20 Jul '11, 8pm

Will the Live-Action 'Captain Planet' Film Have the Guts to Take on Climate Change?

Will the Live-Action 'Captain Planet' Film Have the Guts to Take on Climate Change?

Here are the details from MTV news : Cartoon Network and "Transformers" producer Don Murphy and partner Susan Montford's Angry Filmworks are teaming together with "Transformers" producer to make a live action film about the environmentalist hero. "The messages of Captain Planet are even more relevant today," said Stuart Snyder, president and COO of Turner Broadcasting System Inc.'s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media division, in a press release. "We feel this team can bring the world's first eco-hero to life in a powerful motion picture that is not only pertinent but entertaining." "With the earthquakes, tornadoes, melting icebergs and all the other problems threatening the world right now, Earth really needs her greatest defender," added Montford. The producers also said that they expect to make a "spectacular series" of films, so they're certainly looking to start up...

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