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Re: And the person who is rebooting The Flinstones is....

Postby Dacey » May 28th, 2011, 10:13 pm

Gonna say this much. However you may feel about him, there's no point in denying that MacFarlene is a talented guy, especially as a voice actor. The man voices Stan, Roger and Stewie, among others, and he's pitch perfect as all of them. His work even goes beyond his own shows, from his German fish character in "Hellboy II" to his hilarious Emperer Palpatine on "Robot Chicken."

I'm guessing that they won't go for FG type raunch here--these are characters that are known to my generation as cereal commercial mascots more than anything (sad, but true). I'm sure it will be rude to a certain extent, but probably only on a "Simpsons" level. And, oh, yes, MacFarlene will probably voice Fred Flintstone. ;)
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Re: And the person who is rebooting The Flinstones is....

Postby Darkblade » June 17th, 2011, 12:51 pm

There is a facebook group agaisnt this.

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Postby Ben » June 18th, 2011, 1:32 pm

Right...like that's going to stop the potential amount of money this will make for Warners and Fox. Personally, I'm hoping this helps to "exchange" properties and get the 1960s Batman TV series out on Blu-ray.

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Postby EricJ » June 18th, 2011, 9:07 pm

Ben wrote:Right...like that's going to stop the potential amount of money this will make for Warners and Fox. Personally, I'm hoping this helps to "exchange" properties and get the 1960s Batman TV series out on Blu-ray.


Well, in that case it would take a lot more--
There's still the music rights, the DC ownership, the Greenaway production rights, and all those ABC crossover cameos in season 3. The thing's got ties in a dozen different directions.

If you're saying that we should wink a blind eye to Seth's belch and we might get Batman out of it....trust me, we won't.
So, as long as we won't anyway, let's pile on him. :twisted:

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Postby Dacey » June 18th, 2011, 9:28 pm

Seth has three cartoon shows, a live-action movie, and now this in the works. Hardly seems like he's going to be "stopped" anytime soon. ;)

Although, to be honest, I wouldn't mind if the "Cleveland Show" died, if only to ensure the safety of "American Dad" for now.
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Re: And the person who is rebooting The Flinstones is....

Postby Darkblade » June 20th, 2011, 5:34 am

Hey dacey, where did you hear about seth doing a live-action movie? That one is a bit new to me.

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Postby estefan » June 20th, 2011, 6:53 am

It was announced a while back. From what I gather, it's with Mark Wahlberg starring alongside a profane teddy bear (voiced by McFarlane, naturally) from his childhood.

Think Drop Dead Fred (if anybody even remembers that under-appreciated, little comedy).

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Re: And the person who is rebooting The Flinstones is....

Postby Dacey » August 9th, 2011, 4:47 pm

This guy sounds a LOT like Seth MacFarlene. I almost thought this thing was real at first!

http://youtu.be/EYvRDXJEpOk

http://youtu.be/fwiLeQWJFR4
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Re: And the person who is rebooting The Flinstones is....

Postby Dan » April 13th, 2012, 9:01 pm

Not surprisingly, The Flintsontes reboot is currently on hold until Seth can clear up his schedule. After all, he needs to dedicate putting the finishing touches to Ted and still has to run around as producer and voice actor on three other shows. He does hint, though, as his possibly voicing Barney once the project gets up and running.

http://www.vulture.com/2012/04/seth-macfarlane-flintstones-reboot-on-hold.html?mid=rss

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Re: And the person who is rebooting The Flinstones is....

Postby TitusTodd » April 28th, 2012, 4:36 am

Actually, I believe the latest news more. Pilot rejected. I agree with the opening post. Can't see or want Seth MacFarlene rebooting the Flintstones.

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Re: And the person who is rebooting The Flinstones is....

Postby Ben » April 29th, 2012, 3:50 am

Where is that news?

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Re: And the person who is rebooting The Flinstones is....

Postby laughingoctopus » April 29th, 2012, 10:52 am

On your front page. "Has The Flinstones Gone Extinct?"

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Re: And the person who is rebooting The Flinstones is....

Postby EricJ » April 29th, 2012, 2:35 pm

With the exception of that ONE Adult Swim that got away, we fans like to brag, "They don't mess with the 'Stones." :D
One time, back when Cartoon Network was treating all of HB as if it was fit for passive-aggressive kitsch ridicule, John K. wanted to do a "New Style" Flintstones animating the old soundtrack to his own style. After a little, um...feedback from the fans, he didn't get to do it.

You can pick on Scooby. You can pick on Scrappy. If you're going to be a jerk about it, you can even pick on Jonny Quest. But NOBODY picks on Fred and Barney. The fans like to keep it that way.
(And that especially goes for every single "edgy" Fox animator who thinks they're the "reincarnation" of the Flintstones because they've got a dumb guy in prime time.)

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Re: And the person who is rebooting The Flinstones is....

Postby Ben » April 29th, 2012, 6:26 pm

D'oh! :oops:

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Re: And the person who is rebooting The Flinstones is....

Postby Macaluso » May 17th, 2012, 9:25 am

Hey Barney, this reminds me of that time when