Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
The Perfect Night In
Great Movies From Warner Bros.
Subscribe To Empire
Sign up now and save up to 63%
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
First Trailer For Eddie Redmayne's The Danish Girl
Reuniting with Tom Hooper for the historic transgender drama
Risen Trailer Emerges Online
Joseph Fiennes' Roman crosses path with a mystery
Sam Neill Plays For Tommy's Honour
Starring in Jason Connery's golf biopic
New Trailer For Macbeth Online
Is this Fassbender and Cotillard we see before us?
Pascal Chaumeil 1961-2015
French filmmaker dies aged 54
Full BFI London Film Festival Programme Unveiled
Ben Wheatley's High Rise to screen at Empire Gala
Attention! New Dad's Army Image Online
Walmington-On-Sea platoon form rank
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
26 May 2015
Tomorrowland Spoiler Special - Brad Bird And Damon Lindelof
Welcome to the land... of tomorrow!
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Tomorrowland (2015)
Empire Star Rating
The Monuments Men (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Gravity (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Radioman (2012)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Brad Bird's 1952 Is Now Tomorrowland
And George Clooney's confirmed

28 January 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Entertainment Weekly

submit to reddit

Disney’s mysterious new project 1952 has been guarded with the sort of secrecy usually reserved for nuclear bunkers, especially since director Brad Bird has been through the Pixar School of Keeping Things Quiet. But now, via Entertainment weekly, comes word that the film has a new title: Tomorrowland.

What isn’t yet known is anything about the plot, but given where this comes from; the fact it’s being developed by Bird, Damon Lindelof and EW’s own Jeff Jensen (who is sworn to secrecy) from a box of documents left in Walt Disney’s own archive – you can see that above – and the new title, one might reasonably see plenty of scope for theme park-related theories. Tomorrowland is, after all, the name for a section of Disney's theme parks, containing rides like Space Mountain and Star Tours (the latter's unlikely to be a touchstone for the film since, y'know, it's based on Star Wars). But of course, that link could all be a bluff to throw us off the scent, and it could still be about something a little more alien. Or, you know, not.

One confirmed detail besides the new moniker at least: George Clooney, who had been circling, is now definitely starring.

Naturally, the guesstimates about the film’s true nature will begin boiling again. Anyone want to have a punt at what it might all be about? Guesses below or on Twitter. But whatever the plot, we know the movie will be out on December 19, 2014. Start your countdown now!


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Tim Blake Nelson Joins Bukowski
And Tommy Lee Jones' The Homesman
David Goyer Enters The Breach
Update: He's now set to direct as well as produce

Your Comments

Fools...
...this is clearly about bonkers Belgian dance festival Tomorrowland. Every year they do a DVD to celebrate the event - I guess this year they're throwing a bit more money at it. Plus, everyone knows that Clooney loves his dance music. FACT. More

Posted by gregoire at 13:21 on 29 January 2013 | Report This Post

I really want this to be a Bioshock: Infinite film! George Clooney would make a great Booker DeWitt! More

Posted by theodacourt at 13:19 on 29 January 2013 | Report This Post

Fools...
...this is clearly about bonkers Belgian dance festival Tomorrowland. Every year they do a DVD to celebrate the event - I guess this year they're throwing a bit more money at it. Plus, everyone knows that Clooney loves his dance music. FACT. More

Posted by gregoire at 12:59 on 29 January 2013 | Report This Post

Buck Rogers More

Posted by majordjohnson at 12:29 on 29 January 2013 | Report This Post

Wow, take a wild guess!
George Clooney is Walt Disney, who 1952 announced plans to build Disneyland (With Epcot Center standing for Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow). And throw in some aliens for good measure! More

Posted by Quarterback Punk at 23:11 on 28 January 2013 | Report This Post

It's the......
....Cloverfield sequel More

Posted by Teddy Bear at 22:37 on 28 January 2013 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Wes Craven: Film By Film
Empire celebrates the late, great horror director

My Movie Life: Andrew Haigh
The 45 Years director on the movies that made him

Vanity Projects: The Musical Edition
A dozen more hits and misses from the rock and pop world

Inside The Martian: Empire Meets NASA
Prepare to science the shit out of it...

Deadpool: A Complete History
Empire's guide to The Merc With A Mouth, in comics and on screen

Spectre – Everything You Need To Know
Empire's essential briefing on James Bond's 24th outing

The N.W.A-Team
Empire visits the set of Straight Outta Compton

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe now and save up to 63%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)