Bambi the deer will be reimagined as a bloodthirsty “killing machine” in a newly announced horror movie.
Noble Bambi: The Reckoningthe film will follow the main character and offer “an incredibly dark retelling of the 1928 story we all know and love,” according to its director, Scott Jeffrey. The official synopsis for the film says that Bambi will be a “Vicious killing machine that lurks in the desert… Prepare for Bambi on the rage.” While no further plot details have yet been revealed, insiders have predicted that the film will track Bambi as he takes revenge on the hunter who killed his mother in the original Disney animation.
Bambi: The Reckoning is scheduled to begin development in January next year and is produced by Rhys Waterfield. The producer is known for directing Winnie the Pooh: blood and honey, which is set to release next year and similarly offers a horror-genre take on Disney character Winnie The Pooh. In what is sure to destroy childhood around the world, the synopsis of Pooh: blood and honey He says: “Now wild and bloodthirsty, Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet terrorize Christopher Robin and a group of young women in a remote house.
Both movies can be produced as Disney’s licensing rights to the two characters expired in January this year, meaning they have officially entered the public domain. Bambi and Winnie the Pooh joined lawrence of arabia entering the public domain this year, while Disney’s iconic Mickey Mouse’s copyright expires on January 1, 2024. It means creators have the right to republish, reimagine and adapt the character as they see fit.
Other characters set to enter the public domain and likely to become the muse of childhood ruiners include Bugs Bunny from Looney Tunes (closely followed by Daffy Duck), characters from The Wizard of Oz, and French schoolgirl Madeline. Bambi: The Reckoning joins a string of traditionally kid-oriented films getting the horror treatment, with a grinch-centric slasher flick, titled the badwhich will be released on Christmas Day.
Winnie the Pooh horror movie, Grinch horror movie, Bambi horror movie like the next thing you know they’re going to make a horror movie about Goldilocks and the three bears.pic.twitter.com/X7AwYqIBFL
— dominique thornes public relations agent (@GEMINISVERSE) November 25, 2022