'90s live-action U.S. series pilot?

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'90s live-action U.S. series pilot?

Post by Super Sayian Prime » Thu May 09, 2019 10:25 pm

Some of you guys may know about the U.S. live-action Sailor Moon pilots. Fewer probably know about the Saint Seiya pitch produced by the same company.

It turns out Renaissance-Atlantic Films had filed a U.S. trademark for Dragon Ball in 1994. If you go through their history at the USPTO, you'll notice that they only ever registered live-action projects in the early '90s ...
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Post by MasenkoHA » Fri May 10, 2019 10:49 am

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Post by Jord » Fri May 10, 2019 10:58 am

So you mean that we could have an episode of Power Rangers in which they meet both the Ninja Turtles AND Goku?

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Post by Hellspawn28 » Sat May 11, 2019 3:46 pm

It would probably be like the Double Dragon movie, but on a way smaller budget.
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Post by Gyt Kaliba » Sat May 11, 2019 8:45 pm

What a cool discovery. I wonder how exactly they would have turned Dragon Ball into a Power Rangers-esque monster of the week story. It probably wouldn't have turned out well in the least, but still something I would be pretty curious to know just how far into the planning stages they got.
Jord wrote:
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So you mean that we could have an episode of Power Rangers in which they meet both the Ninja Turtles AND Goku?
I'm not gonna lie - a part of me wants to see what such a thing would have been like. I mean, horrible is the clear answer, but just how horrible?
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Post by Hellspawn28 » Sat May 11, 2019 9:02 pm

I can't think of many martial arts live action TV shows during the 90s other than Mortal Kombat Conquest. That show was pretty bad too for the most part and I think we doge a bullet with this. Dragon Ball Evolution already had a mid-late 90s bad movie vibe to it anyways.
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Post by MasenkoHA » Sun May 12, 2019 3:43 pm

Jord wrote:
Fri May 10, 2019 10:58 am
So you mean that we could have an episode of Power Rangers in which they meet both the Ninja Turtles AND Goku?
As far as I know Saban the company that made Power Rangers and that live action Ninja Turtles show that existed for like half a week had nothing do with that would be She Ra/Babysitter Sitters hybrid show that was too be American Sailor Moon or whatever this Dragon Ball thing was gonna be?

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