28 October 2012 4:48 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

As Halloween approaches and candy lands in the hands of youngsters by the bagful, there's the slimmest of possibilities that some Hollywood producer will look at a Kit-Kat or a bag of Sour Patch Kids and think, "Hey, this should be a movie!" Think I'm crazy?  Well it's happened already and it actually worked out pretty well for Disney.  As the story goes, Disney CEO Michael Eisner found inspiration for an animated show when his young son asked for a particular type of candy.  The show went on to become Disney's earliest successful animated series with a six-season run and 65 airings comprising some 95 episodes! Find out why this should be revisited after the jump.  Hollywood! Adapt this: Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears. Today's installment of "Hollywood! Adapt This" will be a project skewed toward kids and candy; quite appropriate for the upcoming holiday, I think.  The animated Gummi Bears »

- Dave Trumbore

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