Treasure Planet! The animated film is being directed by John Musker and Ron Clements.


(October 7, 1999) Glen Keane is rumored to be working on a character named Long John Silver. It is further rumored that while the character will be done in traditional animation, he will have some 3D elements to his body. (special thanks to “Matt” for this information and other details concerning Disney’s Treasure Planet.

(October 15, 1999) “Animated Treasure” tells us that, “About three years ago, I heard Don Hahn talking about this film. At that time, he said that they were planning to have no singing characters in the movie. He said the plan was to handle any songs with vocals as they did in Toy Story - with an offscreen voice doing the singing. Again, this was three years ago, but I haven't heard anything since to the contrary, and Disney has started in that direction with Tarzan. One can only hope.”

(June 19, 2000) “I thought you might want to know some information about the movie Treasure Planet (from Working on the soundtrack is Goo Goo Dolls frontman John Rzeznik, who is currently writing a pair of songs for the movie. He plans to add a little more of a rock edge than most Disney soundtrack songs have. He also adds: "I actually get to sing it. You know, like, I'm the voice of this 15-year-old kid who's a punk, basically." For the entire article Click here. ~ An excited Goo Goo Dolls fan

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