Robert Rodriguez Acquires ‘Fire and Ice’

Predators producer Robert Rodriguez told Aint It Cool News that he had acquired the rights to Ralph Bakshi and the late Frank Frazetta’s 1983 animated cult-classic Fire and Ice. The new version is set up at Rodriguez’s Troublemaker Studios.

Here’s a quick synopsis of the original:

It began as a once-in-a-lifetime collaboration between two of the greatest icons of the fantasy genre: Controversial animator Ralph Bakshi (director of FRITZ THE CAT, WIZARDS and the original THE LORD OF THE RINGS) and legendary illustrator Frank Frazetta (creator of the iconic CONAN THE BARBARIAN, VAMPIRELLA and Edgar Rice Burroughs book covers). It became – and remains – one of the most startling animation epics of all time. Now experience a world unlike any ever seen, where savage warriors, horrific monsters and luscious maidens battle for the soul of a civilization in a time of good and evil, pleasure and pain, and FIRE AND ICE.

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