The internet's favorite sour-faced puss is coming to the big screen in it's own feature-length show
For those of us who like to fritter their lives away aimlessly surfing through the internet then chances are you'll be all too familiar with the grumpy cat, famed for it's appearance in a host of memes, the very cat is now being fancied as a movie star and it's owner is currently negotiating a deal to see the feline star in it's own feature-length presentation.
According to Deadline, the internet's favourite grump is being courted by producers Todd Garner (Jack & Jill, the Sorcerer's Apprentice) and Sean Robins (Black Sky), who are planning on bringing the cat - real name Tardar Sauce - to the big screen in a staring, Garfield-like role in it's own movie. The Hollywood pair are said to be in talks with the cat's representative team, headed by manager Ben Lashes and rep Al Hassas, over a feature film that will give the cat the power of talk.
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Social networking star Tardar Sauce also known as the Grumpy Cat is set to be a movie star.
Facebook sensation Grumpy Cat is set to make her film debut as her agent signs a deal with Broken Road Productions.
The feline, whose frowny features have been plastered all over the social networking community captioned by headlines suggesting varying degrees of displeasure, is set to become the new Garfield after her agent Ben Lashes landed her a movie deal; although Lashes admitted to mashable.com, 'She hates movies'. And it's not this moggy's first foray into the world of celebrity having been crowned Queen of Social at this year's SXSW festival (though one doubts this cheered her up at all), and recently completed her upcoming first book Grumpy Cat: A Grumpy Book: Disgruntled Tips and Activities Designed to Put a Frown on Your Face which she is due to promote soon.
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Tardar Sauce, as she is known by her owners, looks so unusually moody due to dwarfism and having an underbite, but it's clear she's not letting this get in the way of her showbiz career. Todd Garner from Broken Road Productions told The Guardian, 'This started off as a picture of a cat, but rare is an image that evokes that much comedy. You read all of the memes and the comments, and one is funnier than the next. We think we can build a big family comedy around this character.