Saturday, February 19, 2005

Wrong Turn At Albuquerque

Warner Bros. Studio is "reimagining" the classic Looney Tunes characters for the 21st Century. The new series, Loonatics, is set 700 years in the future. At least six of the characters are redrawn, with form-fitting spandex outfits, and super powers.

Many people are less than pleased. There is a reason these cartoons are classics as-is. Greenhead News sums it up well with the following quote: "[E]veryone at Warner Bros. needs an Acme Anvil dropped on their heads. Bugs Bunny is not an evil futuristic anime edgy action-packed Xtreme superhero, he's simply a wascally wabbit. This is greedy corporate marketing nonsense at its worse (sic)." (Links are mine)


At 5:04 PM, Blogger John said...

The only way I could possibly, briefly think about attributing any modicum of merit to this idea is if they create an episode where an old building is destroyed and a frog is discovered in the cornerstone...


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