RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 137,893
Posts: 5,330,350
Members: 24,555
Currently online: 512
Newest member: berlyn

TrekToday headlines

Retro Review: Inquisition
By: Michelle on Jul 12

Cubify Star Trek 3DMe Mini Figurines
By: T'Bonz on Jul 11

Latest Official Starships Collection Ships
By: T'Bonz on Jul 10

Seven of Nine Bobble Head
By: T'Bonz on Jul 9

Pegg The Prankster
By: T'Bonz on Jul 9

More Trek Stars Join Unbelievable!!!!!
By: T'Bonz on Jul 8

Star Trek #35 Preview
By: T'Bonz on Jul 8

New ThinkGeek Trek Apparel
By: T'Bonz on Jul 7

Star Trek Movie Prop Auction
By: T'Bonz on Jul 7

Drexler: NX Engineering Room Construction
By: T'Bonz on Jul 7


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Entertainment & Interests > TV & Media

TV & Media Non-Trek television, movies, books, music, etc.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old October 9 2012, 10:55 PM   #1
Chris3123
Vice Admiral
 
Chris3123's Avatar
 
Location: Pensacola, FL
Peanuts movie coming to theaters in 2015

First one since 1980.

The planned movie, the product of an agreement between the studio and Schulz's heirs, is scheduled to arrive in theaters Nov. 25, 2015.


Steve Martino, who directed Fox's "Ice Age: Continental Drift" and "Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who," is to direct from a screenplay by Craig Schulz, Bryan Schulz and Cornelius Uliano. Craig Schulz is the famous cartoonist's son, and Bryan Schulz his grandson.
LA Times

I'm glad it's not going to be live-action or a re-imagining or some crap like that.
Chris3123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 10 2012, 01:25 AM   #2
sojourner
Vice Admiral
 
sojourner's Avatar
 
Location: I'm at WKRP
Re: Peanuts movie coming to theaters in 2015

Well, there is a live action stage play. It was actually pretty good. I used to have the album.

The question is, will they go with a traditional cell shading art style, or CG art style (we all know it will most likely be computer animated either way)
__________________
Baby, you and me were never meant to be, just maybe think of me once in a while...
sojourner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 10 2012, 02:52 AM   #3
the G-man
Commodore
 
the G-man's Avatar
 
Location: to your immediate right
Re: Peanuts movie coming to theaters in 2015

Trying to do Charlie Brown in 3D or anything other than flat line art just doesn't work. Schulz's minimalist style only translates to 2D. Anything else looks creepy.
the G-man is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 10 2012, 02:58 AM   #4
Random_Spock
Fleet Captain
 
Random_Spock's Avatar
 
Location: Random_Spock
View Random_Spock's Twitter Profile
Re: Peanuts movie coming to theaters in 2015

Here's to hoping it'll be in old 2d. Love the old Peanuts cartoons and it would be nice to see another Peanuts feature. It's timeless.
__________________
Credit goes to Viacom for the Perry Mason films, no copyright infringement intended.
Random_Spock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 10 2012, 03:04 AM   #5
scotpens
Vice Admiral
 
scotpens's Avatar
 
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Re: Peanuts movie coming to theaters in 2015

Everyone knew the Peanuts comic strip would end when Charles Schultz died. The strip was such a personal creation, no one else could possibly have continued it.

Well, at least this project has the involvement of Schultz's progeny, so I'm hoping for the best.

BTW, not that it's germane to the topic, but my brother went to school with two of the boys who did the voice of Linus in the TV cartoons.

I guess you could call that cartoon-dropping.
__________________
“All the universe or nothingness. Which shall it be, Passworthy? Which shall it be?”
scotpens is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 10 2012, 03:06 AM   #6
Mr. Laser Beam
Fleet Admiral
 
Mr. Laser Beam's Avatar
 
Location: The visitor's bullpen
View Mr. Laser Beam's Twitter Profile
Re: Peanuts movie coming to theaters in 2015

^ Didn't one of the Linuses (Lini?) play a Vorta on DS9?
__________________
In labor news: Longshoremen walked off the piers today. Rescue operations are continuing.
Mr. Laser Beam is online now   Reply With Quote
Old October 10 2012, 03:17 AM   #7
the G-man
Commodore
 
the G-man's Avatar
 
Location: to your immediate right
Re: Peanuts movie coming to theaters in 2015

My Son the Vampire wrote: View Post
Well, at least this project has the involvement of Schultz's progeny, so I'm hoping for the best.
Pick up any U.S. newspaper. Look at the comics page. Shudder at the terrible, terrible, "legacy" strips being churned out by the progeny of the original creators: Blondie, Beetle Bailey, For Better or For Worse, Shoe, Hagar the Horrible, etc.

