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Over the last few years we have seen many classic cartoons getting the big screen treatment, with Scooby-Doo, The Flintstones and Yogi Bear all getting their own films. Now it looks like classic Hanna-Barbera family The Jetsons may be getting their own feature film in animated from.
Rumoured for many years now, Deadline is reporting today that Warner Bros. is planning to move forward with a fully animated feature. According to the report, Matt Lieberman (Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief) is set to write the screenplay for the new adventure.
The original version of the cartoon followed the huge success of The Flintstones, and aired on ABC from September 1962 to March 1963. The family were last seen in the 1990 animated feature Jetsons: The Movie, which was directed by Hanna and Barbera.
Lieberman is currently working on bringing a few well-known franchise back to life, including the remake of Short Circuit, »
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The studio has hired Disney's Matt Lieberman to write the movie script, according to Deadline.
The Jetsons was set in the year 2062 and centered on George, Jane, Judy and Elroy Jetson along with Rosie the Robot.
The children's show ran on ABC from September 1962 to March 1963. It returned to screens in the 1980s.
It will be the second time the space-age cartoon has appeared on the big screen. Jetsons: The Movie, which was released in 1990, was directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera and featured original voice artists George O'Hanlon and Mel Blanc.
There is no release date for the adaptation as yet. »
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