Coyote vs. ACME is repackaged by Warner Bros.
It’s Batgirl again; Warner Bros.
he is Stick girl again. THR reports that Warner Bros Coyote vs ACME for the abolition of taxes.
“With the relaunch of Warner Bros. Pictures Animation in June, the studio has shifted its global strategy to focus on theatrical releases,” a WB Motion Picture Group spokesperson said in a statement. “With this new direction, we have made the difficult decision not to move forward with it Coyote vs. Acme. We have great respect for the filmmakers, actors and crew, and are grateful for their contributions to the film.“
The live-action/animated hybrid finished shooting last year and reportedly scored well at test screenings. The film stars Will Forte as a down-on-his-luck lawyer who takes on Wile E. Coyote as a client in a suit against ACME Corporation over its defective products, only to get his – out that the previous one has his boss (John Cena). a law firm represents ACME, but the growing friendship between Wile E. and his lawyer only fuels their desire to win the case.
Coyote vs ACME it had a production budget of $70 million, giving Warner Bros. an estimated $30 million. It is reported that Warner Bros. is not worth the cost. release the film in theaters or even sell it to other buyers, and we hear that there were interested parties.
Director Dave Green took to X / Twitter comment on Warner Bros.’ decided to put his film in the cellar. “For three years, I was lucky enough to make a film about Wile E. Coyote, the most persistent, passionate and resilient character of all time,” he wrote. “I had a great team around me, who poured their souls into this project for years. We were all determined to honor the legacy of these historical characters and do them justice. On the way, the test audience gave us good prizes. I’m more proud of the end result, and beyond disappointed by WB’s decision. But in the spirit of Wile E. Coyote, tolerance and persistence will win the day.“
It’s sad to see Coyote vs ACME take refuge with Warner Bros., and we feel for everyone involved in the film. I can’t imagine how heartbreaking it must be to see all your hard work disappear just to wipe out taxes.