After ‘Cast Away’, he’s returning back to live action when ‘Mars Needs Moms’ bombs.
Mars Needs Moms was the final nail in the coffin for Disney’s Beatles inspired animation, Yellow Submarine. Producer Robert Zemeckis introduced the project to Disney, but no progress has been made after its initial proposal. Mars Needs Moms, which cost Disney $150 million to produce, ended up making a paltry $6.9 million at the box office [...]
After making classic Hollywood movies like ‘Cast Away’ and ‘Forrest Gump’ among others, director Robert Zemeckis took upon motion capture animation as his next directorial venture. Too bad that venture lasted for quite some time and he hasn’t directed a live action feature since ‘Polar Express’, ‘Beowulf’ and ‘A Christmas Carol’. Now that his animation [...]