Sources: SlashFilm – By Peter Sciretta | All Things Michael
Disney is gearing up to launch the third version of the game platform Disney Infinity, which will include Star Wars, Inside Out and more, and now we are hearing the future could feature another George Lucas property.
No, not Indiana Jones (not yet at least, although a Indy-focused Disney Infinity set is bound to happen eventually), but instead the George Lucas-produced Francis Ford Coppola-directed Disneyland 3D short film Captain EO which starred Michael Jackson and Anjelica Huston. But will Disney actually release Captain EO Disney Infinity content? Find out the details after the jump.
The 3D sci-fi short film has been a favorite of 1980’s Disney fanatics. Shown at Disney theme parks from 1986 through 1996, the short returned as a tribute following the Jackson’s death, from 2010 to 2015. And now it looks like Captain EO might live on inside the digital toy box of Disney Infinity.
Here is a video interview with Vignocchi clarifying the needed approvals to make it happen:
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