Published at: Jan. 20, 2005, 3:26 a.m. CST by staff
Ahoy, squirts! Quint here... Variety reports that Mel Brooks is going to be working with MGM in created an ANIMATED Spaceballs TV show, where he will voice Yogurt, President Skroob and lambast both Star Wars and Lord of the Rings.
That's all well and good, but in an animated TV show? Sounds like they're taking the lazy way out. I bet you anything it'll be the quickie SOUTH PARK style of animation. It sounds like Brooks doesn't want to invest the time and effort of making a feature film and MGM doesn't want to gamble with box office, instead settling for television. Sigh... I love Mel Brooks and I'm sure he'll jab the prequels and LOTR real good, but I'd so much rather see him do a feature film sequel if he's going to dip back into the SPACEBALLS universe. The cartoon could be funny, still... who knows, but I got a bad feeling about this. What about you guys?