Ah the 80’s cartoons, if you’ve been born in the 80’s, chances are you probably remember some of the popular 80’s toons with their catchy theme songs. From the transforming robots to the patriotic joes to the sword swinging cats, these cartoons have been etched into your memories until now. And now as time goes by, we can see some movies today that are based on some of the popular 80’s cartoons
Let’s take a look on the 2 popular cartoon series that will be brought into the big screen
Transformers Revenge of The Fallen
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is an upcoming science fiction/action film due for release on June 26, 2009. It is the sequel to 2007’s Transformers, which was the first live action Transformers film. Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg return respectively as director and executive producer, while Shia LaBeouf reprises the role of Sam Witwicky, the human caught in the war between Autobots and Decepticons.
GI Joe The Rise of Cobra
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is an upcoming live action of the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero toy franchise, to be released on August 7, 2009. The film is directed by Stephen Sommers, produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and written by Stuart Beattie. G.I. Joe features an ensemble cast based on the various characters of the franchise.
The film is an origin story, showing the rise of the Cobra Organization.
From the trailers itself, the movie looks promising, the problem will be how faithful will the movie adaptation be on the cartoon series
Now what next 80’s cartoons will they think of turning into a movie?