Monday, July 01, 2024

“Coyote vs Acme” in 2024 ?

Thanks to fan support, Warner Bros. reversed course on the live-action/animated feature “Coyote vs. ACME”  allowing producers to "shop the movie around" to alternate distributors, at a reported price of  $70 million, with Netflix and Paramount both making bids to acquire the feature for a 2024 streaming release:

Principal photography was already shot for the live-action/animated hybrid feature, “Coyote vs ACME”, directed by Dave Green.

Cast includes John Cena, Will Forte and Lana Condor...

...based on the 'Wile E. Coyote' character from Warner Bros. "Roadrunner" cartoons.

"For three years, I was lucky enough to make a movie about 'Wile E. Coyote', the most persistent, passionate, and resilient character of all time," said the film's director Dave Green.

"I was surrounded by a brilliant team, who poured their souls into this project for years. We were all determined to honor the legacies of these historic characters and actually get them right. 

"Along the ride, we were embraced by test audiences who rewarded us with fantastic scores. I am beyond proud of the final product, and beyond devastated by WB’s decision. 

"But in the spirit of Wile E. Coyote, resilience and persistence win the day..."

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