is penning the script for the project, which does not have a director on board and is still in development. Barrie’s Pan story, Tinker Bell has, since her appearance in Disney’s 1953 classic animated feature, become one of the symbols of Disney and is at the center of the lucrative Disney Fairies franchise.
Details on the project's angle are being kept deep in Pixie Hollow, but insiders say it will play with the idea and the timeline of the well-known is being developed to be made in a more modest, midrange budget. Peter Pan's fairy companion has typically been portrayed as a temperamental character who can become dangerously jealous due to her unrequited love for the Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up.
Each scene has a big build, followed by a gag, gimmick or action piece closed out with a witty joke.
This isn’t high concept screenwriting, but in short bursts it works thanks to the casting of the male leads.
As the contrived plot unspools, Witherspoon looks hopelessly out of place, as if she’s in the way of the bromance between Pine and Hardy, but amid all the breathtaking silliness some moments are laugh-out-loud funny.
If you’re looking to nitpick you could tear This Means War apart.
At first, Strayed can hardly set up a tent, and she lugs around a ridiculous foldable saw—“for what, I did not know,” Strayed writes.
The critters popped around like slimy green popcorn. Some Amazon readers panned the “whiney” nature of Strayed’s journey, which “could have happened in rehab.” Many outdoorsy types cringed at her lack of outdoor acumen.
Witherspoon plays Lauren, a sad-faced girl that can’t seem to find the right man.
As far as this film is concerned she’s the meat hanging in the butcher’s showcase to be had, devoured and enjoyed even though screenwriters Timothy Dowling and Simon Kinberg try and convince us she’s doing what so few women get to do — she’s playing the field.
Reese Witherspoon was lying in a blue sleeping bag under some old-growth cedars dripping with rain and scraggly beard lichen. Dirt smudged her face as she lay under a tarp in the cold, waiting to film a scene for her new movie, belle with dozens of tiny amphibians. He assembles the story like a mosaic, taking viewers from the trail to Strayed’s tortured past and back to the trail again, and filming in a natural light that makes the film feel like unvarnished reality.