• Jonny Quest Movie Heats Back Up with LEGO Batman DirectorWarner

    12 days ago - By Movie Web

    Jonny Quest Movie Heats Back Up with LEGO Batman Director Warner Bros. has tapped The LEGO Batman Movie director Chris McKay to helm a live-action Jonny Quest adaptation.
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  • Chris McKay to Direct Jonny Quest for Warner Bros

    Chris McKay to Direct Jonny Quest for Warner Bros

    12 days ago - By Coming Soon

    Chris McKay to direct Jonny Quest for Warner Bros.
    The Lego Batman Movie director Chris McKay will be reteaming with Warner Bros. on a long-awaited live-action adaptation of the classic Hanna Barbera animated adventure series Jonny Quest , according to The Wrap .
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    An adaptation of the series has been in the works for years now, with Spy Kids ‘ Robert Rodriguez originally set to direct the project back in 2015 and previous drafts of the script being written by Godzilla vs. Kong ‘s Terry Rossio and Wrath of the...
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  • More ‘Aquaman' Test Screenings Bring a Wave of Positive Reactions

    More ‘Aquaman' Test Screenings Bring a Wave of Positive Reactions

    12 days ago - By Slash Film

    We're a month away from the theatrical release of Aquaman , but Warner Bros. seems to still be testing the waters with the comic book movie starring Jason Momoa and directed by James Wan .
    At least one more test screening for Aquaman appears to have been held in California recently, with more reactions pouring in from the lucky audience members selected to come aboard. And the Aquaman early buzz seems to be much the same as before : mostly positive.
    At the very least, Aquaman is looking to be a crowd-pleaser with some minor issues that don't detract from the aquatic superhero adventure...
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  • Jonny Quest Movie Lands LEGO Batman Director Chris McKay

    Jonny Quest Movie Lands LEGO Batman Director Chris McKay

    12 days ago - By Screen Rant

    The LEGO Batman Movie director Chris McKay will helm Warner Bros.' Jonny Quest movie, which was originally set to be directed by Robert Rodriguez. Plot details for the upcoming movie were reported a few years back , and indicated that the film would be faithful to its original source material. Terry Rossio, Dan Mazaeu and Robert Rodriguez all took a crack at the script at one time. The original Jonny Quest series, following the globe-trotting adventures of the youthful title character and his pals Race Bannon and Hadji, was a Hanna-Barbera Saturday morning cartoon that debuted in 1964 and...
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  • ‘Jonny Quest' Movie Recruits ‘LEGO Batman Movie' Director Chris McKay

    ‘Jonny Quest' Movie Recruits ‘LEGO Batman Movie' Director Chris McKay

    12 days ago - By Slash Film

    Jonny Quest is coming to the big screen from Warner Bros. and LEGO Batman Movie director Chris McKay. Robert Rodriguez was originally attached to helm the adaptation of the 1960s Hanna-Barbera cartoon, but now it's in McKay's hands. Earlier versions of the script were described as “Indiana Jones meets James Bond with a PG-13 rating,” but that might have changed.
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  • Warner Bros. Live-Action ‘Jonny Quest' Taps Chris McKay To Direct

    Warner Bros. Live-Action ‘Jonny Quest' Taps Chris McKay To Direct

    12 days ago - By Deadline

    Deadline has confirmed that The Lego Batman Movie director Chris McKay has been set to direct a live-action feature take on the 1960s Hanna-Barbera animated series Jonny Quest for Warner Bros .
    Created by Doug Wildey, the series followed a young boy on global adventures with his scientist father, adopted brother Hadji, and their bodyguard Race Bannon. Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich of Rideback are producing with Prime Universe's Adrian Askarieh. Daniel Alter will serve as...
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  • ‘The Lego Batman Movie' Director Chris McKay to Direct ‘Jonny Quest' for Warner Bros

    12 days ago - By The Wrap

    “The Lego Batman Movie” director Chris McKay will direct “Jonny Quest” for Warner Bros., individuals with knowledge of the project exclusively tell TheWrap.
    Rideback's Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich along with Adrian Askarieh of Prime Universe are producing the action-adventure movie. Daniel Alter will executive produce.
    The film will be based on the popular Hanna-Barbera primetime animated series created by Doug Wildey in the mid-1960s. The story centers on the adventurous boy hero Jonny Quest who travels with his scientist father, his adopted brother Hadji, and their former secret agent...
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