Robert Rodriguez Commits to Live-Action Jetsons Remake

By: Christina Butty - Published: Jun 10, 2009   Updated: May 16 2011 • References: martiniboys
After being passed around Hollywood for years, Robert Rodriguez has finally committed to creating a live action version of the Jetsons.

The classic TV show by Hanna Barbara ran for a single season in the 60s and became popular through Saturday morning reruns. It is estimated that it will be at least a year before the Jetsons movie hits the big screen.

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