Until the live-action Captain Planet actually gets cast, Funny Or Die’s made a pretty wickedly funny placeholder: The Planeteers, in amazingly accurate costumes, call up Captain Planet (Don Cheadle) to get rid of the bad guys polluting the Earth, but Cap gets drunk on power and goes eco-terrorist on any person who so much as snaps a twig. More
Topic: Captain Planet
Incredible news: Cartoon Network is working with Transformers producers Don Murphy and Susan Montford to bring our generation’s favorite environmentally-conscious cartoon Captain Planet to the big-screen — in a live-action movie! This was one of those shows that you realize now was incredibly cheesy, especially because it was so educational; but when you were a little kid, summoning a superhero from five magic rings to save the environment seemed nothing short of badass.
A great thing about this live-action movie is how removed it will be from the series, which ran from 1990-1996. So even though stars like Meg Ryan, Whoopi Goldberg, and LeVar Burton voiced the characters, you can have a whole new crop of actors in this reboot. Here’s our dream cast. First off, the Planeteers and the people who make them great. More