Remember Sly Sludge, the villain from the popular 90s cartoon Captain Planet? Probably not, since he was a minor character voiced by Martin Sheen, and we’re always struggling for pop culture references here at Gizmodo. Nevertheless, the evil message of Sly Sludge—that we can’t just wish our pollution problems away—is…
It makes sense that 1990s cartoon Captain Planet would lure Leonardo DiCaprio into the superhero realm; after all, he’s an outspoken environmentalist. But Leo won’t star in this one—he’ll be producing—and, in keeping with the cheesy nostalgia factor of the original material, it won’t be a typical superhero movie.
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Sony is prepping a Captain Planet MOVIE! Which means we're getting a movie about a blue man with a green mullet who appears when five kids smoosh their magic planet rings together. Go Planet!
Check out the first clip from Pacific Rim. Learn one possible reason why Mary Jane was cut from Amazing Spider-Man 2. A live-action Captain Planet is coming! Paul W.S. Anderson says Resident Evil 6 films this fall. Julianne Moore could join Hunger Games. Plus hints about Under the Dome and Person of Interest. Spoilers!
Last year Don Cheadle portrayed an unstable Captain Planet, in wich the green-haired environmentalist snapped and started turning every human into a tree. It was beautiful. And now Captain Planet is back! With most of the Planeteers dead by Captain's hands, only Ma-Ti is left to cower under Planet's new rule. There…
Will the live-action Captain Planet movie ever really happen? It seems like a longshot — but this fan-made trailer for a Captain Planet epic reminds us all just how silly and awesome the half-naked blue superhero could be. And how topical, maybe.
He-Man has been around since 1980, and it's high time he got a wardrobe update. Illustrator Fabian Ciraolo is happy to oblige, designing new looks for the prince of Eternia and other cartoon favorites: the Thundercats, Jem, Captain Planet, and She-Ra all earn themselves a fashion makeover.
What if Captain Planet went insane? We think it would look a lot like this totally demented Captain Planet video, starring Don Cheadle as the superhero who fights against pollution. It's Captain Planet, muthafucka!
Captain Planet is getting his own live-action movie debut — which means we're getting a blue, mostly-shirtless superhero who sports a bright red caplet, hot pants, boots and a green mullet. SOLD.
A poor bunny rabbit is exposed to the molecular duplication ray — and its evil opposite is created, in this amazing clip from Captain Planet and the Planeteers. The new Captain Planet DVD set is full of equally ludicrous moments.
Is there anything scarier than a garbage monster? If you even survived a trash-monster attack, you'd have to take one continuous shower for a week to feel clean afterwards. Plus some garbage monsters contain a lot of rusty metal.
Douse them with water. Bury them in earth. Blast them with air. None of it's going to stop these matches from burning. And I'm assuming Heart wouldn't put up much of a fight against them either.
Now that the U.S. Attorney General's announced that the oil spill has made almost a third of the Gulf of Mexico off-limits, people are taking their anger to the internet. Here's a collection of pissed-off, BP-inspired cartoons, videos and illustrations
Generally we cry foul at any sign of childhood-pillaging remakes, but for some reason I was excited about the Captain Planet movie rumor. Until my dreams for a green-mulleted hero were crushed by common sense.
Congressman Eric Massa of NY tried to drive a fuel cell car from NY to DC to make an environmental point and to show how great fuel cell cars are. He failed at both.
Your feet? They smell like a baboon's butthole. Especially at the gym. So, the brilliant dudes at places like Nike and Adidas have started lining their socks with nano-bits of silver to fight microbials and the intense funk radiating from your tootsies. It works (woohoo), but every time you wash them, some of the…