The internet has been talking about a Captain Planet movie for years and for some reason a live action movie was in production for a while which was announced a few years back but whatever happened to that? It kept going into development hell and almost cancelled. That was until recently Leonardo DiCaprio has apparently saved the project who has actually been active in the enviromental community for more than a few years now. Now if this project will actually amount to anything even with DiCaprio’s support we don’t know or if it’ll include Don Cheadle. But Captain Planet almost had an animated movie called Planet in the 90s.
Captain Planet in the 90s was meant to educate kids about the ecology and it did a great job at it but with a cartoon with a lot of marketing also came another thing; Merchandise. Executive producer co-creator and ecologist Barbara Pyle mentioned in an interview that they knew this would happen and that the … Read More “Captain Planet Merchandise: Ecological or Pollution?” »