Brenda Chapman

‘Brave’ Director to Helm Live-Action ‘Peter Pan’ and ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Prequel

by Britt Hayes May 11, 2016 @ 7:23 PM
If you haven’t yet had your fill of Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland — or of live-action updates on children’s classics, for that matter — a new film from director Brenda Chapman is doubling down on all of the above. The co-director of Pixar’s Brave is preparing to make her live-action debut with Come Away, a movie that combines elements of J.M. Barrie and Lewis Carroll’s beloved books into one magical (and kind of sad) story.

'Star Wars: Episode 7' Could Be Directed By a Woman?

by Eric Walkuski November 13, 2012 @ 10:42 AM
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At this point, we must consider the possibility that every director in Hollywood is up for the 'Episode 7' gig. 'Star Wars' is the hottest project going, and aside from a few high profile exceptions, it is understandably desired by almost every enterprising director in town.
So who is the latest contender? It's a woman: 'Brave' director Brenda Chapman. Find out what connects her to the highly-anticipated sequel after the break!