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Babar heading to the silver screen

Proving that Hollywood will make just about anything into a movie we have news that the “Babar” is being adapted for a feature film. According to Animated News, The Twilight Saga producers have acquired the rights to the character with the intent of making a live action/CG version.

Community Comments

#1 Scott Metzger
@ 2:12 pm

And watch as all the charm and character of Babar disappears.

#2 Gar Molloy
@ 3:36 am

disappears…TO THE EXTREME!

#3 Mike Peterson
@ 4:38 am

They will, of course, have to add a wisecracking hyena to make fart jokes.

#4 Gar Molloy
@ 7:01 am

and it’s going to be Chris Tucker because they’re too cheap to get Chris Rock.

#5 Gar Molloy
@ 7:10 am

or Martin Lawrence, fresh off the set of Big Momma’s House 3.

OK, I’m depressed now.

Adam Baldwin for Rotaxas!

#6 Tony Kinnard
@ 10:22 am

And hey, since it’s being produced by the same people who produced the Twilight movies, expect sparkling elephants too.

#7 Ted Rall
@ 9:10 pm

I just hope they keep the charming colonialism.

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