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Captain Planet and the Planeteers: Don Cheadle Has the Power!

Captain PlanetWe 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?

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

J January 21, 2012 at 5:04 am

Oh, this is a real movie?


Kat September 4, 2011 at 9:29 pm

Oh man, that was hilarious! And just so, so wrong. Haha. It almost feels like the last episode of the show that never aired.


Bethany September 4, 2011 at 2:02 pm

Hey, huge fan here. Watched every episode back in the day. But PLEASE give him a better wig. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE. It just looks stupid, and my kids are not going to want to pay real money to see such a thing if they don’t do better. They could do a better job if they gave him digital hair. LOL


anonymous September 2, 2011 at 4:03 pm

Hear that? That was another of the seven seals breaking.


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