Zabka “Sweeps The Leg”, Gatchaman Movie, More…

Lots of great stuff to get to in the Sunday Link Dump, so let’s start clickin’!

Battle of the Planets preproduction artwork

First up, it looks like Imagi, the folks responsible for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles CGI-Animated film, are starting work on a Battle of the Planets/Gatchaman movie! This is awesome news, because next to Star Wars, there is nothing more influential to me than Battle of the Planets. I absolutely loved this show growing up, and it’s going to make a kickass animated flick. It’s not quite clear if they are going to use the American character names (Mark, Jason, Tiny, Keeyop, etc.), or the original “Gatchaman” Japanese ones (Joe, Ken, Ryu, Jun, etc.), but judging by what I’ve seen so far, it looks like it’s going to be the traditional Japanese. Traaaaans-mute!!!

The comic book adaptation of Steven King’s Dark Tower series is one of the highest-selling titles in years, moving over 200,000 copies. Good news for a struggling industry.

The final Spider-Man 3 movie trailer is here!

Hermione is coming back for the final two Harry Potter films after all. Creepy 45-year-old guys with Emma Watson message board avatars now have a reason to continue living.

Hugo Weaving will provide the voice of Megatron in the Transformers movie. Insert lame “Mr. Anderson” joke here.

Steampunk Star Wars!

Steampunk Vader

Finally, blonde-haired 80’s movie uber-douche William Zabka assembles the Cobra-Kai and directs this hilarious “Sweep The Leg” music video:


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