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* Glen Keane wanted the kingdom to appear more ethnically diverse, with a few scattered nonwhite citizens, at the behest of fellow animator and friend Bruce W. Smith. [[Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment For whatever reason]], it didn't happen. ''WesternAnimation/TangledTheSeries'' appears to be amending this.

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* Glen Keane wanted the kingdom to appear more ethnically diverse, with a few scattered nonwhite citizens, at the behest of fellow animator and friend Bruce W. Smith. [[Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment For whatever reason]], it didn't happen. ''WesternAnimation/TangledTheSeries'' appears to be amending this.


** Rapunzel was meant to marry Bastion at the end. In the final film, Flynn and Rapunzel are engaged at the end, but not married yet (they instead got married an unknown time later in ''Disney/TangledEverAfter'').

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** Rapunzel was meant to marry Bastion at the end. In the final film, Flynn and Rapunzel are engaged at the end, but not married yet (they instead got married an unknown time later in ''Disney/TangledEverAfter'').''WesternAnimation/TangledEverAfter'').



* As mentioned, before there was Flynn Rider there was [[http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lxq9o6TbxH1r7rt7jo1_1280.jpg "Bastion".]] He was scrapped because they wanted a more attractive male character to appeal to women, though Kristoff from ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' [[{{expy}} greatly resembles]] him. He was a GentleGiant in sharp contrast to the street savvy Flynn. Bastion was orphaned at a young age and forced into a life of thievery to survive, though he hated it. He was later edited into a Jack Sparrow-esque design before becoming Flynn.

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* As mentioned, before there was Flynn Rider there was [[http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lxq9o6TbxH1r7rt7jo1_1280.jpg "Bastion".]] He was scrapped because they wanted a more attractive male character to appeal to women, though Kristoff from ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' ''WesternAnimation/Frozen2013'' [[{{expy}} greatly resembles]] him. He was a GentleGiant in sharp contrast to the street savvy Flynn. Bastion was orphaned at a young age and forced into a life of thievery to survive, though he hated it. He was later edited into a Jack Sparrow-esque design before becoming Flynn.



* Disney had plans to make a ''Tangled 2'' after the first film made nearly $600 million at the box office, and apparently got far enough in the planning stages that [[http://collider.com/mandy-moore-tron-uprising-tangled-2-sequel/ Mandy Moore was told about it]]. It was canned when the film makers ultimately concluded that [[http://www.denofgeek.com/movies/tangled/33887/exclusive-why-disney-never-made-tangled-2 there was really nowhere to take the story]] after [[spoiler:Rapunzel lost her magic hair]]. A follow-up short ''Disney/TangledEverAfter'' was made in its place.

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* Disney had plans to make a ''Tangled 2'' after the first film made nearly $600 million at the box office, and apparently got far enough in the planning stages that [[http://collider.com/mandy-moore-tron-uprising-tangled-2-sequel/ Mandy Moore was told about it]]. It was canned when the film makers ultimately concluded that [[http://www.denofgeek.com/movies/tangled/33887/exclusive-why-disney-never-made-tangled-2 there was really nowhere to take the story]] after [[spoiler:Rapunzel lost her magic hair]]. A follow-up short ''Disney/TangledEverAfter'' ''WesternAnimation/TangledEverAfter'' was made in its place.



* The original voice choices for Gothel and Rapunzel were Creator/GreyDelisle and Creator/KristinChenoweth. Rapunzel could have also been Creator/KristenBell or Creator/IdinaMenzel. While those two were passed over, their audition tapes were taken into consideration and they were subsequently cast as the leads in ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''. Eden Espinosa also auditioned for Rapunzel, and was later cast as Cassandra in [[WesternAnimation/TangledTheSeries the TV series]].

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* The original voice choices for Gothel and Rapunzel were Creator/GreyDelisle and Creator/KristinChenoweth. Rapunzel could have also been Creator/KristenBell or Creator/IdinaMenzel. While those two were passed over, their audition tapes were taken into consideration and they were subsequently cast as the leads in ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''.''WesternAnimation/Frozen2013''. Eden Espinosa also auditioned for Rapunzel, and was later cast as Cassandra in [[WesternAnimation/TangledTheSeries the TV series]].



