25 years ago, Joe Dante developed a movie that would have been a dramatization of the Warner Bros. animation unit/Termite Terrace in the 30s and 40s. It’s a movie many of us would kill to see to this day.
It never got made.
Pity. Sounds like perfect Oscar bait. Nothing Hollywood loves more than movies about Hollywood.
In any case, this will likely be as close as we ever get to the movie: a six minute interview with Dante describing how the project came to be and why it died so young. (“Space Jam.” Ugh)