Adam Bloomfield

BREAKING: Disney writer dies aged 49

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Characters from the Pixar Animation Studios Inc. movie "Monsters Inc." are shown in the lobby of Pixar headquarters in Emeryville, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006 after Walt Disney Co. announced it is buying longtime partner Pixar/Picture by: PAUL SAKUMA/AP/Press Association Images.

Characters from the Pixar Animation Studios Inc. movie “Monsters Inc.” are shown in the lobby of Pixar headquarters in Emeryville, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006 after Walt Disney Co. announced it is buying longtime partner Pixar/Picture by: PAUL SAKUMA/AP/Press Association Images.


Daniel Gerson, co-screenwriter for Disney, has died aged 49 of brain cancer.

Some of his most famous works include Big Hero 6, Monster’s University and Monster’s Inc.

According to Comicbook.com, Mr Gerson is also credited for several other films including Chicken Little, Cars, Open Season, Meet the Robinsons, Up and Inside Out.

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