Newswire: Nickelodeon is talking about an “Avengers-style” NICKTOONS movie

Less than a week after lighting the great and terrible ’90s nostalgia furnaces with news that it might be reviving classic cartoons like Rugrats and Hey Arnold! for the modern generation, Nickelodeon is fanning the backwards-looking firestorm by putting an “Avengers-style” NICKTOONS movie into development. According to The Tracking Board, Paramount and Nickelodeon have tapped The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water producer Mary Parent for a project that would mash together the worlds of Rugrats, Rocko’s Modern Life, Hey Arnold!, Angry Beavers, and Ren And Stimpy into one many-headed, potentially horrific clump of, “Hey, I remember that!”

And, as if the thought of deranged chihauhau Ren Höek leering over Tommy Pickle’s crib wasn’t disturbing enough, the movie is apparently being pitched as a live-action/animation hybrid, in the style of Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (or Looney Tunes: Back In Action, but nobody ever remembers Looney …

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