* In the original trailer, it was planned that Rapunzel's hair, in addition to {{healing|Hands}}, to be able to [[PrehensileHair move on its own and act like another appendage]] similar to The Creator/MarvelComics' character Medusa, which Disney later bought as ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'' was nearing its final stages.
* The film was highly publicized as the final Franchise/DisneyPrincess film due to the company wanting to move on from their classic fairy-tale style. ''Tangled'' contained many {{Shout Out}}s to previous films as a result. Disney however ultimately decided against the decision and thus we got films like ''WesternAnimation/{{Brave}}'' and ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''. That said, while Disney has certainly made subsequent films featuring princesses, none of them have been added to the official Disney Princess lineup, meaning that ''Tangled'' is indeed, for the time being, the final Disney Princess film.

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* In the original trailer, it was planned that Rapunzel's hair, in addition to {{healing|Hands}}, to be able to [[PrehensileHair move on its own and act like another appendage]] similar to The Creator/MarvelComics' character Medusa, which Disney later bought as ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Tangled}}'' was nearing its final stages.
* The film was highly publicized as the final Franchise/DisneyPrincess film due to the company wanting to move on from their classic fairy-tale style. ''Tangled'' contained many {{Shout Out}}s to previous films as a result. Disney however ultimately decided against the decision and thus we got films like ''WesternAnimation/{{Brave}}'' and ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''.''WesternAnimation/Frozen2013''. That said, while Disney has certainly made subsequent films featuring princesses, none of them have been added to the official Disney Princess lineup, meaning that ''Tangled'' is indeed, for the time being, the final Disney Princess film.


* The original voice choices for Gothel and Rapunzel were Creator/GreyDelisle and Creator/KristinChenoweth. Rapunzel could have also been Creator/KristenBell or Creator/IdinaMenzel. While those two were passed over, their audition tapes were taken into consideration and they were subsequently cast as the leads in ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''.

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* The original voice choices for Gothel and Rapunzel were Creator/GreyDelisle and Creator/KristinChenoweth. Rapunzel could have also been Creator/KristenBell or Creator/IdinaMenzel. While those two were passed over, their audition tapes were taken into consideration and they were subsequently cast as the leads in ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''. Eden Espinosa also auditioned for Rapunzel, and was later cast as Cassandra in [[WesternAnimation/TangledTheSeries the TV series]].



* A gypsy and her fortune-telling monkey had a scene that were removed from the film. Oddly, references to it [[DevelopmentGag stay in the credits]]. The "gypsy with a fortune-telling monkey" concept would eventually be reused for the episode "[[Recap/TangledTheSeriesS2E06VigorTheVisionary Vigor the Visionary]]" in [[WesternAnimation/TangledTheSeries the TV series]].

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* A gypsy and her fortune-telling monkey had a scene that were removed from the film. Oddly, references to it [[DevelopmentGag stay in the credits]]. The "gypsy with a fortune-telling monkey" concept would eventually be reused for the episode "[[Recap/TangledTheSeriesS2E06VigorTheVisionary Vigor the Visionary]]" in [[WesternAnimation/TangledTheSeries the TV series]].series.


-->''Mother Gothel stole Rapunzel from her rightful parents eighteen years ago, and has kept her locked in a tower ever since so that the world wonít steal the power from her magical hair. As for the power of that hair, Mother Gothel keeps herself young and ageless. While itís easy to see Mother Gothel as a Mommy Dearest villain (and she is), sheís more complex than that. She really does LOVE Rapunzel, or at least thinks she does. She sees herself as Rapunzelís protector and believes, that she has to live forever because no one will ever be able to protect or love Rapunzel the way that she can. Thus, we have the most co-dependent mother-daughter relationship in history. And when the teenage girl begins to separate herself, Mother Gothel slowly descends into madnessís and will stop at nothing to get her little girl back in her tower.''

