Director Niki Caro; will the writers strike?; illustrator Claire Keane
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Caro's latest film is “The Zookeeper’s Wife," but her next project, the live-action version of “Mulan,” will make her only the 4th woman to have a budget over $100 million; The Writer’s Guild is negotiating its next contract, and there has been talk of a strike over wages for TV writers; children’s book author/illustrator Claire Keane worked with her Disney animator father on a story about Rapunzel that is being turned into a TV series.
Artist and children's book author Claire Keane developed the character of Rapunzel with her dad, Disney animation legend Glen Keane, when he made “Tangled” the movie. Now she's bringing Rapunzel to TV.
By directing Disney's live-action "Mulan," Niki Caro will be just the fourth woman to helm a non-animated movie with a budget of more than $100 million. Her latest film is "The Zookeeper's Wife."