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Pixar Cans Plans for ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ Blockbuster ‘Gigantic’

Disney and Pixar have announced their decision to drop plans for their Jack and the Beanstalk-inspired animated blockbuster Gigantic.


Both studios announced on Tuesday, October 10th that the decision to shelve the project stemmed from creative differences between directors Nathan Greno (Tangled) and Meg LeFauve (co-writer of Inside Out).



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Disney and Pixar Animation president Ed Catmull released a statement saying


It’s impossible to know when we begin a project how the creative process will unfold, and sometimes, no matter how much we love an idea or how much heart goes into it, we find that it just isn’t working. With Gigantic, we’ve come to that point, and although it’s a difficult decision, we are ending active development for now. We are focusing our energies on another project that has been in the works, which we’ll be sharing more about soon, now set for Thanksgiving 2020.


Plans for Gigantic had been initially announced by Disney Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter at the 2015 D23 convention. 


There is no news yet on which project will be taking its spot in Disney’s release schedule but we’re excited to find out! 


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