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Gigantic was a planned computer-animated musical comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Nathan Greno (Tangled) and Meg LeFauve (Inside Out, Captain Marvel) were set to direct it, and it was initially scheduled to be the 59th animated feature in the Disney Animated Canon, following the release of Frozen II in November 2019. On October 10, 2017, Disney announced that the project had been cancelled.[2]

Plot

Set in Spain during the Age of Exploration, the film followed Jack as he discovers a world of giants hidden within clouds. Jack befriends the female giant Inma, who's "11 years old, 60 feet tall, fiery, feisty and a lot to control" and treats him like a living doll, Greno said. Meanwhile, the antagonists, Storm Giants, stand at 120 feet.

Development

The film was officially announced on August 14, 2015, by John Lasseter, at the D23 Expo. The film is set to be a musical, with songs written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, who previously wrote the music for the Academy Award-winning film, Frozen, in 2013. The pair won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Let It Go". Dorothy McKim, who produced the acclaimed short Get a Horse!, was announced as the producer of the film.

After the official announcement of Gigantic, Raymond S. Persi confirmed on social media that he would be story boarding for the film.[3]

On October 3, 2016, writer Meg LeFauve was announced to join the film as a co-director alongside Greno.[1]

On April 25, 2017, Disney announced that the release date had been pushed up to November 25, 2020, from its previous release date of November 21, 2018.

Trivia

  • Gigantic was pushed back to 2018 in 2015 and was originally set to be entitled Giants.
  • Among Duke Weaselton's bootleg discs in Zootopia is one for an animal version called Giraffic, with Jack, played by a squirrel, climbing a giraffe neck instead of a beanstalk.
  • Gigantic was originally scheduled to be released on March 9, 2018. However, on June 30, 2016, Walt Disney Animation Studios announced that Ralph Breaks the Internet would be released on that date, and Gigantic would launch instead on November 21, 2018. The film would be delayed again for a 2020 release, after Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 took the previous November 21, 2018 release, until eventually being pulled from Disney's film slate.

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Toy Story (1995) • A Bug's Life (1998) • Toy Story 2 (1999) · Monsters, Inc. (2001) • Finding Nemo (2003) • The Incredibles (2004) • Cars (2006) • Ratatouille (2007) • WALL-E (2008) • Up (2009) • Toy Story 3 (2010) • Cars 2 (2011) • Brave (2012) • Monsters University (2013) • Inside Out (2015) • The Good Dinosaur (2015) • Finding Dory (2016) . Cars 3 (2017) • Coco (2017) • Incredibles 2 (2018) • Toy Story 4 (2019) • Onward (2020) • Soul (2020) • Luca (2021)

Upcoming: Turning Red (2022) • Lightyear (2022)

Disneytoon Studios
DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (1990) • A Goofy Movie (1995) • The Tigger Movie (2000) · Peter Pan: Return to Never Land (2002) • The Jungle Book 2 (2003) • Piglet's Big Movie (2003) Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005) • Tinker Bell (2008) • Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (2009) • Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue (2010) • Secret of the Wings (2012) • Planes (2013) • The Pirate Fairy (2014) • Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014) • Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2015)
Disney Television Animation
Doug's 1st Movie (1999) • Recess: School's Out (2001) • Teacher's Pet (2004)
ImageMovers Digital
A Christmas Carol (2009) • Mars Needs Moms (2011)
Lucasfilm Animation
Strange Magic (2015)
20th Century Animation
Spies in Disguise (2019)

Upcoming: Ron's Gone Wrong (2021) • Bob's Burgers: The Movie (TBA)

Other Animated Films Distributed by Disney
The Brave Little Toaster (1987) • Valiant (2005) • The Wild (2006) • Gnomeo & Juliet (2011) • The Lion King (2019)
Films with Stop Motion Animation
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) • James and the Giant Peach (1996) • Frankenweenie (2012)
Live-Action Films with Non-CG Animation
The Reluctant Dragon (1941) • Victory Through Air Power (1943) • Song of the South (1946) • So Dear to My Heart (1949) • Mary Poppins (1964) • Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) • Pete's Dragon (1977) • Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) • The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003) • Enchanted (2007) • Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
Studio Ghibli Films Distributed by Disney
Princess Mononoke (1997) • Spirited Away (2001) • Howl's Moving Castle (2004) • Tales from Earthsea (2006) • Ponyo (2008) • The Secret World of Arietty (2010) • The Wind Rises (2013)
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