Grumpy Cat is headed to a theater near you very soon.
Tardar Sauce, otherwise known as the unhappiest cat on the internet, is getting her very own movie. Broken Road’s Todd Garner and Sean Robins will produce the motion picture, which is described as being in the same vein as Garfield.
In order to bring Grumpy Cat to life, the filmmakers will give the cat her very own voice. It’s currently unknown which actress will tackle the role.
Since the Meme of the Year award winner has more fans than a lot of celebrities, it’s not altogether surprising that she is getting her own film. Tardar Sauce has already appeared on Today, Good Morning America, CBS Evening News, Anderson Cooper Live, VH1 Morning Buzz, and The Soup.
While a Grumpy Cat movie sounds like a good idea, it’s probably not a good idea to get your hopes up just yet. Broken Road Productions doesn’t exactly have the strong track record for quality films. The company is largely responsible for churning out Jack and Jill, The Zookeeper, and Here Comes the Boom.
It’s unclear who will direct the project. Story details are also unavailable as of this writing. Broken Road Productions has yet to comment on the reports.
Grumpy Cat isn’t the only online feline taking the world of film by storm. Directors Andy Capper and Juliette Eisner’s documentary Lil Bub & Friendz was a hit at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival. After an online vote, viewers declared it to be this year’s Best Feature Film.
Tardar Sauce currently has over 951,000 fans on Facebook. Chances are that number will be well above one million by the time the Grumpy Cat feature gets off the ground. No word yet on when fans can expect the flick to arrive in theaters.
What do you think about the Grumpy Cat movie? Is the adorable feline close to jumping the shark?