Ever since the success of “Alice in Wonderland” back in 2010,
Disney Pictures has been regularly raiding its back catalogue of classic animated films to remake into live-action features.

It has been a successful formula, but the well is beginning to run dry with much of what’s left not exactly the pick of the litter. This has raised the question – will they turn to their Pixar library and try live-action takes on the likes of “Toy Story,” “The Incredibles” or “Finding Nemo”?

Not a chance according to Pixar chief creative officer Pete Docter who was asked by Time Magazine if his company would be interested in the idea. He says they have no plans presently:

“No, and this might bite me in the butt for saying it, but it sort of bothers me. I like making movies that are original and unique to themselves. To remake it, it’s not very interesting to me personally.

It would be tough. So much of what we create only works because of the rules of the [animated] world. So if you have a human walk into a house that floats, your mind goes, ‘Wait a second. Hold on. Houses are super heavy. How are balloons lifting the house?’

But if you have a cartoon guy and he stands there in the house, you go, ‘Okay, I’ll buy it.’ The worlds that we’ve built just don’t translate very easily.”

Disney already has multiple remakes on the way with both “Lilo & Stitch” and the prequel “Mufasa: The Lion King”. this year, the new “Snow White” film next year and a live-action “Moana” in 2026.

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