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-->''Mother Gothel stole Rapunzel from her rightful parents eighteen years ago, and has kept her locked in a tower ever since so that the world wonít steal the power from her magical hair. As for the power of that hair, Mother Gothel keeps herself young and ageless. While itís easy to see Mother Gothel as a [[Literature/MommieDearest Mommy Dearest Dearest]] villain (and she is), sheís more complex than that. She really does LOVE Rapunzel, or at least thinks she does. She sees herself as Rapunzelís protector and believes, that she has to live forever because no one will ever be able to protect or love Rapunzel the way that she can. Thus, we have the most co-dependent mother-daughter relationship in history. And when the teenage girl begins to separate herself, Mother Gothel slowly descends into madnessís and will stop at nothing to get her little girl back in her tower.''

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[[caption-width-right:350:Some of Rapunzel's older designs.]]


* Flynn was originally intended to be a [[RebelPrince wayward prince]] hanging out with a group of bandits. Later on he was a sort of "bandit prince" and leader of a group of rogues (the rogues themselves eventually became the Snuggly Duckling thugs). His surname in canon implies he's a royal bastard, but it's not explicitly mentioned.

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* Flynn was originally intended to be a [[RebelPrince wayward prince]] hanging out with a group of bandits. Later on he was a sort of "bandit prince" and leader of a group of rogues (the rogues themselves eventually became the Snuggly Duckling thugs). His surname in canon implies he's a royal bastard, but it's not explicitly mentioned. [[spoiler:''The Series'' reused this concept, revealing in the second season that Eugene was the long-lost prince of the Dark Kingdom.]]


* Glen Keane wanted the kingdom to appear more ethnically diverse, with a few scattered nonwhite citizens, at the behest of fellow animator and friend Bruce W. Smith. [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement For whatever reason]], it didn't happen. ''WesternAnimation/TangledTheSeries'' appears to be amending this.

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* Glen Keane wanted the kingdom to appear more ethnically diverse, with a few scattered nonwhite citizens, at the behest of fellow animator and friend Bruce W. Smith. [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement [[Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment For whatever reason]], it didn't happen. ''WesternAnimation/TangledTheSeries'' appears to be amending this.


* The film started production as a conventional retelling of ''Literature/{{Rapunzel}}'', but after ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'' became a huge hit, it was retooled into a FracturedFairyTale, ''Rapunzel Unbraided'', in which a witch turns Rapunzel and her prince into a squirrel and dog respectively. As a side effect of the spell, a girl named Claire and a pizza delivery boy named Vincent are transported into the fairy tale world as replacements for Rapunzel and the Prince. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SMpL_J2_gc This video]] shows the original opening, as well as a chase sequence with the delivery boy driving a chariot drawn by winged horses. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRO6EHhPr5g This test animation]] shows Claire-as-Rapunzel with Rapunzel-as-a-squirrel (it also suggests the involvement of fairies). However, Disney decided to go back to a more traditional adaptation.

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* The film started production as a conventional retelling of ''Literature/{{Rapunzel}}'', but after ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'' became a huge hit, it was retooled into a FracturedFairyTale, ''Rapunzel Unbraided'', in which a witch turns Rapunzel and her prince into a squirrel and dog respectively. As a side effect of the spell, a girl named Claire and a pizza delivery boy named Vincent are transported from modern-day San Francisco into the fairy tale world as replacements for Rapunzel and the Prince. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SMpL_J2_gc This video]] shows the original opening, as well as a chase sequence with the delivery boy driving a chariot drawn by winged horses. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRO6EHhPr5g This test animation]] shows Claire-as-Rapunzel with Rapunzel-as-a-squirrel (it also suggests the involvement of fairies). However, Disney decided to go back to a more traditional adaptation.


* ''Tangled'' was originally meant to look like a "[[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/1c/Rapunzel-Disney.jpg watercolor painting come to life]]" feel heavily influenced by Rococo artwork like Fragonard's "The Swing." His daughter and fellow Disney artist Claire did several production design paintings in this style. The technology however was, and still is, considered too new and too expensive for a feature film. The same technology has been used in shorts though, most famously ''WesternAnimation/{{Paperman}}''.

