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Blinky Bill Is Getting Another Movie And Some People Aren't Happy

"Good ol' Blinky Bill!"

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The classic Australian TV mascot Blinky Bill has been given the CGI treatment in his new movie.

Surprised? He's supported this look from late last year, when Screen Australia announced he would be getting another big-screen treatment:

In fact, he's been doing some promos in the meantime with Currumbin Sanctuary and Sunbeam.
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In fact, he's been doing some promos in the meantime with Currumbin Sanctuary and Sunbeam.

The production company just launched the full trailer on their YouTube channel.

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It gives us a taste of the upcoming film, showing the koala meeting his companions, enemies, and fleshing out the plot the film will centre around.

Flying Bark Productions is said to be developing the film in association with StudioCanal Australia.

It's obviously a far cry from the original 1992 film by Yoram Gross Film Studio:

Or the iconic TV series The Adventures of Blinky Bill in 1994:

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In fact, it's a far cry from anything like the original Blinky Bill!

And some people are not happy:

Others were more optimistic:

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