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Here it comes: "Green Acres, The Movie" (2016?)

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Starman, May 6, 2014.

  1. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Apparently so.

    http://www.aintitcool.com/node/67176

    So here goes:

    Oliver Wendell Douglas: Bill Paxton
    Lisa von Gronyicz Douglas: Uma Thurman
    Eustace Haney: John Malkovich
    Sam Drucker: J.K. Simmons
    Fred Ziffel: Forest Whittaker
    Doris Ziffel: Queen Latifah
    Hank Kimball: Tobey Maguire
    Ralph Monroe: Eddie Jemison
    Alf Monroe: Rosie O'Donnell

    Arnold Ziffel: Voiced by Tom Cruise
     
  2. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    I could see Jon Lovitz as Mr Haney.
     
  3. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    That could actually work, he could pull some old Tommy Flanaganisms out of the attic. :D
     
  4. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    This is a good idea, because a dated sitcom that is more remembered for its dumb (but catchy) theme song than the actual show screams box office success.

    They must really be running out of 60s sitcoms to develop into movies. Is F Troop next up, or do we skip right ahead into a "Please don't squeeze the Charmin" feature film?
     
  5. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Dan Aykroyd as Mr. Whipple.



    Actually, "Green Acres" could be howlingly funny now if it turned out the denizens of Hooterville were rabid teabaggers and survivalists.
     
  6. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    One step closer to a Dobie Gillis reboot on the big screen.
     
  7. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Bring back Love American Style
     
  8. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    Yea! On screen hay bales!
     
  9. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    John Slattery and Salma Hayek as Mr. and Mrs. Douglas.
     
  10. SFIND

    SFIND Active Member

    Too bad it won't be the original pig...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdsJ0Lss9t8
     
  11. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    Arnold didn't speak.
     
  12. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    This time he'll have overdubbed thought balloons. Cruise will be great.
     
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