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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.  Will it be live action with a CGI dog?  I’d be up

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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.  Take the jump for more images from the two-part premiere, and look for our complete review of the episodes next week.  I can tell you now, from the parts I’ve seen, this is a series that does not follow the movie timeline.

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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

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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.  I will not say that I’m always right about whether or not a comic series will succeed.  I rooted for Martian Manhunter, after all, and was a big fan of the recently deceased Shadowpact series.  But, barring the occasional title for which I have an inexplicable fondness, my comic-picking thought process has a not-too-terrible batting average.  When this book was advertised, I suspected that

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