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Old 11-05-02, 03:11 PM
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Pac-Man: The Movie

OMG. This is gonig to be great.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hol...ent_id=1755172

I shed a tear of happiness.
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This is big... Whacka whacka
Old 11-05-02, 03:16 PM
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Old 11-05-02, 03:18 PM
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"live-action fantasy adventure" - sounds like a Sid & Marty Krofft kind of production. I would have thought it might have been done with CGI.
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This should be interesting
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Originally posted by Giles
"live-action fantasy adventure" - sounds like a Sid & Marty Krofft kind of production. I would have thought it might have been done with CGI.
I hope they get Arronofsky to direct. Only he can bring the surreal world of Pac-Man to life.
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Wow, this looks to be the best thing since Mario Bros: the Movie!
C'mon people, can anyone actually concieve of ANYway this can be done well.
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Old 11-05-02, 04:09 PM
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Hell it doesn't matter if it's done well or not. The fact that it's BEING MADE has made my day. Think of all the bad video game movies.. no matter what, there COULD have been a movie plot in there somewhere. Pac-Man. You eats dots. That's it.

Besides, of course it can be done. I almost did it myself. Last year when I was living in Canada my roommate was a film student (imagine that in Vancouver, eh?).. and I told him I wanted to make a short "Super Artsy" Pac-Man movie, but have it be all gangster like. Like Pac-Man would just be a guy in a yellow shirt. And the ghosts, just guys in thier respectful color shirt. NO dialouge. Just symbolism. We were going to have this guy do some urban hip hop beats over the Pac-Man theme as we slowly panned a camera (with B&W film) through a grocery store, stopping on the fruit (and the fruit would be digitally colored.. think Pleasentville). And instead of Pac-Man eating the ghosts, he's shoot them with a gun. It was going to be so bad, it would've been awesome. But they had to eat "pills" to be able to shoot each other. It was going to be like, 5 to 8 minutes long. And just be a symoblism movie w/o symbolism. To be overanalyzed by art and film students. Of course.. my fiancee and I got into a war and I left.. so it never happened.

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Pixyboi - that idea sounds just f****ed up enough to possibly be cool.
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Pixiboi,

OK that sounds very cool... for 8-10 minutes. Stretch that for 90 minutes and I'll eat my gun.
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Originally posted by Tom Banjo
Pixyboi - that idea sounds just f****ed up enough to possibly be cool.
Thanks Tom. I just remembered my friend is getting his degree in digital media and doing some weird movies of sorts.. I might ask him about it.
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Originally posted by dgeralsh
Pixiboi,

OK that sounds very cool... for 8-10 minutes. Stretch that for 90 minutes and I'll eat my gun.
Thanks!!

Yeah I took that into account.. tell you what.. I'll work something out tomorrow when I get into work.. right now it's leaving time!!

mmm.. script project..
Old 11-05-02, 05:34 PM
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Maybe not so far-fetched since it survived as a cartoon for a few seasons. I can't remember any of the plotlines though, although pac's kids were in it.

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Re: Pac-Man: The Movie

Wayfarer Studios and Bandai Namco Entertainment have partnered to develop a live-action Pac-Man film based on the classic arcade game franchise, Deadline can confirm.

Released by the Japanese video game company Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc. (formerly Namco) back in 1980, Pac-Man has a player controlling the yellow orb of the same name, as he winds through a maze in an effort to chomp up dots, while being chased around by four differently colored ghosts. The character has previously spurred the creation of two television series—the Saturday morning cartoon Pac-Man from Hanna-Barbera, which aired on ABC from 1982-1983, and the CG animated series Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, which debuted on Disney XD in 2013.

The new Pac-Man pic stems from an original concept from Lightbeam Entertainment’s Chuck Williams (Sonic the Hedgehog), who will produce with Tim Kwok for Lightbeam, along with Justin Baldoni, Manu Gargi and Andrew Calof on behalf of Wayfarer Studios.

A subsidiary of Bandai Namco Holdings, which launched following Namco’s 2005 merger with the toy manufacturer and distributor Bandai, Bandai Namco is home to such iconic games as Pac-Man and Tekken, among numerous others.

Recently announcing a $125M investment to boost further strategic growth, Wayfarer Studios is best known for producing the 2020 Disney+ original film Clouds directed by Baldoni, which was the global platform’s first-ever narrative acquisition. Other upcoming projects from the company founded by Baldoni and Steve Sarowitz include the Michael Chiklis football drama The Senior and the Claire Ayoub-directed dramedy Empire Waist.
https://deadline.com/2022/08/pac-man...co-1235087466/
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Re: Pac-Man: The Movie

I like Pac-Man.

Old 08-08-22, 04:34 PM
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Re: Pac-Man: The Movie

Pixels wasn't enough Pac-Man?
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Re: Pac-Man: The Movie

Finally!!! It has only been 20 years!
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Re: Pac-Man: The Movie

I have fond memories of the brief cartoon run from the 1980s.
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Re: Pac-Man: The Movie

The fate of this film rests squarely on whomever is cast as the title character. I will be waiting, biting my nails in anticipation.
Old 08-08-22, 05:55 PM
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Re: Pac-Man: The Movie

They could hire those things from The Langoliers.
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Re: Pac-Man: The Movie

Unless it is rated R for graphic violence and sexual situations I am not interested.
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Re: Pac-Man: The Movie

Wocka-Wocka for the 20yr thread bump.
Old 08-08-22, 07:51 PM
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Re: Pac-Man: The Movie

Ridiculous, and 42 years too late! The movie will be total garbage, of course.

Let's all contunue to play the legendary 42-year-old coin-op game instead. It'll be time much, much better spent. And, today, no quarters are required. Win / win.
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Re: Pac-Man: The Movie

This helps keep my hopes alive for the Gorf and Pole Position movies I've always wanted.

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