Thundercats Movie Will Be Animated, Not Live Action

Well this makes a little more sense. After yesterday’s story broke about Warner Bros and Spring Creek Productions developing a live action Thundercats movie, a lot of people seemed understandably puzzled as to how this could work without being completely absurd. The LA Times is now reporting that contrary to early reports, the movie will not be live action, but rather completely CG. This puts it more in line with the films coming out of Hong Kong-based production house Imagi, who of course did the recent animated TMNT movie, and are working on a new CG film based on the Gatchaman animated series. I think there is a lot of wasted potential out there right now in the world of computer animated films, and I’m happy to see some studios moving away from all the family-friendly talking animal crap. Not that a Thundercats movie probably wouldn’t be family-friendly, and not that they aren’t technically talking animals… but you know what I mean! I am now very curious to see what comes of this project.

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  • Mike

    eh…

  • Hector Quiroa

    IF the movie will be a CG… I’m sure go to theaters… but if is a LAM, forget it! will be so stupid and dumb project.

    ¿Cat-human in live action?
    They had to be kiddin’

  • She-ra-she-rah-rah-rah

    The beast in X-Men looked pretty good. Why can’t they make it live action? It could be a mix of both, for harder characters…like the buzzard dude.

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  • my God, i thought you were going to chip in with some decisive insght at the end there, not leave it with ‘we leave it to you to decide’.

  • Nick

    Umm did none of you see SLEEP WALKERS by Steven King, they where cat people and they looked reall good and that was years ago so i think they could make a really good live action film if they get a good director

  • I saw this movie with my wife on the Imax.

  • The beast in X-Men looked pretty good. Why can’t they make it live action? It could be a mix of both, for harder characters…like the buzzard dude.

  • M.

    Brad Pitt as Lion-o
    Vin Deisel as Panthro
    Hugh Jackman as Tygra
    Either Uma Thurman or Rebecca Romijin-Stamos as Cheetara…..There’s the start to an awsome all-star cast

  • This brings to mind something funny that my grandmother always said…
    Of course it is surely not appropriate right this moment…

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  • brad

    Micheal Bay Transformers Hint, Hint, Hint and the director of G.I. Joe Rise of Cobra gives you guys at hollywood any idea or even James Cameron of Avatar and what the 9th reply said oh yeah and about bengaly, pumira and lynxo as well as the wily kids their are plenty of opertunities for a great thunder cats movie just don’t blow it make it follow close the cartoons as posible especialy with the opening scene of thundera blowing up and the mutants attacking