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Inky, Blinky, Pinky, And Clyde On A Bigger Screen

Hollywood is really running out of ideas. That’s been evident for some time…with the slew of remakes that have come out in recent years. And the scrambling for any sort of material that might sell…which has resulted in the desecration of some of my favorite comics. But really folks, “Pac Man“, the motion picture?
“In a most unlikely turn of events, production company and distribution outfit Crystal Sky has purchased the film rights for ’80s video game Pac-Man. How exactly a screenwriter might turn a game about a yellow thing (animal? alien? robot?) that hovers through a maze eating fruit and ghosts into a coherent story is anyone’s guess. There has been no mention of Ms. Pac-Man’s involvement in this live-action (!) film. In any case, look for Pac-Man, Inky, Blinky, Pinky, and Clyde in theaters sometime in 2003-04. Wokka, wokka!”
How bizarre.

Update: But wait, there’s more. And it gets even more bizarre. For me, at least. J just broke the news to me. There was a Pac-Man cartoon on TV in the early 80s. I was convinced he was pulling my leg. Until I pulled up the imdb entry. And then I found a site replete with screenshots. How could I have missed this? I was watching *plenty* of cartoons in the 80s. And playing a lot of Pac-Man.

That Wacky Pac Family