I grew up watching the Bananaman cartoon and reading the comic strip in The Dandy and, while it was distracting, I never felt the desire to see a movie. Still, it’s not up to me, so a movie is coming. Probably.
Elstree Studio Productions has confirmed that they are working on bringing the blue and yellow superhero to the big screen.
The comic/series followed the adventures of a young boy – Little Eric – who eats bananas and becomes a muscle-bound superhero. No, honestly.
According to Darkhorizons, the story emerged from Den of Geek when they stumbled upon BananamanMovie.com, which also revealed the film’s slogan – #PeelThePower. An Elstree spokesman then confirmed there is a completed script and that a film would be due for release in 2015.
Oh and for our fans who aren’t from the UK or are too young, here’s the opening credits to the 80s TV show. Tells you all you need to know, really…