I had the pleasure of seeing Disney’s Tomorrowland this past Friday.
Going into the movie, I had a vision of what I thought the movie was about based upon the special extended preview I saw at Disneyland (complete with rumbling floors…after all, this was the same Tomorrowland theater that housed Captain EO and Honey I Shrunk the Audience back in the day…)
The next day my issue of Entertainment Weekly arrived and I was thrilled to read Jeff Jensen’s article on how he came to be a part of the film. Jensen and Damon Lindelof worked “together” on Lost. (Jensen wrote Lost recaps for EW, and Lindelof was a creator, so yes, they worked together…) The fascinating thing about this article is that it discusses the origin of the film and the changes it underwent through the creative process. Now I want nothing more than to read the original script. I love the idea of seeing more mythology; I already have the book on order. As much as I appreciated the movie and its messages as they are, part of me wishes that we could see Tomorrowland as Jensen and Lindelof envisioned it, in those early stages of development. Even so, the movie is still awesome as-is. (Full review to follow)
You can read Jeff Jensen’s article here.
And, for fun, here’s an article that details some of the Disneyland Easter Eggs in the film.