My college roommate Dr. Sean sent me this CNN headline:

‘Spaceballs’ to become TV cartoon

LOS ANGELES, California (Hollywood Reporter) — Mel Brooks is developing an animated TV series based on his comedy feature “Spaceballs.”


the 1987 movie, which parodied well-known science-fiction movies,

“Spaceballs: The Animated Series” will spoof current blockbusters as

well as every genre of entertainment from movies and reality TV to

culture and politics.

It is set to debut on cable network G4 in fall 2007. Production has already started on an initial batch of 13 episodes.


who will voice two characters in the show, co-wrote the pilot with

longtime collaborator Thomas Meehan, who will oversee all writing for

the series.