A sequel series to classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon ‘The Flintstones’ is officially in development at Fox and is produced by Warner Bros. Animation; with Elizabeth Banks attached to star and executive produce. The new animated series titled ‘Bedrock’ is set 20 years after the events of the original series. Banks will voice an adult Pebbles Flintstone in addition to executive producing. In the show, Fred Flintstone is on the brink of retirement and 20-something Pebbles is embarking on her own career. As the Stone Age gives way to a shiny and enlightened new Bronze Age, the residents of Bedrock will find this evolution harder than a swing from Bamm-Bamm’s club.
Written by Lewis Mainwaring & Benjamin Gummery
Directed by Francis Lawrence (who also directed Catching Fire) the film stars Jennifer Lawrence as the captivating Katniss Everdeen, Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark and Liam Hemsworth as Gale Hawthorne. The film also sees the return of Donald Sutherland as President Coriolanus Snow – The tyrannical President of Panem who reigns with a ‘cold fist’ (insert laugh here), Philip Seymour Hoffman as Plutarch Heavensbee and introduces Julianne Moore to the franchise as President Alma Coin.
This film follows on directly from the previous film with Katniss waking up to the realisation that District 12 no longer exists and that she is now at the heart of the new rebellions base located in the ruins of District 13. Continue reading