Deadline are reporting that a new Disney film is in the works which is set to feature the iconic character Figment, from EPCOT’s Imagination! Pavilion.
Figment was created by Imagineers Tony Baxter and Steve Kirk. The character made his debut in EPCOT’s Journey Into Imagination on March 5, 1983. Ever since, Figment has gained a huge fan base, becoming an icon for EPCOT. The small, purple dragon is a symbol for “the figment of your information”. There is certainly a lot for the writes to do with this character. Figment has existed in multiple variations of the park’s attraction, and a film will be celebrated by many of the park icon’s fans for sure!
In addition, the film is set to be produced by Seth Rogen’s Point Grey. Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit (Pokémon Detective Pikachu) are set to write the screenplay. The pair have also worked on The Addams Family 2, One Day at a Time, and Hulu’s upcoming series Koala Man.
Additionally, it was confirmed at the recent D23 Expo by the Parks & Resorts team that they were actively working on bringing Figment to EPCOT as a Meet & Greet opportunity for the future.
No more information about the film is currently known.