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06.22.2010 - The Green Hornet is one of those old television series on ABC in US television network. Originally started as a Universal movie serial based on the same title in the 1940s. Its spun a TV series in the 1960s which as Van Williams as the Green Hornet and the legendary Bruce Lee as his partner Kato.

The original TV series aired in 1966-1967 and it had its own comics. But unfotunately it only lasted for a season and it was canceled. Several iterations of the series followed like the French short movie in 2006, but popularity was not enough until Dynamite Comics had bought the rights to produce the comic series written by Kevin Smith (aka Silent Bob from Mallrats)...

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The revival of The Green Hornet is slowly churning up which brings us to the news about the upcoming live action film. Starring Seth Rogen in the title role and Jay Chou, who fills the role of Kato. Sony Pictures has released the first movie trailer for Michael Gondry's big screen adaptation which also stars Cameron Diaz, Christoph Waltz and Michael Pena.

Britt Reid is the son of LA’s most prominent and respected media magnate and perfectly happy to maintain a directionless existence on the party scene — until his father mysteriously dies, leaving Britt his vast media empire. Striking an unlikely friendship with one of his father’s more industrious and inventive employees, Kato, they see their chance to do something meaningful for the first time in their lives: fight crime. But in order to do this, they decide to become criminals themselves — protecting the law by breaking it, Britt becomes the vigilante The Green Hornet as he and Kato hit the streets.

Using all his ingenuity and skill, Kato builds the ultimate in advanced retro weaponry, The Black Beauty, an indestructible car equal parts firepower and horsepower. Rolling in a mobile fortress on wheels and striking the bad guys with Kato’s clever gadgets, The Green Hornet and Kato quickly start making a name for themselves, and with the help of Britt’s new secretary, Lenore Case, they begin hunting down the man who controls LA’s gritty underworld: Benjamin Chudnofsky. But Chudnofsky has plans of his own: to swat down The Green Hornet once and for all.

The film is scheduled to be released on January 14, 2011 in the US, and January 19, 2011 in the Philippines which will be out also on 3-D.

The film is to be released both in RealD 3D and IMAX 3D, as well as in 2D and regular IMAX format.

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