While some of you may not be fans of the live action Scooby-Doo movies, I wonder if you feel the same way about the announcement there’s a Hong Kong Phooey live action flick in the works? Project’s an adaptation of the 1970s Hanna-Barbera animated TV series, about a police station janitor who becomes a dog with mystical powers, including the ability to do kung fu. The movie is being produced by Brett Ratner, Jay Stern, Broderick Johnson, and Andrew Kosove. I wonder how this movie will play out.Â Will it be live action with a CGI dog?Â I’d be up
Nicktoon Network has sent Major Spoilers a press kit for the upcoming Iron Man: Armored Adventures series that premieres Friday, April 24, 2009 on the Nicktoons Network.Â Take the jump for more images from the two-part premiere, and look for our complete review of the episodes next week.Â I can tell you now, from the parts I’ve seen, this is a series that does not follow the movie timeline.
Mandalay Pictures announced it has snatched the big screen movie rights to the Japanese manga series Full Metal Panic. The property derives from writer Shoji Gatoh’s series about a teenage anti-terrorist commando named Sousuke Sagara who is given the mission to protect a high-school girl with mystical powers. Word being passed around is that Zac Efron may play the lead role, meaning the movie could very easily be a live action adaptation instead of animated flick. via THR
Or – “Strong Instincts Got Me Where I Am Today…” Which is to say, the position of “Ineffectual Middle Management Suckup” with a part-time job at a comic store and a gig writing on the intarwebs.Â I will not say that I’m always right about whether or not a comic series will succeed.Â I rooted for Martian Manhunter, after all, and was a big fan of the recently deceased Shadowpact series.Â But, barring the occasional title for which I have an inexplicable fondness, my comic-picking thought process has a not-too-terrible batting average.Â When this book was advertised, I suspected that