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Will Ferrell and Adam McKay Are Producing an Action-Comedy 'Manimal' Movie

If you're a huge fan of the shortly lived '80s television series Manimal, then today is your lucky day. Deadline reports that Sony Pictures Animation is teaming up with Jimmy Miller (The Other Guys, Step Brothers) and Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions to adapt the cult series into a live action/animation hybrid feature, with Key and Peele EPs Jay Martel and Ian Roberts onboard to write. A director is not yet attached.

The original Manimal ran on NBC in late 1983 and starred Simon MacCorkindale as Dr. Jonathan Chase, a man raised in Africa with the ability to morph into different animals. "Like The [...]

They're Making an 'ALF' Movie Because…?

What did you expect, Hollywood not to make an ALF movie? Sony has acquired the rights and is developing it to be a part CG-part live action feature. The man who spearheaded the piece of smurf Smurf movie, which made over $500 million worldwide (which is a terrifying fact), will oversee the whole thing with the show's original creator, making sure a real classic is made. No writer or director is attached yet. They're probably going to need all the gold on Melmac to convince someone to jump on this "hot" property.

Sony Exec Assures That the 'Community' Movie Is Definitely Happening

The good news isn't yet over for Community fans. Now that the show's sixth season has been secured thanks to Yahoo, THR spoke with Sony Pictures Television exec Zach Van Amburg about the Hulu and Yahoo talks, Dan Harmon's role in the process ("front and center"), and most importantly, the show's future following the upcoming season. Here's what Van Amburg had to say when pressed about a possible seventh season:

I don't know, let's see how our movie does! Isn't that our plan? There's no way we're not making the movie now! I think once we make the movie, let's look up and decide how much more [...]

The 'Entourage' Movie Might Be Worth It Because Tom Scharpling Is Writing His Own Version on the Radio Next Week

News came in yesterday morning that a movie based on the HBO show Entourage has been greenlit, but more importantly, Tom Scharpling, host of the radio show/podcast The Best Show on WFMU announced via Twitter that he'll be writing his own Entourage movie live on the radio on Tuesday (9pm EST/6pm PST). Scharpling has proven capable, with co-conspirator Jon Wurster, of writing shallow dirtbag characters on The Best Show and he's also pretty good at making fun of Entourage. Listening to Scharpling riff his own Entourage movie might actually be worth the hefty price of living in a world where the Entourage movie is a real [...]