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Don Cheadle to reprise Captain Planet role
FunnyOrDie.com tweets a photo showing the actor dressed once again as everyone's favorite blue superhero.
Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 1:37 PM
The online comedy site FunnyOrDie.com transformed Cheadle into the blue environmental superhero, but with a belligerent and foul-mouthed twist. Not only does he go overboard with his power to turn people into trees, but he also has a few choice words for his loyal group of Planeteers.
The clip proved so popular in the green world, that it went on to win a 2012 Environmental Media Award for Best Digital Content. Not bad for something so NSFW.
Seems all that attention has prompted the folks at FunnyOrDie to bring back Cheadle for another reprisal of the captain. The site tweeted a photo
last week of a blue-skinned Cheadle glancing menacingly back over his shoulder with the words "Captain Planet is back!"
You can see the original below. Look for the captain to "bring back the pain" sometime soon.
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