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The Hero from Otherwhere was a cancelled live-action/animated hybrid film produced by Disney that was originally scheduled for release in 1977. It was based on the book with the same name by late author Jay Williams.


The film involves two high school students who were enemies named Jesse Rosen and Rich Dennison. They were sent to the principal's office for fighting and were transferred to an endangered planet named Gwyliath.

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. Most of the cancellation reasons were unknown other than the budgetary issues of combining live-action segments with animation.[1]


  • The project was permanently cancelled.
  • Disney released two pieces of concept art of the cancelled film drawn by the late pastel artist, Mel Shaw.


Image Description
The Hero from Otherwhere by Mel Shaw - 1
The Hero from Otherwhere by Mel Shaw - 2
Concept Arts