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Trouble Looming Around 'Dragonball'

August 23, 2008 (2:16 am) GMT
Rumor has it the upcoming live action movie about a humanoid alien protecting Earth is in danger of being shelved by the studio producing it.

Though the live action adaptation of the popular Japanese manga, "", has fallen into the post-production phase for quite sometime, it might be in serious trouble with words saying that it is in danger of being canceled. A report from FilmJunk suggested that the 20th Century Fox's toppers are considering to shelve the film because they are not impressed with the shot footages.

Despite hinting on the possibility of Fox shutting down the James Wong-directed project, the site noted that the words on the cancellation can be real or only the studio's effort in putting pressure to Wong to make the movie better. No comment is yet being offered by Fox considering this negative story.

Taking its name from the seven magical and powerful orbs scattered across the Earth, "Dragonball" tells the story of Goku, a humanoid alien who stays on Earth to defend the human from the invading alien rogues trying to get possession of the orbs. Starring , , , Eriko Tamura, , , and many others, it is produced by and is expected to hit theaters on April 10, 2009.

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