Thursday, July 28, 2005

Movie adaptations of TV shows that I don't want to see

B.J. and the Bear: Jude Law stars as B.J. McKay, an independent trucker rolling the highways of America with his pet monkey (Dakota Fanning). Hip-hop star Ludacris co-stars as nemesis Sheriff Lobo.

The A-Team: Four Vietnam vets, framed for a crime they didn't commit, help the innocent while on the run from the military. Starring Owen Wilson as Hannibal Smith, Ben Stiller as Faceman, Snoop Dog as B.A. Baracus, and Dakota Fanning as Mad Dog Murdoch.

That Girl: Ann Marie (Dakota Fanning) is a struggling actress living in New York City. In between trying to find jobs acting and modeling, she has time for her boyfriend, Don Hollinger (That Kid Who's Now In Every Johnny Depp Movie), and her dad, Lou Marie (Johnny Depp).

The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Young single woman Mary Richards (Dakota Fanning) tries to make it on her own in the big city of Minneapolis. Featuring Will Ferrell as Ted Baxter, Luke Wilson as Murray Slaughter, Vince Vaughn as Lou Grant, and Natalie Portman as Rhoda Morgenstern.

6 comments:

Jay Jordan said...

you forgot Danny Divito as Matt Dillon....

NYPinTA said...

Yeah,well now that you put the vibe out there the TV gods are gonna come and swoop down on these ideas like carion birds! Good going. This is going to be the line up for next summer.

Anonymous said...

That Dakota Fanning--she's everywhere!

Will said...

Jim when we adopt our child, we will name her Alabama. Dakota is so five minutes ago. New-Hampshire Donahue is also nice.

Jay Jordan said...

there was a really good flick on one of the movie channels with that slayter guy and he falls in love with a hooker named alabama...

lots of peeps got killed in that movie, i remember that, and tony soprano was in it....

MsYvone said...

I actually would watch your Mary Tyler Moore adaptation...but I think it would be a rental.