True To The 'Toon!

The first question you'd probably ask us is how close our script is to the original M.A.S.K. cartoon. Our goal was always to stay very close to the cartoon when writing the script. We did modernize some aspects since it's been about 25 years, but tried to stay true to the concept, characters, and vehicles.

One missing element from the cartoon was that it really had no true pilot episode and didn't give much back story as to how it all began. One of our main goals was developing a unique origin story, one that we could build from and develop the characters. If you read the first M.A.S.K. comic book, Matt Trakker has a brief flashback which gives some insight as to how the war with Miles Mayhem began. We decided to create our own beginning using original ideas mixed with concepts from a few of the cartoon episodes. (Contrary to the comic book, it's Miles who has the traumatic experience in our movie, which ultimately creates the longing for revenge.)

As stated previously, we'll reveal more about our script in each posting. We plan to list the agents and vehicles that we used and even excerpts from the script itself. Would love to hear your feedback and suggestions!
True To The 'Toon! True To The 'Toon! Reviewed by Jason Gross on 5:03:00 PM Rating: 5

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  1. This was a tremendous task too. You see, Jason lives in Alabama and I live in NJ. In building this script, we spent many days, nights, weekends, instant messages, phone calls, and e-mails brainstorming and then putting everything down. We have also purchased a copyright for our work as well. We are so psyched about it and we'd really love to see it hit the screen

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