Let the Ma-Ti casting rumors begin: Sony Pictures is in the last stages of negotiations to make a movie based on the environmentally friendly 1990s TBS cartoon series Captain Planet.
Captain Planet and the Planeteers
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Cartoon Network can halt its plans for a live action Captain Planet TV movie, Don Cheadle's got the eco crusader covered. The Academy Award nominated actor and current War Machine has uploaded Don Cheadle is Captain Plane
Ted Turner's mulletted champion of the environment is set to resume taking out looters and polluters on Cartoon Network in a full-fledged live action feature. That's right, Captain Planet and the Planeteers are coming back, baby! According to an official press release, CN has signed with producer Don Murphy and partner Susan Montford's Angry Filmworks (Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Real Steel, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen) to take the good captain and his international team of five blinged out teens to the small screen at an unspecified point in the future.