Canceled Film ‘Mouse Guard’ Posts Demo Reel, Showing Us What Could Have Been

Canceled Film ‘Mouse Guard’ Posts Demo Reel, Showing Us What Could Have Been

    The Mouse Guard movie is officially dead. Disney has scrapped Fox’s planned adaptation of the popular graphic novel series by David Petersen. There were hopes the project was just delayed or finding a new home, but alas, the project has officially been canceled. Director Wes Bell confirmed this sad news via Twitter:     Yes sadly, its true. Our #mouseguard movie is dead. Seems it’s too big a risk. It’s a damn shame really. We had something special. To my hella talented cast/crew: I’m sorry I couldn’t push this one through. The past year with you all has been a …

Disney Pulls Plug on ‘Mouse Guard’ Adaptation

Disney Pulls Plug on ‘Mouse Guard’ Adaptation

The Disney/Fox merger means that we’ll get many X-Men, Fantastic Four, and Deadpool movies to come. However, they’ll likely come at the price of other projects that were originally planned. io9 reports that Disney just cancelled Fox’s adaptation of Mouse Guard, the hit Peter Davidson graphic novel about adorable, epic, warrior mice who battle the elements and the rest of the food chain, to protect their homes.   Image via Amazon   Production on the $170 million motion-capture adaptation, expected to star Sonoya Mizuno, Andy Serkis, Idris Elba, and Thomas Brodie-Sangster, was only two weeks away before cancellation. The Wes …

‘Mouse Guard’ to Star ‘LoTR’s Andy Serkis, ‘GoT’s Thomas Brodie-Sangster

‘Mouse Guard’ to Star ‘LoTR’s Andy Serkis, ‘GoT’s Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Fantasy fans, rejoice! The Mouse Guard adaptation has confirmed two major actors have joined its (tiny) cast. Mouse Guard is a graphic novel series written and illustrated by David Petersen. The series is set in world that mimics the Middle Ages, inhabited by mice. There are no humans in this world but plenty of predators, forcing the mice into a constant struggle for survival as they battle against snakes, the harsh elements, and each other. The stories revolve around the titular Mouse Guard, a sacred order of warrior mice who protect their fellows and grant them safe passage through the wilderness. …