Maurice Sendak's WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE had a long and troubled development history in Hollywood before it finally emerged as a finished film in 2009. Disney had worked on it for years without ever getting to the finish line. Then Spike Jonze, auteur behind the surrealist Charlie Kaufman pictures BEING JOHN MALKOVICH and ADAPTATION, was finally tapped by Warner Bros. to get this sumbitch made.
So Jonze wrote a script with Dave Eggers and went off to shoot, utilizing costumed performers for the wild ... read more »
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