Back in July we saw a trailer for a live-action Futurama fan film titled Fan-O-Rama. The film was being made by Cinema Relics, and a lot of work was clearly being put into bringing the hit animated series to life.
Now the short has been released online, and can be enjoyed below. It runs a little under 18 minutes in length, with some bonus stuff after the credits, and includes lots of familiar Futurama goodness. Only now it’s real actors and animatronics instead of animated. As I said about the trailer, it’s hard to get past the voices not being the same if you’re a fan of the original. But the rest is phenomenal, especially the costumes, sets, puppets, makeup, props, etc. Oh, and they even brought in Rich Little to play Nixon’s head, so that alone is worth seeing. And you’ll no doubt spot multiple things you’ll wish Planet Express could deliver to your personal collection immediately. That Nibbler puppet? We needs it.
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