Cartoon Network Is Remaking ThunderCats

... Remakes... HOOOOOOOOO! Cartoon Network has decided that meow is the time to give one of the most cherished '80s cartoons another go and will remake/re-imagine/re-envision/re-hack ThunderCats, the original furries. Lion-O and company will come back to tell the tale of Lion-O's rise to power and why they're so crazy over catnip. Normally something like this would upset me, but the picture actually looks kind of cool! (Right?) Aren't they supposed to be making a movie also? [The Live Feed]

... In "It's About Time News," NBC boss Jeff Zucker, whom many blame for the network's rapid downfall, is finally packing his bags and leaving. Zucker will make his exit a few months after the network is officially sold to Comcast. But he's not done fleecing NBC yet. His departure package is believed to be somewhere in the $30 to $40 million range. Job well done, Jeff! [NY Post]

... Despite last week's results, we can all agree that Crystal Bowersox is a much better American Idol than Lee DeWyze (or so I've heard; I don't watch the show). But what about Bowersox versus David Cook? Or Bowersox versus Bo Bice? Or Bowersox versus that other guy? The Los Angeles Times took time out from reporting on important stuff to put together this list of the top 120 American Idols of all-time. And yes, William Hung is on it. [LA Times]

... And here's some more American Idol news, because you just can't get enough: The reality competition has been on the downslope for a few seasons, but now we have financial proof. Both DeWyze and Bowersox have sold only about half as many downloads as last year's Kris Allen and Adam Lambert at the same time last year. Why? Because people are all [Lady] Gaga over Glee. [USA Today]

... The upcoming HBO comedy Tilda, about a Hollywood blogger trying to expose the town for what it is, is assembling a very impressive cast. In addition to Diane Keaton, Ellen Page, and Wes Bentley, the show has now scooped up Jason Patric. Keep an eye on this one. [Deadline Hollywood]

... CBS' CSI is making one cast member MIA. Actress Liz Vassey, who plays lab tech Wendy, won't be returning for the series' eleventh season. Her contract was not renewed because "the show is going in a different creative direction" according to an insider. Will you miss her? [EW]


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Thunder thunder thunder thundercats HOOOOOOO!!!!
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Wow! Cartoon Network is really busy this time around. Eariler ago it was stated. they're re-telling "The Looney Tunes Show" and now this the "Thundercats" are also being re-telled. And also, they're releasing a "Green Lantern" animated series in 2011 as well. And. Cartoon Network still has "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" & "Batman: Brave of the Blod" still in order included as well also. Wow! I hope they all turn out okay being good and watchble. What's next Cartoon Netork? Re-Telling Versions of Space Ghost & Johnny Quest. Well, you're on top of things here. What about a re-tell versions of The Jetsons & The Flintstones. They need to come back and rock Cartoon Network again. I miss those family gangs. Let them be popular once again for a chance here!
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Wendy was a good foil for Hodges. If they get rid of all the good characters on CSI, pretty soon there won't be any reason to watch.
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I liked Wendy, she was a nice love interest for Hodges. I'm bummed out, but glad they're not replacing Greg Sanders instead.
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I pray its not CGI or Pixar. Theres no soul to those blunders.
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One of my favorite childhood cartoons so i`m pretty happy for a remake
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and lol cartoonless network will easily botch this like they always do. don't know why people even watch anything on there. the only time i would even go near it would be for adult swims block
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meh i really don't care for her. i also doubt most people even know who she is besides the girl that hodgens is into. wish that it would of been fishburn though can't stand the guy.
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Well, it's good to know that the Thundercats are being remade, but, can this new version keep up with the old one? Let's wait and see...



I'll miss Liz, I can tell you that... her character in the show, Wendy, is so cute!
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I liked Wendy but I have never loved her character. I won't miss her that much.
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Why would they be getting rid of Wendy? Her romance with Hodgins was one of the lighter points of the series. Plus it looked liked she was poised to become a CSI herself and get out of the lab. And Thundercats was great to begin with and I like what Cartoon Network did with He-Man a few years ago so maybe this will be pretty good as long as they stick to the core of the story.
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Just what we need, more remakes. Thundercats already sucks, so chances are the remake will suck too. 98% of remakes are really bad.
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finally a step in the right direction for cartoon network
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Eh, A thundercats remake.. could be good if cartoonnetwork doesn't botch it.
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OMG - Thundercats was one my favourite cartoon shows (I have all the episodes in a collection); I would also create different/alternate versions of the characters and storylines (imagine Lion-O and the Amazon Queen's younger sister hooking up) - can't wait to see how the characters will look like in this new version!!!
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but, but, but I love Liz Vassey on CSI. Just don't kill her off, leave it open for her return.
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I thought they were supposed to be making a movie, but who knows. I haven't heard much of anything conceerning the movie lately so maybe the deal fell through. Unless this is all part of the publicity blitz that'll go along with it when it finally comes out. I just hope they don't ruin it like they've ruined just about everything ELSE that's been "remade". I'm telling you, hollywood has NO imagination left, no originality at all. Everything now is remake remake remake
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I'm so glad Jeff Zucker is leaving NBC, he was such a Sucker.
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So, Jeff Zucker completely and publicly fails at his job, so they give him over $30 million to leave. Show business! I'm glad they are finally getting rid of him. I hope the next person has some sense.
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I think Thundercats is in good hands at Cartoon Network, looking forward to the remake. That's what I want to be when I grow up, a failed CEO! Here have $30 million and go away. Yeah, you left in disgrace but that's a nice cushion. Most people are lucky to get anything when they get laid off and they're doing a good job.
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Good i love Thundercats!!!

"Thunder... Thunder... Thundercats Remake! Ho!!!!!"



XO XO



:):):):):):):):):):):):):):)
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Wendy is one of the few characters that I like in this ever declining show. Too bad.
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