You love her on the Internet. But will you plop down your hard-earned money to see Grumpy Cat at the movies?
The famous feline with the puckered puss has scored her own flick, signing a deal with Broken Road Productions, which made the Kevin James movie “Paul Blart Mall Cop” and Adam Sandler’s “Jack and Jill.”
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Cat capers are sure to come, especially given her co-stars - reportedly Jack Black and Will Ferrell.
And she’ll even speak in the movie, just like live-action Garfield did in his 2004 movie.
Grumpy Cat — her real name is Tardar Sauce — exploded onto the Internet last fall when her owner’s brother posted a picture of her dour face on Reddit, where users quickly started Photoshopping captions onto the pic of the mixed-breed cat with the sour face.
“I thought I could not be more disappointed you proved me wrong.”
“There are two kinds of people in this world and I don’t like them.”
In a flash, those photos were posted millions of times all over social media sites. Grumpy Cat grew a following. Fans lined up to have their picture taken with her at the South by Southwest Interactive convention in Austin, Texas earlier this year.
She’s on a calendar, T-shirts and a forthcoming book, “Grumpy Cat: A Grumpy Book: Disgruntled Tips and Activities Designed to Put a Frown on Your Face.”
Grumpy’s talent manager, Ben Lashes, tells the Wall Street Journal that his client was not impressed with her upcoming big-screen debut.
“She hates movies,” he told the newspaper.
Of course she does.