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Bugs Bunny to get a new Warner Bros. live action movie

Warner Bros. will bring the world’s most famous rabbit back to the movies in a solo film.

Warner Bros. will bring the world's most famous rabbit back to the movies in a solo film.

Bugs Bunny will return to the big screen with a new Warner Bros. film.

One of the world’s most beloved animated characters will be back in the movies through a new adaptation that will only focus on the silly rabbit.

For decades, Bugs Bunny, created in the late 1930s by Oscar-winner Tex Avery of Warner Bros., was a cornerstone of Saturday morning cartoons.

The ‘Bugs Bunny’ movie

Having made appearances on the big screen previously, Bugs Bunny is no stranger to the cinematic experience — but this time will be different, as the whole movie centers around the life story of the most famous rabbit in the world.

Writer and director Robert Rugan has revealed that he was hired to write the script for a live-action/animation hybrid film centered solely on Bugs Bunny for Warner Bros., as per a post on his website.

While Rugan did not provide further details, he announced that more information would be revealed shortly.

David Zaslav, Warner Bros CEO, has made it clear on several occasions that the company will look to get the most out of its big franchises and classic characters in order to maintain its audience and gain new fans.

Bugs on the big screen

After being part of the ‘Space Jam’ franchise with the rest of the Looney Tunes, the world famous rabbit will have a new adventure in theaters.

Bugs Bunny also featured in ‘Looney Tunes: Back in Action’ with Academy Award-winner Brendan Fraser.

Over the years, Bugs has starred in a long list of shorts, TV episodes, sketches, movies, specials and all kinds of production for film and television, in addition to being an essential face within the franchise to create merchandising.

About Bugs Bunny

Created in 1930 under the Leon Schlesinger Productions label — which would later become Warner Bros. Cartoons —  Bugs Bunny has become a major brand within the world of animation and far beyond.

Originally played by actor and radio personality Mel Blanc, the character has come a long way in pop culture, establishing himself as one of the most recognizable faces in the world throughout the generations.


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