Last year, Warner Bros announced that it is developing a live-action "Hong Kong Phooey
" film, to be directed by Alex Zamm
((Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2
, Tooth Fairy 2
) and voiced by Eddie Murphy
. It's not clear what the status of the project is, but Zamm has now unveiled test footage from the movie. Check it out below, in addition to footage from the live-action "Marvin the Martian" movie, which Zamm has been also attached to. "Hong Kong Phooey
" revolves around a mild-mannered dog, named Penry, who, after stumbling into a mystic ceremony, is accidentally granted mystic powers, including the ability to walk, talk, and do kung fu. Under the tutelage of his kung fu master and with the help of his sidekick, Spot the cat, Penry dons a costume and becomes a crime fighter. "Marvin the Martian" movie was announced back in 2008 and is based on a classic "Looney Tunes" character.