These crappy strips, and others, make it abundantly clear that having the involvement of the original creator's family is by no means a guarantee of quality and, in fact, might signal the opposite.
the G-man is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 10 2012, 03:22 AM   #8
Mr. Laser Beam
Fleet Admiral
 
Mr. Laser Beam's Avatar
 
Location: The visitor's bullpen
View Mr. Laser Beam's Twitter Profile
Re: Peanuts movie coming to theaters in 2015

^ I thought For Better Or For Worse was simply rerunning old strips, not trying to create new ones?
__________________
In labor news: Longshoremen walked off the piers today. Rescue operations are continuing.
Mr. Laser Beam is online now   Reply With Quote
Old October 10 2012, 03:24 AM   #9
Mr. Adventure
Admiral
 
Mr. Adventure's Avatar
 
Location: Mr. Adventure
Re: Peanuts movie coming to theaters in 2015

I really liked Peanuts as a kid, especially the holiday specials which I still enjoy, but I'm not sure how much appeal it has now that so much has changed since those days. It's not one of those projects that I feel is somehow too sacred or whatever to try I just can't see it making a big dent.
Mr. Adventure is online now   Reply With Quote
Old October 10 2012, 04:39 AM   #10
scotpens
Vice Admiral
 
scotpens's Avatar
 
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Re: Peanuts movie coming to theaters in 2015

the G-man wrote: View Post
Pick up any U.S. newspaper. Look at the comics page. Shudder at the terrible, terrible, "legacy" strips being churned out by the progeny of the original creators: Blondie, Beetle Bailey, For Better or For Worse, Shoe, Hagar the Horrible, etc.
Well, I wouldn't know. I haven't read the newspaper "funny pages" in years.

Mr. Adventure wrote: View Post
I really liked Peanuts as a kid, especially the holiday specials which I still enjoy, but I'm not sure how much appeal it has now that so much has changed since those days.
I can just see the new, "edgy" Peanuts movie: Linus finally gets therapy for his blanket obsession. Lucy gets a life coach to help improve her personality. Charlie Brown attempts suicide. Snoopy gets euthanized.
__________________
“All the universe or nothingness. Which shall it be, Passworthy? Which shall it be?”
scotpens is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 10 2012, 05:05 AM   #11
the G-man
Commodore
 
the G-man's Avatar
 
Location: to your immediate right
Re: Peanuts movie coming to theaters in 2015

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
^ I thought For Better Or For Worse was simply rerunning old strips, not trying to create new ones?
My apologies. I meant to include "the Lockhorns," not FBOFW, in the list of crappy legacy strips
the G-man is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 10 2012, 05:44 AM   #12
bigdaddy
Vice Admiral
 
Location: Space Massachusetts
Re: Peanuts movie coming to theaters in 2015

As long as it's not "live action / cartoon" shit going on I'm fine with it.
__________________
The powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.
bigdaddy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 10 2012, 08:12 AM   #13
teacake
Admiral
 
teacake's Avatar
 
Location: Militant Janeway True Path Devotees Compound. With Sehlats.
Re: Peanuts movie coming to theaters in 2015

My god enough already. It stopped being funny 40 years ago. Now it's just nostalgia.. which is fine though, if that's what people want. I won't be watching it.
__________________

"Damnit Spock. God damnit!" Kirk ST:V
■ ■ ■
Janeway does Melbourne
teacake is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 10 2012, 12:17 PM   #14
Kai "the spy"
Commodore
 
Kai "the spy"'s Avatar
 
Location: Here.
Re: Peanuts movie coming to theaters in 2015

If it's 2D animation, I'll give it a shot. If not, I won't.
__________________
Chicks dig red trunks!

"Fanwankery is what 21st century pop entertainment's all about."
cooleddie74

Kai "the spy" is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 10 2012, 12:22 PM   #15
the G-man
Commodore
 
the G-man's Avatar
 
Location: to your immediate right
Re: Peanuts movie coming to theaters in 2015

My Son the Vampire wrote: View Post
the G-man wrote: View Post
Pick up any U.S. newspaper. Look at the comics page. Shudder at the terrible, terrible, "legacy" strips being churned out by the progeny of the original creators: Blondie, Beetle Bailey, (the Lockhorns), Shoe, Hagar the Horrible, etc.
Well, I wouldn't know. I haven't read the newspaper "funny pages" in years.
...which tends to prove my point, vis a vis the lack of quality where a cartoonist's family carries on his work.
the G-man is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 06:29 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.