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Bananaman poster

The Bananaman Movie is a cancelled film based on the series. In March 2014, it was announced that DC Thomson, in conjunction with Elstree Studio Productions, would be producing a movie on Bananaman, with a release date in 2015.[1][2] In May 2014, DC Thomson unveiled the first teaser poster for the film.[3] By September 2015, the official website stated "coming soon" instead of 2015.[4] In September 2015, it was announced that the movie was in the early stages.[5]

In January 2016, the Bananaman musical's page on Facebook posted that the movie adaptation is now in development, saying "This fruitiest of superheroes is experiencing a revival elsewhere – Bananaman The Movie is also in development". However, a release date was not mentioned.[6]

On 8 June 2016, the now newly formed Beano Studios issued a press release. In the release it was noted that Beano Studios was formed to bring their properties to life through television, film and live performances based upon present projects which were being worked on. "Beano Studios is currently also exploring plans to take Beano characters to the bigger screens and stages worldwide."[7]

Though not specifically referenced, it can be assumed that this newly formed studio would take charge of the Bananaman movie, which had had no developments since the beginning of 2016. By June 2017, the official site had been removed.

Plot[]

The plot is unknown

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. The cancellation reasons are unknown.

Result[]

  • The film was permanently cancelled.
  • Bananaman has faded away over time.
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