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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