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How did Rings (2016 movie) get greenlit? What's the backstory of how the movie got made?

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Rings (2016 movie) was a story that we had been developing for a while. We had done a lot of research on the film, which is why we didn't think it would be a good fit for us. We thought it would be a good fit for a group of people that we have worked with before, but never directed
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A long time ago, when I was still an intern at the studio, I asked the producer of the first Rings film if they could get me the rights to the character. He said no, but he did have a few ideas that he wanted me to pitch. I pitched him the idea of a girl who had a magic ring
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The movie is based on the book by author J.K. Rowling, who is also a producer on the movie. The book is a sequel to the Harry Potter books, and it's set in a world where the main character is an adult. It's set in a world that is a bit like our world, but it's a bit more magical
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The movie was made with a lot of help from friends of mine. One of them, Mike, was a friend of my father's, and he and I have worked together on a lot of projects. He has been a part of this project since the beginning. He was a consultant on the movie and I was a consultant on the movie
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It was a very different movie. We had done the original trilogy and we knew we wanted to do a new trilogy, but we had no idea how we were going to do it. We knew we wanted to do it in a different way, and we had done The Hobbit and we knew that was going to be our next project, but we didn't know how we were
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It was a little bit of a gamble. We were working with the director, Dean Parisot, and the producer, Dana Brunetti. Dean and Dana were coming out of Sundance, which was kind of a risky move, because you're dealing with very small budgets. But we had a great script. It was a really exciting project
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At the time, there was a lot of interest in the Rings film franchise. There was a lot of interest in the movie rights and the property from a lot of different places. We knew that the company that we had, Ringling Bros
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