Adam Sandler's Happy Madison and Sony Adapting Youtube Short 'Bad Toys II'

Posted 6:14 PM July 25th, 2012 by Binh Ngo
Bad Toys II

Bad Toys II, a 5-minute short that was posted on Youtube in February this year by French animators Daniel Brunet and Nicolas Doust, will be turned into a full-length feature by Sony and Adam Sandler's Happy Madison, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

This live-action and animation hybrid is a parody of the highway chase scene in Michael Bay's 2003 action-comedy Bad Boys II.

Unfortunately for the French animators, their involvement in the movie will go no further than getting mentioned as executive producers in the end credits.

Since the short is a riff of Bad Boys II, the story in the movie version will have to be something different. According to the report, the movie will be a homage to big-budget action films and will center on a grown man reconnecting with his youth by playing with his son's toys.

It's unlikely Sony will use the title of the short for the movie, so expect it to be called something else down the road. Like the short, the movie will also be a live-action and animation hybrid.

Check out the short below:

Binh Ngo's Latest Blog Entries:

This week on The Download, we talk about the newly released Fifty Shades of Grey trailer, The Amazing Spider-Man 3 delay, and Warner Bros. planning 7 movies...
Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hardy were once rumored to be in the running to play the lead role in Marvel's Doctor Strange, but now, all signs seem to be...
Given the source material, a lot of ink has been spilled writing about the big screen adaptation of the first installment in E.L. James' Fifty Shades trilogy....
Warner Bros. has acquired a 90 page treatment from David Weil, which outlines a plan to adapt the stories in One Thousand and One Nights, aka Arabian Nights,...
Sony has dated The Sinister Six, The Amazing Spider-Man spin-off that will be centered on a group of villains, for November 11, 2016. The studio has also...

More Bad Toys II News

Comments