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Will Ferrell & Adam McKay Producing A New ‘The Flintstones’ Animated Feaure

  • By Edward Davis
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  • May 7, 2014 7:23 PM
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The Flintstones
Yabbadabawhatthef*ck?? Because Will Ferrell had such a successful time adapting “Land Of the Lost,” he’s now teaming up with buddy Adam McKay to (exec) produce a new live-action version of “The Flintstones.”

WTF? WWE & Warner Bros. Team-Up For Animated 'Flintstones' Movie

  • By Edward Davis
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  • May 30, 2013 5:26 PM
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Flintstones, WWE
So "The Flintstones," the 1994 live-action movie adaptation of the animated cartoon starring John Goodman, Rick Moranis, Rosie O'Donnell, Rosie O'Donnell and Kyle MacLachlan hurt the modern stone age family's brand. Sure, you probably (maybe, possibly) saw it, so your eyes and ears can tell you what's self-evident. But apparently the brand was damaged far worse than you can possibly imagine (though Universal, who made the '94 film letting movie rights lapse to Warner Bros. in the intervening years is also a good indicator).

Seth MacFarlane To Reboot 'The Flintstones,' Because Life Is A Long, Cruel Series Of Disappointments

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • May 16, 2011 10:58 AM
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Yabba Dabba Don't"The Flintstones" is a genuine pop culture icon. Sure, it may have been a riff on "The Honeymooners," thankfully stripped of the overtones of domestic violence, but it was also a truly affectionate, witty look at suburban American life, set in a beautifully designed neanderthal world. It's not "The Cherry Orchard" or anything, but it's pretty good. And, thanks to being tied up in various legal issues, the show has mostly been left alone since the disastrous Spielberg-produced 1994 live-action version, and its even worse prequel "The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas" six years later. Until now, that is.

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