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Watch a Teaser for Disney's Scrapped 'Haunted Mansion' Animated Series From 'Kubo and the Two Strings' Designer

Watch a Teaser for Disney's Scrapped 'Haunted Mansion' Animated Series From 'Kubo and the Two Strings' Designer
From Slashfilm - January 2, 2018

There probably arent a lot of people clamoring for aHaunted Mansion reboot, but once you see this brief animated teaser, you might start to think differently.

The forgettable 2003 comedy-horror movie starring Eddie Murphyitself an adaptation of the Disney parks attractionwas probably better left to collect dust in the Disney archives, but in the hands of Kubo and the Two Stringscharacterdesigner and story writer Shannon Tindle, aHaunted Mansion animated series opens up a whole new world of possibilities. The animator released a brief teaser for his proposal of a Disney animated series, as well as some art that he developed for the project. Alas, theseries was never picked up by Disney, but it does make me wonder what could have been.

Tindle was developing the idea for aHaunted Mansion animated series with a small team forDisney Television Animation last year.According to Cartoon Brew, he wrote two different versions of a possibleHaunted Mansionpilot, onefor an ongoing series and one for a limited series.

On Saturday, Tindle posted a teaser for one of the versions that he wrote (its unclear which one), which follows ayoung girl who escapes a raging storm within a painting that resides in a long, eerie hallway.

Welcome, foolish mortals, to the haunted mansion,Black-ish actressMarsai Martinnarrates in the 50 second teaser. Its going to be a bumpy ride.

The teaser was mocked up byTindle (character design), Matt Williammes (animation), Sunmin Inn (backgrounds), Daniel Hashimoto (motion graphics), andRachelle Reyes (character color styling.

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