News

Will Ferrell to produce animated ‘Flintstones’ film

Will Ferrell to produce animated ‘Flintstones’ film

'THE FLINTSTONES:'Will Ferrell plans on a new version of the animated caveman family. Photo: Associated Press

Comedian Will Ferrell and his producing partner Adam McKay are developing a new animated feature film version of beloved cartoon “The Flintstones.”

The duo will serve as executive producers on the project, while a staffer at Ferrell and McKay’s Gary Sanchez Productions company will pen the script.

The caveman family was first adapted for film in 1994 with a live-action movie starring John Goodman and Rick Moranis as Fred Flintstone and his sidekick, Barney Rubble. It was followed by 2000’s “The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas.”

Ferrell and McKay have previously worked together on “The Other Guys” and “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.”

Latest News

2 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 5

Fresh
musichall

A look back at the Hollywood headlines from years past.

7 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Yeardly Love Remembered

Love Yeardley 050610

One Love Foundation's first annual Giving Day raised more than $118,000.

13 hours ago in Local, Surrounding Counties

Madison Man Charged In Shooting

Kilby Preston 050416

A Madison County man is accused of shooting another man last month.

13 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: In-fighting is entertaining in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

13-overlay

"Civil War" stands out as certainly the biggest of the stand-alones, and among the best because of what it has in common with the better films in the Marvel universe: the conflict is deeply human, told humorously, and best enjoyed if you don't overthink it.

13 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

First Tee Returns To Area

First Tee Virginia Blue Ridge logo (sent to us)

An organization that promotes golf and sportsmanship values for young people is returning to the area.