The BigScreen Cinema Guide Now Showing The Marquee Gift Shop Search Help
 
Have an Account? E-Mail Address Passcode
| Register Now
"The Little Mermaid 3D" Won't Be Coming Out in September 2013, Maybe Ever

Posted on Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 10:21 AM. Last Updated on Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 12:12 PM by Scott Jentsch

We've just received word that Disney's release of The Little Mermaid 3D has been delayed indefinitely. It was originally expected to open in theaters on September 13, 2013, but reports are that the recent releases of Beauty and the Beast 3D, Finding Nemo 3D, and Monsters, Inc. 3D did not meet expectations to justify the 3D conversion of Ariel's world.

This, along with the recent news that Disney has suspended work on 3D releases of the remaining Star Wars prequels, leads us to believe that they are mustering all their resources for the release of Star Wars: Episode VII, which is currently scheduled for release in 2015.

This news does raise the question of whether this is merely the result of the realization that even a huge company like Disney has finite resources and must apply them judiciously, or does it indicate that 3D has lost some of its novel shine and now has to justify its existence?



Add Your Comments

Reader VoiceReader Comments

No comments found. Be the first and let us know what you think!

Add Your Comments

Warning: Please login
Commenting on Journal Articles is available only to our readers who have customized this site, which makes it easier for you to complete the form and for us to contact you with any questions or concerns about your comments.

Please login or register a new account before continuing.


Already Registered?

Log in to retrieve your saved settings.

E-Mail Address:
BigScreen Passcode:

Forget Your Passcode?

Send My Passcode To Me

Not Registered? Create a New Account!

E-Mail Address
In case we need to contact you. A valid E-Mail address is required, profiles with invalid addresses will be removed.
Please Confirm Your E-Mail Address
ZIP Code
This helps us display theaters that are near you.

Our registered members enjoy more features, including:

Basic accounts are free -- sign up today!

Concerned About Privacy?

So are we! We won't sell, trade, or share your personal information with anyone unless required by law. For more information, please read our Privacy Policy.



Home - About Us - Ad Info - Feedback
Journal/Blog - The Marquee - Movie Links - News and Events - Now Showing - Reader Reviews
Customize - VIP Service

The BigScreen Cinema Guide is a service of SVJ Designs LLC. All graphics, layout, and structure of this service (unless otherwise specified) are Copyright © 1995-2014, SVJ Designs. The BigScreen Cinema Guide is a trademark of SVJ Designs. All rights reserved.

'ACADEMY AWARDS®' and 'OSCAR®' are the registered trademarks and service marks of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.