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Old 08-29-18, 04:10 PM
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Coyote vs. Acme -- Wile E. Coyote animated movie in the works at WB

https://variety.com/2018/film/news/w...os-1202919639/

Warner Bros. is developing “Coyote Vs. Acme” as a Wile E. Coyote animated movie with “Lego Batman” director Chris McKay on board to produce.

The sibling team of Jon and Josh Silberman, whose writing and producing credits include “Living Biblically,” “Bordertown,” “Deadbeat,” and “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” have been hired by the studio to write the “Coyote Vs. Acme” script.

Wile E. Coyote is part of Warner’s Looney Tunes characters, which include Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Elmer Fudd, Yosemite Sam, Foghorn Leghorn, and Marvin the Martian. The dialogue-free Coyote character first appeared in 1949 in “Fast and Furry-ous,” the first of 49 cartoons in which he was never able to catch the Road Runner, despite using complex devices from the fictitious Acme Corporation. The Acme contraptions invariably fail, leaving the Coyote squashed flat or burnt to a crisp.

McKay made his feature film directorial debut with 2017’s “Lego Batman,” which grossed $311 million worldwide. He was animation co-director on 2014’s “The Lego Movie.”

Warner Bros. mixed Michael Jordan and the Looney Tunes characters in 1996’s live-action/animated sports comedy “Space Jam,” which grossed $230 million worldwide. It also produced 2003’s “Looney Tunes: Back in Action,” starring Brendan Fraser, in 2003.

The Silbermans are repped by ICM Partners. The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.
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Re: Coyote vs. Acme -- Wile E. Coyote animated movie in the works at WB

When I saw MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT, I thought it was like a live-action Wile E. Coyote movie, with the Coyote as the good guy but the same things keep happening to him! I half expected to see "ACME" stamped on every vehicle gone awry with Tom Cruise in it.
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Re: Coyote vs. Acme -- Wile E. Coyote animated movie in the works at WB

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When I saw MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT, I thought it was like a live-action Wile E. Coyote movie, with the Coyote as the good guy but the same things keep happening to him! I half expected to see "ACME" stamped on every vehicle gone awry with Tom Cruise in it.
So is that why you hated Mission Impossible: Fallout? It was too far fetched for you to believe?
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Re: Coyote vs. Acme -- Wile E. Coyote animated movie in the works at WB

It wasn't grounded in Nolan-like verisimilitude, unlike say Pokemon 2000...
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Re: Coyote vs. Acme -- Wile E. Coyote animated movie in the works at WB

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So is that why you hated Mission Impossible: Fallout? It was too far fetched for you to believe?
Tom Cruise Death Wish Porn is what I called it on another forum. Not my idea of cinematic entertainment. If he wants to kill himself, fine. I don't want to have to sit through his attempts.

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It wasn't grounded in Nolan-like verisimilitude, unlike say Pokemon 2000...
A masterpiece.
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Re: Coyote vs. Acme -- Wile E. Coyote animated movie in the works at WB

Since it's a WB film, shouldn't the title be Coyote v. ACME instead?
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Re: Coyote vs. Acme -- Wile E. Coyote animated movie in the works at WB

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Since it's a WB film, shouldn't the title be Coyote v. ACME instead?
As long as it’s not Ecks vs. Sever, any “vs” title from WB should be fine.
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Re: Coyote vs. Acme -- Wile E. Coyote animated movie in the works at WB

I sort of like the idea of revitalizing the Looney Tunes characters and bringing them to the big screen without feeling the need to mix in live action characters too. Sort of surprised Wile E. Coyote is the first choice to receive a movie though. I’m sorta curious but also a bit hesitant.
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Re: Coyote vs. Acme -- Wile E. Coyote animated movie in the works at WB

Why would the sole being that keeps ACME afloat be against it? Unless Wile E. super genius has a class action lawsuit against the manufacturer.
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Re: Coyote vs. Acme -- Wile E. Coyote animated movie in the works at WB

Wouldn't Coyote vs Road Runner make more sense, or is that too on the nose?
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