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‘Samurai Jack’ Creator Genndy Tartakovsky On Putting Sex and Violence Into the Fifth Season

‘Samurai Jack’ Creator Genndy Tartakovsky On Putting Sex and Violence Into the Fifth Season
After Genndy Tartakovsky’s cult animated series “Samurai Jack” was canceled by Cartoon Network in 2004, rumors swirled for years about a feature-length adaptation. Tartakovsky worked with four different studios to adapt his hyper-stylized blend of martial arts and sci-fi action for the big screen, including New Line, Sony and J.J. AbramsBad Robot, but none of them panned out. “As soon as we started developing it as a movie, they wanted to fit it into a box,” Tartakovsky told IndieWire. “I love ‘Jack’ as one of my creations and would never want to change it from what it was supposed to be. There was no reason to reinvent. It was working.”

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Tartakovsky knew exactly how he wanted to tell his story of the titular samurai, who’s thrown
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‘Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie Event’ Exclusive Clip: Genndy Tartakovsky on the Origin of His Classic Series — Watch

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‘Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie Event’ Exclusive Clip: Genndy Tartakovsky on the Origin of His Classic Series — Watch
Samurai Jack” came to a close earlier this year with a long-awaited fifth season that came about nearly 14 years after its inconclusive predecessor. The acclaimed series began in 2001 with “Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie,” which will screen for one night only courtesy of Fathom Events. Avail yourself of an exclusive clip below.

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Here’s the synopsis: “‘Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie Event’ follows a young Samurai after he is sent to the future by the evil wizard, Aku. Determined to undo his destruction, Jack sets off on a daring journey to return to the past and defeat Aku once and for all. Gathering allies and combatting other villains along the way, Jack battles to accomplish his mission and restore the peace of the past.”

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