Via Slashfilms: Following recent news that Warner Bros. had hired “Sausage Party” co-director Conrad Vernon to develop its animated feature “The Jetsons;” word came out that a live-action series could be in the works.
The news comes exclusively through TVLine:
A Warner Bros. spokesperson declined to comment, but sources confirm that the studio — which has hired Family GuyEP Gary Janetti to shepherd the potential series — will begin shopping the multi-cam project around to broadcast and cable networks in the coming weeks. Janetti would also serve as an EP alongside Robert Zemeckis and Jack Rapke. Jackie Levine is a Co-EP. Nickleby, Inc. and Compari Entertainment would produce in association with Warner Bros. Television.
The original Jetson animated series aired in primetime on ABC in 1962-63. The series was a Space Age counterpart to Hanna-Barbera’s “The Flintstones.”