The Hollywood Reporter announced that the ex-governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, announced his return to the big screen Monday saying that a film version of his much-publicized cartoon project The Governator is in the works.
First will come [The Governator] comic book, then a [cartoon] TV series and after we will develop the games and then a movie, Schwarzenegger told a group of journalists at global TV market MipTiv in Cannes. Maybe then we'll be back in Cannes for that.
Schwarzenegger revealed a short trailer of the cartoon version of The Governator, which comic book legend Stan Lee is creating alongside Andy and Amy Heyward of A Squared Entertainment.
According to the report from The Hollywood Reporter, German sales group You Family Entertainment has picked up world sales rights to the project.
The trailer features a voice cameo by Larry King as an investigative reporter. Schwarzenegger said that King's role will be a recurring one. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Schwarzenegger said there was a long list of celebrity voices were interested in participating in The Governator, from actors to politicians, tycoons and business men.
During the press conference, Schwarzenegger confirmed that he is returning to the big screen, saying he will soon be getting back in front of the camera.
Schwarzenegger said he was offered a number of scripts, ranging from action to comedy. He said he will be announcing his first project in the near future.