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After gestating in development for years as a live-action adaptation, Warner Bros.' animated adaptation of The Jetsons is now moving forward. The studio's Warner Animation Group has brought on Conrad Vernon, who most recently directed Sony's R-rated Sausage Party, to take the reins of this animated movie. The filmmaker has been brought on to develop the project, with an eye towards directing it himself. It isn't clear if he will be working with another writer or if he will write the script himself.
The Hollywood Reporter broke the news today, with the filmmaker coming aboard keeping this project firmly entrenched within the Warner Animation Group banner. That wasn't always the case, though, with the studio previously trying to put together a Jetsons live-action movie for many years, with directors such as Adam Shankman and Robert Rodriguez attached to the project, with the later working from a script by The Goldbergs creator Adam F. Goldberg. »
Mike Connors passed away today of leukemia at a hospital in Tarzana, CA. He was 91.
Connors is best known for his role as Joe Mannix on the CBS series Mannix that ran from 1967-1975.
He was good guy, a private detective who could take a punch like none other.
Kreker J. Ohanian was born in Fresno, California in 1925. Of Armenian descent, the actor was told to change his name because it sounded too much like George O'Hanlon.
Connors began his film and television career in 1952 under the name Touch (a nickname he earned in college) Connors.
Early on in the 1950s, he had a bevy of small roles in westerns such as Gun Smoke, Have Gun, Will Travel and Maverick.
In 1959, Connors got his first series regular role in Tightrope.
Tightrope was originally going to be called Undercover Man, and that makes sense. Connor's character was an undercover agent who »
- Carissa Pavlica
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