The Disney-Fox merger eventually killed another project — Mouse Guard adaptation from Maze Runner director Wes Ball, but there’s a nine-minute demo reel in Unreal showing how it could look like.
The project was based on the Eisner-award winning comic series with an idea of an epic fantasy world of mice inhabiting a lush forest world. The project was actually canceled back in April after the merger, but the director confirmed the news Tuesday night on Twitter.
Ball has also shared a nine-minute demo reel rendered in UE4. The demo isn’t the desired look, but more of a taste of the movie’s feel. The clip shows mice riding tortoises and birds through the woods, battling against creatures, and more. It actually could be a really great movie with Idris Elba, Andy Serkis, and Thomas Brodie-Sangster lending their voices to characters.
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