Why does Hollywerid insist on trying to make 'live-action' / hybrid
versions of animated originals?? It never works. :-\
(The only one that even got close to working was the first of The
From ComingSoon.net ...
Tom & Jerry Trailer: All Friends Fight, These Friends Battle
Warner Bros. has unveiled the first trailer and images for the
upcoming live-action/CGI-hybrid film adaptation of the iconic
Hanna-Barbera and MGM cartoon Tom & Jerry showing that things
never change as these two friends don't just fight, they
battle. The trailer can be viewed in the player below!
Trailer: (2mins 24secs)
The film will follow Chloe Grace Moretz (Suspiria)'s Kayla, a
new employee at the extravagant Park hotel who hires broke
alley cat Tom to get rid of mouse Jerry in an attempt to
secure her job. Michael Peña (Ant-Man & the Wasp) has signed
on to star as Terrance, the deputy general manager of the
hotel who acts as a bully to Kayla and begins clashing with
his new employee as she impresses upper management with her
battle against the animal duo.
In addition to Moretz and Peña, the cast for the film includes
Rob Delaney (Deadpool 2), Colin Jost (Saturday Night Live) and
Ken Jeong (Crazy Rich Asians). Tim Story is directing for
Warner Bros. from a script by Kevin Costello. The Story
Company's Sharla Sumpter Bridgett will also produce the
project, while Story, Adam Goodman, Steven Harding, Sam
Register, Jesse Ehrman and Allison Abbate are attached as
The film will feature an animated (and silent) Tom and Jerry,
whose shenanigans will take place in a live-action world. This
is the first in a series of similarly designed projects from
WB with the others being Space Jam 2 from producers Ryan
Coogler, Maverick Carter and LeBron James; Scooby Doo, which
Chris Columbus is currently overseeing; and a Wile E. Coyote
vs. ACME hybrid feature, with Chris McKay from the LEGO
universe as creative supervisor.
Tom & Jerry is slated to hit theaters on March 5, 2021!