It only ran on NBC for 8 episodes back in 1983. Its legacy is that of one of the worst television shows of all time, a title spoken about only as a punchline. Now Anchorman creators Will Ferrell and Adam McKay will bring “Manimal” to the big screen. We truly live in strange times.
If anyone here has read Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's brilliant graphic novel The Boys, you already know one thing ... this ultra-violent tale of psychopathic superheroes is simply screaming for a big screen adaptation.
Some possible and insanely interesting casting news has come out of the Venice International Film Festival, where it sounds like Paramount is pulling out some big guns to star in Tommy Wirkola's Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters.
Adam McKay, who's best known for directing and co-writing comedies such as Step Brothers and Talladega Nights, has turned his eye toward our genre and will be one of the producers on Tommy Wirkola's Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters. In a recent interview he touched upon possible casting choices for the new film that might not sit so well with some fans.