Zack Snyder, who plays Fortnite as Mr. Meeseeks, once summoned Dan Harmon to Warner Bros. to discuss ideas for a potential Rick and Morty film – fuelling hopes – once again, that a big-screen adaptation of the popular animated Adult Swim series may become reality.
“Not him saying, ‘I get to do it,’ or anything like that. He was totally a super fan and was just like, ‘Is there any way I can help get that movie started by using my Snyder-ness?’” Harmon explained in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter.
“So, the Rick and Morty movie is coming as soon as Zack Snyder gets back from his vacation, because I want to start with a Snyder cut of that movie and then I want to do the director’s cut of a Snyder cut release, so we can just have a six-hour Rick and Morty movie and three hours of it is in black and white.”
Harmon has high hopes to develop Rick and Morty on a cinematic scale after a recent conversation with Warner Bros. executives where he suggested it might have been “time to get the ball rolling” on the project. Harmon left the meeting content that everyone involved understood the “conceit” for the film should it obtain the green light.
“My philosophy would be to just take a Rick and Morty adventure, and spend a bunch of extra money on it and make it 90 minutes long,” said Harmon.
Seasons 1-6 of Rick and Morty are available on Netflix in the UK. The series stars Dan Harmon, Spencer Grammer, Chris Parnell, Sarah Chalke and Kari Wahlgren.
Rick and Morty Season 7 debuts on Adult Swim on October 15.