When Hollywood sets their sights on an adaptation, you never quite know how it’s going to turn out. Is the tone going to be similar to the original and recreate what made it endearing, or will it be a tongue-in-cheek contemporary take? Either approach can fail spectacularly or succeed beyond all expectations. Now when the property in question is the short-lived TV series Manimal, it’s easy to write it off. Enter Adam McKay and Will Ferrell. You know what you’re getting with Gary Sanchez Productions, who might just be the best team to tackle the oddity that will be the Sony Pictures Animation live-action/animation hybrid, Manimal. Hit the jump for more.