Warner Bros. Moving Forward With Jetsons Animated Feature


Deadline reports that Warner Bros. Pictures is developing a new animated feature film based on the classic Hanna-Barbera animated series, The Jetsons. Matt Lieberman (Evil Genius, Short Circuit) has been tapped to write the script.

Warner Bros owns the Jetsons library, which was acquired by Ted Turner before he sold his company to Warner Bros. Lieberman got the job after his script work on the animated Scooby-Doo movie for Warner Bros and Atlas that the studio has put on a fast track.

The story followed the life of a nuclear family in a space age future. The original series premiered on ABC in 1962. An animated feature based on the show, Jetsons: The Movie, was previously released in theaters in 1990.