A Bugs Life 1998 info:-
A Bugs Life 1998 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios for Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter and co-directed and written by Andrew Stanton, the film involves a misfit ant, Flik.
who is looking for “tough warriors” to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, only to recruit a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe. The film stars the voices of Dave Foley, Kevin Spacey and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. More Information……
The film is inspired by Aesop’s fable The Ant and the Grasshopper. Production began shortly after the release of Toy Story in 1995. The screenplay was penned by Stanton and comedy writers Donald McEnery and Bob Shaw. The ants in the film were redesigned to be more appealing.
and Pixar’s animation unit employed technical innovations in computer animation. Randy Newman composed the music for the film. During production, the filmmakers became embroiled in a public feud with DreamWorks Animation due to the production of their similar film Antz, which was released the same year.
A Bugs Life 1998 Casting:-
Ant Island is a colony of ants led by the Queen and her daughter, Princess Atta. Every season, they are forced to give food to a gang of marauding grasshoppers led by Hopper. One day, when Flik, an individualist, and would-be inventor, inadvertently knocks the offering into a stream.
with his latest invention, a grain harvesting device, Hopper demands twice as much food as compensation. When Flik suggests in earnest that they seek help from other stronger bugs, the other ants see it as an opportunity to remove him and send him off.
At the “bug city”, which is a heap of trash under a trailer, Flik mistakes a troupe of Circus Bugs for the warrior bugs he seeks. The bugs, in turn, mistake Flik for a talent agent and accept his offer to travel with him back to Ant Island. During a welcome ceremony upon their arrival.
the Circus Bugs and Flik both discover their mutual misunderstandings. A Bug’s Life The Circus Bugs attempt to leave, but are attacked by a bird; while fleeing, they save Dot, Atta’s younger sister, gaining the ants’ respect in the process. At Flik’s request, they continue the ruse of being “warriors”,.
so the troupe can continue to enjoy the hospitality of the ants. Hearing that Hopper fears birds inspires Flik to create a false bird to scare away the grasshoppers. Meanwhile, Hopper tells his gang how greatly the ants outnumber them and worries that they will eventually rebel against them.
The ants finish constructing the fake bird, but during a celebration, the troupe’s greedy ringmaster, P.T. Flea, arrives, searching for his troupe, and inadvertently reveals their secret. Outraged by Flik’s deception, the ants exile him and desperately attempt to gather food for a new offering to the grasshoppers.
A Bug’s Life, However, when Hopper returns to discover the mediocre offering, he takes over the island, and demands the ants’ winter food supply, planning to assassinate the Queen afterward. Overhearing the plan, Dot goes after Flik and the Circus Bugs to inform them, convincing them to return to Ant Island.
A Bugs Life 1998 Production & Release:-
During the summer of 1994, Pixar’s story department began turning their thoughts to their next film. The storyline for A Bug’s Life originated from a lunchtime conversation between John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter, and Joe Ranft, the studio’s head story team.
other films such as Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc. and Finding Nemo were also conceived at this lunch. A-Bugs-Life-1998 Lasseter and his story team had already been drawn to the idea of insects serving as characters.
A Bugs Life 1998 Box office:-
A Bug’s Life grossed approximately $33,258,052 on its opening weekend, A Bugs Life 1998 ranking number 1 for that weekend. It managed to retain its number 1 spot for two weeks. The film grossed $162.8 million in its United States theatrical run.
covering its estimated production costs of $120 million. The film made $200,460,294 in foreign countries, pushing it’s worldwide gross to $363.3 million, surpassing the competition from DreamWorks Animation’s Antz.
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