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Leroy
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Further proving that Hollywood has no ideas left, it seems that Sony Sony Pictures Animalation (see what I did there) has purchased the movie rights to the 80s television show Manimal (imdb.com).

'Manimal' TV Series Being Turned Into Movie at Sony Pictures Animation (Exclusive) (hollywoodreporter.com)

I know I'm not supposed to judge before there is even a trailer, but this has 'spectacular train wreck' written all over it. I just hope this means that we get to see a big screen adaptation of Automan (imdb.com)
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They're just hopping on the True Blood Shifters bandwagon.



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#3 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.42
    Originally posted by Leroy

    Further proving that Hollywood has no ideas left, it seems that Sony Sony Pictures Animalation (see what I did there) has purchased the movie rights to the 80s television show Manimal (imdb.com).

    'Manimal' TV Series Being Turned Into Movie at Sony Pictures Animation (Exclusive) (hollywoodreporter.com)

    I know I'm not supposed to judge before there is even a trailer, but this has 'spectacular train wreck' written all over it. I just hope this means that we get to see a big screen adaptation of Automan (imdb.com)





For that Automan reference you become my favorite poster on The W.

MANIMAL??? Really????? Letterman used that as a one word punchline for years it was so bad.
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My 'Manimal' story: Watching it on TV in the dorm (I think someone in the room had a crush on the lead actress, who was in that Queen-soundtracked version of Flash Gordon.) Commercial break, and here's a brief message from our sponsor --

"Parts of 'Manimal' are brought to you by... Burger King!"

Yeah, that still makes me giggle...

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