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George Lopez Behind Live-Action Speedy Gonzales Movie

25 February 2010 1:32 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Hollywood has found yet another animated animal to bring into the "real world" for a feature film. Underdog was released a couple years back and Yogi Bear should be out this December. Now Speedy Gonzales is getting the treatment.

Part of the Looney Tunes stable of characters, Speedy Gonzales debuted in a cartoon short in 1953. Created by Robert McKimson, the character didn't really catch on until a couple years later when Friz Freleng and Hawley Pratt redesigned the character. The fast rodent was pitted up against Sylvester the Cat and the animated short won an Academy Award.

Voiced by Mel Blanc, Speedy Gonzales remained an audience favorite for many years, particularly in Latin America. He has been featured in numerous, shorts, movies, and TV shows. In 1981, the character even co-headlined in a Saturday morning program called The Sylvester & Tweety, Daffy »

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