Iron Man 3 star Don Cheadle has played the character in a few "Funny Or Die" sketches, but Sony Pictures are now nearing a deal to give Captain Planet and the Planeteers the big screen treatment. Read on for details!

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Captain Planet and the Planeteers is now set for the big screen treatment from Sony Pictures. The studio is currently in final negotiations for the rights to the series which, " told the story of five teens from around the world that are given powers by Gaia, the Earth spirit, in order to protect the planet from the devastation of polluters. When their powers are not enough, the teens combine to summon a superhero named Captain Planet." Live-action adaptations have been attempted in the past, but none of them managed to get further than the script stage. With a modern day reimagining, Sony are clearly hoping to develop a new franchise from the 90s animated series and there's no denying that the issues faced by Captain Planet are more prevalent today than ever before. Mark Gordon (Source Code), Don Murphy (Transformers) and Susan Montford (Real Steel) will produce.
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Filed Under "Action" 6/27/2013 Source: The Hollywood Reporter
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nuclearpriest - 6/27/2013, 3:23 PM
I wonder if Sony is allowed to do "Captain Planet meets Spider-Man".
whoa123 - 6/27/2013, 3:24 PM
Baaaad idea

Jollem - 6/27/2013, 3:24 PM
the power is yours
TheManFromMars - 6/27/2013, 3:28 PM
The Problem Is Yours!!!
TheManFromMars - 6/27/2013, 3:31 PM
jimoakley666 - 6/27/2013, 3:33 PM
I swear to [frick]ing god, I give up.
Inhuman - 6/27/2013, 3:35 PM
TelaVizion - 6/27/2013, 3:41 PM
Can that really work now in theaters? Back then yeah, but I dont think right now.
fettastic - 6/27/2013, 3:42 PM
I just came to see all the Don Cheadle gifs.
koolaidbag - 6/27/2013, 3:43 PM
wasn't cartoon network working on a series of live action captain planet films with michael bay a couple years ago?
ComicFan1134 - 6/27/2013, 3:44 PM
I Don't Want To live On This Planet Anymore......
exe - 6/27/2013, 3:45 PM
[frick] no.
TheBeard - 6/27/2013, 3:45 PM
shake head gif photo: head shake conan headshakeconan.gif
shake head gif photo: Head shake Tim Gunn headshaketim.gif
funny gifs
TheSuperguy - 6/27/2013, 3:45 PM
And still nothing happens on the Spawn reboot. There is no justice in this world.
DamienA - 6/27/2013, 3:46 PM
I loved this cartoon when I was a kid.
Supersonicboobs - 6/27/2013, 3:46 PM
AWESOME!!!!!! who wants to b a planeteer....and pollution can kill captain planet....
Tony93 - 6/27/2013, 3:47 PM
dis gon be good
SigmaCenturion - 6/27/2013, 3:49 PM
Sweet I was wondering how long it would take them to make this. With an altered tone it could be good fantasy superhero with a large scale to the story.
Supersonicboobs - 6/27/2013, 3:50 PM
make a serious gritty captsin planet with Bale' batman voice, throw in some sex scenes with the russian and asian chick and bam u got a hit.
also with sucker punch
Swiftsword777 - 6/27/2013, 3:50 PM
CaptainObvious - 6/27/2013, 3:50 PM
Oh God, this is a stupid and laughable idea. I hated Captain Planet as a kid. It was boring, unsubtle, and lame. Did any of you want to save the environment after watching this show?
DEATHbyEXILE - 6/27/2013, 3:51 PM
Supersonicboobs - 6/27/2013, 3:51 PM
his kryptonite is mud or sludge or polluted environments.
DamienA - 6/27/2013, 3:53 PM
Who could be a good Gaia?
Omarvls - 6/27/2013, 3:54 PM
This is what starts ruining the Comicbookmovie premise
Silly movies like this
JerBear - 6/27/2013, 3:54 PM
Give it to Edgar Wright!
MrReese - 6/27/2013, 3:56 PM
lol don't know how to feel bout this but I always enjoyed the show as a youth.
MrReese - 6/27/2013, 3:56 PM
@Darthking awesome gifs that shit brought back memories.XD
TheManFromMars - 6/27/2013, 3:56 PM
I just realized this movie could possibly have more power ring action than Green Lantern!!!
MrReese - 6/27/2013, 3:57 PM
Also God bless the 90's!!
BlackAngelDaN - 6/27/2013, 3:57 PM
I bet the same people upset Michael B Jordan may play Johnny Storm will be upset if they don't hire a teal skinned guy to play Captain Planet
lsc2222 - 6/27/2013, 3:58 PM
Sure, why not? I mean we've endured a Smurfs movie, at which point we all thought Hollywood could go no lower, so why not Captain Planet, his horribly racist stereotype planeteers and the eco-terrorists who can't simply be arrested?

Dude BP got torn a new a$$hole over their oil spill, these "eco-terrorists" who purposely commit crimes that only effect the environment wouldn't even face Captain Planet; the feds would be all over them.
CaptainObvious - 6/27/2013, 3:59 PM
Why not a live-action Gargoyles movie. That's a 90's cartoon that is worth investing in.
TheSisko - 6/27/2013, 3:59 PM
@DamienA Whoopi Goldberg of course!
JoeMomma29 - 6/27/2013, 4:00 PM

LOL do not forget the Mandarin!!!! I am sure a lot more ring power and action then IM3!
MrReese - 6/27/2013, 4:00 PM
@TheManFromMars ouch! lol
scmittydude - 6/27/2013, 4:02 PM
DamienA - 6/27/2013, 4:02 PM
@TheSisko- Of course she was the voice but I was thinking someone younger seeing as it's for the new generation.
scmittydude - 6/27/2013, 4:03 PM
in all seriousness though... "what does heart do?" prevents Anyone from becoming the villain.
TwiztidThorn - 6/27/2013, 4:04 PM
Please no.
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