Space Family 'The Jetsons' is Getting Animated for the Big Screen

January 23, 2015
Source: Deadline

The Jetsons

After being stuck in development hell for some time, there's finally a big screen adaptation of The Jetsons in the works, but it won't be live-action as was originally the plan. Instead, the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon will be getting an animated feature film from Warner Bros. Pictures, and the studio has just hired Matt Lieberman, who has scripted a lot of films that are in development at various studios. Since this is an animated adaptation of the cartoon, we're guessing that the plans for a live-action version that somehow involved Kanye West. Honestly, we're a little bummed that we'll probably never get to see that version.

Anyway, Lieberman has been all around Hollywood with projects like a spec script called 12/24 that is a found footage Santa Claus movie and also an adaptation of Mr. Toad's Wild Ride at Disney, along with the remake of Short Circuit that seems stuck in development. However, Deadline says what really got The Jetsons moving is Lieberman's work on the new animated adaptation of Scooby-Doo that's also in the works at Warner Bros. Considering all the previous live-action adaptations that brought Scooby-Doo and The Flintstones to the big screen, I'm surprised that it took this long for The Jetsons to happen in any form.

Find more posts in Animation, Development, Movie News

Discover more around the web:

  • txJM
    The Jetsons had an animated feature in 1990. It was George O'Hanlon and Mel Blanc's last performances in film.
  • Boris Badenov
    Live action bad. Boris know.
  • Jana Berry
    Do you utilize a pay_pal, because if you do you can add an extra 1300 /week to your income only working on the internet for a few hours every day, check out this link go to this page,................
  • HarryFiddleSticks
    I hope they will use talented voice actors instead of celebrity voices, because that can really make or break this movie.
  • Mike Zarquon
    I remember watching The Jetsons as a young boy. It was one of those rare cartoon series that I enjoyed watching other than The Flintstones, The Wacky Races, Superman, and Warner Bros Looney Tunes.
  • toonfed
    Where is my Jetson's movie with Steve Carell?




Alex's Top 10 - 2016
1. La La Land
2. Paterson
3. Arrival
4. Captain Fantastic
5. 20th Cent. Women
6. Pete's Dragon
7. Jackie
8. Kubo & Two Strings
9. Everybody Wants
10. Wilderpeople
Click Here for Thoughts

Jeremy's Top 10 - 2016
1. Moonlight
2. The Handmaiden
3. High-Rise
4. Elle
5. Arrival
6. Kubo & Two Strings
7. 13th
8. Jackie
9. Toni Erdmann
10. The Witch
Click Here for Thoughts


Subscribe to our feed or daily newsletter:
Follow Alex's main profile on twitter:
For the news posts only, follow this acct:
Add our feed to your Feedly: follow us in feedly