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* ''Tangled'' was originally meant to look like a "[[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/1c/Rapunzel-Disney.jpg watercolor painting come to life]]" feel heavily influenced by Rococo artwork like Fragonard's "The Swing." His daughter and fellow Disney artist Claire did several production design paintings in this style. The technology however was, and still is, considered too new and too expensive for a feature film. The same technology has been used in shorts though, most famously ''WesternAnimation/{{Paperman}}''.''WesternAnimation/{{Paperman}}'', and a similar watercolor style would be used for ''WesternAnimation/TangledTheSeries''.


* The film was highly publicized as the final Franchise/DisneyPrincess film due to the company wanting to move on. ''Tangled'' contained many {{Shout Out}}s to previous films as a result. Disney however ultimately decided against the decision and thus we got films like ''WesternAnimation/{{Brave}}'' and ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''. That said, while Disney has certainly made subsequent films featuring princesses, none of them have been added to the official Disney Princess lineup, meaning that ''Tangled'' is indeed, for the time being, the final Disney Princess film.

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* The film was highly publicized as the final Franchise/DisneyPrincess film due to the company wanting to move on.on from their classic fairy-tale style. ''Tangled'' contained many {{Shout Out}}s to previous films as a result. Disney however ultimately decided against the decision and thus we got films like ''WesternAnimation/{{Brave}}'' and ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''. That said, while Disney has certainly made subsequent films featuring princesses, none of them have been added to the official Disney Princess lineup, meaning that ''Tangled'' is indeed, for the time being, the final Disney Princess film.


* The film was originally meant to be much darker. However that changed when Glen Keane stepped down as director. It was supposed to be a GenreThrowback to the 40s-50s era of Disney:
** Mother Gothel was not the passive-aggressive ObviouslyEvil antagonist we know, instead she was meant to seem as a genuinely good mother at first until over time it became obvious she wasn't. This was reflected in her having a tamer design.
** Rapunzel's biological parents wore warrior attire because they were warring against a nearby country, due to thinking they had kidnapped their baby.
** Rapunzel's original love interest Bastion (mentioned below) wasn't able to convince Rapunzel to leave her castle until 2/3rd to 3/4th way through the film; this was changed, along with adding more action scenes, due to fears that viewers would get bored of the slowburn pace. Rapunzel was too afraid of the outside, unlike in the final film where she desperately wants to leave her tower. Gothel had taught her too well from a young age that the outside world was dangerous and horrible. Gothel would notice Rapunzel's interest in the outside world over time when Rapunzel would start doing little things like keeping a diary or humming unknown tunes after meeting Bastion.

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* The film was originally meant to be much darker. However that changed when Glen Keane stepped down as director. It was supposed to be a GenreThrowback to the 40s-50s era of Disney:
Disney. Elements from this stage include:
** Mother Gothel was not the passive-aggressive ObviouslyEvil antagonist we know, instead she was meant to seem as a genuinely good mother at first until (until over time it became obvious she wasn't.wasn't). This was reflected in her having a tamer design.
** Rapunzel's biological parents wore warrior attire attire. This was because they were warring against a nearby country, due to thinking they had country after mistaking the rulers of having kidnapped their baby.
** Rapunzel's original love interest Bastion (mentioned below) wasn't able to convince Rapunzel to leave her castle until 2/3rd to 3/4th 2/3rd-to-3/4th way through the film; this was changed, along with adding more action scenes, due to fears that viewers would get bored of the slowburn pace. Rapunzel was too afraid of the outside, unlike Unlike in the final film where she desperately wants to leave her tower. tower, Rapunzel was too afraid of the outside. Gothel had taught her too well from a young age that the outside world was a dangerous and horrible. horrible place. Gothel would notice Rapunzel's interest in the outside world over time when Rapunzel would start doing little things things, like keeping a diary or humming unknown tunes after meeting Bastion.



