We recently reported that a movie adaptation of Captain Planet and the Planeteers is in the works by Cartoon Network.
It turns out the that Academy Award nominated actor Don Cheadle has been working on his own version of the animated series and has remained pretty true to the original material — except that our hero isn’t the super nice guy he once was. Others in the cast include familiar faces like William Moseley, Efren Ramirez, Brenda Song, Gillian Jacobs, and James Davis.
Here’s the clip (which does include some adult language):
As you no doubt guessed, the above is all in fun. Here’s a behind-the-scenes clip:
What do you think? Would you like to see a more edgy version of Captain Planet?