Last week, in our continuing exploration of fan-favorite properties that remain unadapted by Hollywood, we took a look at Hanna-Barbera’s The Pirates of Dark Water. That story didn’t get quite the response that our post for Disney’s Gargoyles did, but I’ll chock that up to Dark Water being more of a niche property. So let’s return to something a little more familiar. Today’s subject has been around for almost fifty years in various adaptations but a live-action feature has yet to be cracked. It’s longevity speaks volumes toward its potential for a contemporary reboot. We’ll explore this family-focused, action-adventure series after the jump. Hollywood! Adapt this: Jonny Quest.
Earlier today I attended the press day for Sony’s new animated movie Planet 51 and in attendance were Jessica Biel, Dwayne Johnson and Justin Long. While I’ll have a transcript of the entire press conference in the coming days, since Jessica Biel talked about The A-Team and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson gave updates on a possible Witch Mountain sequel, Tooth Fairy, Jonny Quest and Namor the SubMariner, I figured you’d like to read what they had to say tonight.
While I’d love to report major news on any of the movies, it seems nothing is happening on a Witch Mountain sequel, Jonny Quest, or Namor the SubMariner. But the best news came from Jessica Biel who made it sound like The A-Team might be a lot of fun. Hit the jump for exact quotes: