Thats the word from the shows creator, puppeteer Sid Krofft, who, with brother Marty, is pulling the strings behind the upcoming remake, which will star Will Ferrell.
Krofft says he prefers a low-tech approach to the movie because he wants the film to be something that kids could attempt to imitate in their backyard, something he says doesnt happen when youre using expensive computer-generated effects.
He says the show is so beloved that its important to spend the money on a good script that recreates the heart more than having eye-popping special effects.
The Kroffts are also planning a movie version of their series, H.R. Pufnstuf.
No word on when either movie will hit theaters, but fans of the original shows can enjoy them on a new DVD, Saturday Morning With Sid And Marty Krofft.
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