** Pascal was not a character. Rapunzel had no pets, her only interactions were with Gothel until she met Bastion.

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** Pascal was not a character. Rapunzel had no pets, her only interactions were being with Gothel until she met Bastion.Bastion. This made her a much more isolated and lonely character.



** Rapunzel's hair [[spoiler:wasn't naturally brown]], or at least the flower's powers [[spoiler:were permanent]]. She was meant to cut her hair however it would start growing back by the end.

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** Rapunzel's hair [[spoiler:wasn't naturally brown]], or brown]] (or at least the flower's powers [[spoiler:were permanent]]. permanent]]). She was meant to cut her hair hair, however it would start growing back by the end.



* Flynn was originally intended to be a [[RebelPrince wayward prince]] hanging out with a group of bandits. Later on he was a sort of "bandit prince" and leader of a group of rogues (the rogues themselves eventually became the Snuggly Duckling thugs).

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* Flynn was originally intended to be a [[RebelPrince wayward prince]] hanging out with a group of bandits. Later on he was a sort of "bandit prince" and leader of a group of rogues (the rogues themselves eventually became the Snuggly Duckling thugs). His surname in canon implies he's a royal bastard, but it's not explicitly mentioned.


* A gypsy and her fortune telling monkey had a scene that were removed from the film. Oddly, references to it [[DevelopmentGag stay in the credits]].

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* A gypsy and her fortune telling fortune-telling monkey had a scene that were removed from the film. Oddly, references to it [[DevelopmentGag stay in the credits]]. The "gypsy with a fortune-telling monkey" concept would eventually be reused for the episode "[[Recap/TangledTheSeriesS2E06VigorTheVisionary Vigor the Visionary]]" in [[WesternAnimation/TangledTheSeries the TV series]].


* The film was highly publishized as the final Franchise/DisneyPrincess film due to the company wanting to move on. ''Tangled'' contained many {{Shout Out}}s to previous films as a result. Disney however ultimately decided against the decision and thus we got films like ''WesternAnimation/{{Brave}}'' and ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''. That said, while Disney has certainly made subsequent films featuring princesses, none of them have been added to the official Disney Princess lineup, meaning that ''Tangled'' is indeed, for the time being, the final Disney Princess film.

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* The film was highly publishized publicized as the final Franchise/DisneyPrincess film due to the company wanting to move on. ''Tangled'' contained many {{Shout Out}}s to previous films as a result. Disney however ultimately decided against the decision and thus we got films like ''WesternAnimation/{{Brave}}'' and ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''. That said, while Disney has certainly made subsequent films featuring princesses, none of them have been added to the official Disney Princess lineup, meaning that ''Tangled'' is indeed, for the time being, the final Disney Princess film.


* The film was highly publishized as the final Franchise/DisneyPrincess film due to the company wanting to move on. ''Tangled'' contained many {{Shout Out}}s to previous films as a result. Disney however ultimately decided against the decision and thus we got films like ''WesternAnimation/{{Brave}}'' and ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''. Then again, ''Frozen'''s protagonists have not been included in the Disney Princess line-up and neither have any posterior "princesses", so it is the penultimate Disney Princess movie.

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* The film was highly publishized as the final Franchise/DisneyPrincess film due to the company wanting to move on. ''Tangled'' contained many {{Shout Out}}s to previous films as a result. Disney however ultimately decided against the decision and thus we got films like ''WesternAnimation/{{Brave}}'' and ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''. Then again, ''Frozen'''s protagonists That said, while Disney has certainly made subsequent films featuring princesses, none of them have not been included in added to the official Disney Princess line-up and neither have any posterior "princesses", so it lineup, meaning that ''Tangled'' is indeed, for the penultimate time being, the final Disney Princess movie.film.


* David Schwimmer, Burt Reynolds and John Goodman were all attached at one point.

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* David Schwimmer, Burt Reynolds Creator/DavidSchwimmer, Creator/BurtReynolds and John Goodman Creator/JohnGoodman were all attached at one point.

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