I was looking for something else when I accidentally pulled up this Peter Pan Fan Website which is always interesting. This chap likes to dress up as Peter Pan, and in the spirit of J.M. Barrie, he uses his Peter Pan website to raise money for children's charities, notably the Make-A-Wish Foundation. According to his site, he was just here in the Bay Area being interviewed for Tech TV. He was invited to go tour the studios at Industrial Light and Magic , which is doing the special effects for the live action Peter Pan movie which will open Christmas day, and meet the staff and make a presentation. At the last minute, however, his tour was cancelled due to "politics" involving ILM's client (presumably Revolution Studios or Columbia Pictures).
Amazing. While Hollywood doesn't seem to mind Michael Jackson calling his ranch "Neverland" and filling it with little lost boys so he never has to grow up, they are so threatened by a guy in a homemade Peter Pan costume, who is promoting their movie on his fan site, that Industrial Light and Magic feels pressured to snub him? Can this be? I would love to hear the other side of the story and share it here.
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