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Rapunzel ties her hair into 'Tangled'
Walt Disney Animation had some critical success returning to hand drawn animation with "The Princess and the Frog," but the studio hasn't given up mastering the world of CG rendering. After mixed results with "Bolt," "Meet the Robinsons" and "Chicken Little," the studio is trying the fairy tale route by taking on the classic story of "Rapunzel." However, the project will not have the same title as that long haired story. Instead, the studio announced on its, um, Facebook page it will now be known as "Tangled." Here's the official post:
"Hey everyone, I'm Roy Conli, producer of Disney's next animated film. I have some exciting news to share, and it was important to me that YOU guys – the Disney fans – hear it first. I want to tell you about Walt Disney Animation Studio's 2010 release, Tangled. It’s a really fresh,
smart take on the Rapunzel story.
In our film, the infamous bandit Flynn Rider meets his match in the girl with the 70 feet of magical golden hair. We're having a lot of fun pairing Flynn, who's seen it all, with Rapunzel, who's been locked away in a tower for 18 years.
I’m so proud of the crew working on this film – they’re doing a fantastic job creating an awesome story with great characters and a stunning world – and it's all going to look amazing in 3D. All of us
here at the studio are incredibly excited for you to see Tangled when it comes out in theaters this November."
"Tangled" opens nationwide on Nov. 24.