Watch a Trailer for The Governator, Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as a Cartoon Superhero (VIDEO)

It's really difficult to believe this is legit, but the video below does actually feature Arnold Schwarzenegger's voice (Larry King's, too!) and the Black Eyed Peas did, in fact, provide the beats in this first look at The Governator, a 'toon series inspired by the hacky nickname assigned to the last action hero during his reign as Governor of California.

According to EW.com, the series will use Schwarzenegger's personal life as source material on which it can build a wacky fictional world—one that will include "an evil organization called Gangsters Imposters Racketeers Liars & Irredeemable Ex-cons (or G.I.R.L.I.E. Men, for short)." And as a site called Ecorazzi has noted, The Governator captures the spirit of prior comic-book cartoon successes like Batman: The Animated Series and Captain Planet, despite cheesy animation and totally inept one-liners. At worst, it deserves a chance or two with the DVR.

Though it's scheduled for a 2012 release, the series hasn't yet been picked up by a network. But, as Ah-nuld and co-creator Stan Lee announced last week, they plan to develop the idea into a 3-D feature film and comic book franchise.




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Boring...
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Ahahaha. The Governator. =D What a name.
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This might just be the worst idea EVER... But it looks so hilarious and ridiculous that I want to see more :) LOL
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Wow...I love Arnold movies...I have loved many cartoons in my life...I have even been a comics fan, especially Marvel...but this Governator cartoon is just terrible looking. I honestly did think it was an April Fool's day joke...I feel very bad for the person that greenlit this series...
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It had not struck me before how a good cast for a live action Duke Nukem would be arnold... except for the voice.
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Did someone actually find this a good idea??
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what is this i don't even
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Looks pretty cheesy.
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Haha, I'm totally watching this when it comes out. It's so wrong, it's right!
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URG! Are you senile Stan Lee? First that garbage with the NHL Guardians and now this? Quit ruining the medium you did so much to advance!!!
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It might not be as bad as people are saying it's going to be. From the designing perspective, I think it's actually going to be pretty good. It somehow reminds me of what Mr. T did a couple fo years ago, you know?



I'll be here to watch it, and who knows, maybe we will end up being surprised by it.
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what a load of rubish just bad . Stan what were you thinking or do you just need the money
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Might be fun
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lol
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Why don't things like this happen in real life?



That said, reminds me of the Reagan's Raiders comic book.



http://www.toonopedia.com/reagan.htm
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This can not be serious.
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This almost seems like an April Fools joke. I half expected Chuck Norris to make an appearance.
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I like cheesy cartoons as much as the next guy -- well, maybe not that much -- but based on this clip, the show seems a tad boring. Oh, and GIRLIE Men sound like a scary bunch of dudes.
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