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Failure to Adapt

Apr 19, 2022

Disney sends Assistant Pig Keeper Jeffrey Katzenberg back to the Well with the task of adapting beloved fantasy novels into an animated film, what could possibly go wrong? Chuck Wendig joins Maggie & Red to talk Lloyd Alexander’s The Book of Three (1964) and The Black Cauldron (1965) as well as the film that almost killed Disney, 1985’s Animated Feature, The Black Cauldron.

Chuck Wendig (, @ChuckWendig on twitter) is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Star Wars: Aftermath, as well as the Miriam Black thrillers, the Atlanta Burns books, Zer0es/Invasive, Wanderers, as well as his most recent books Dust & Grim and Book of Accidents. Wayward, the sequel to Wanderers is scheduled for publication November 15th.

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