As of August 2016, the status of the film is unknown due to Arc Productions, the animation studio that was handling a lot of the animation for the movie, filing for bankrupcy.
"Loosely inspired" by the 1974 comedy classic Blazing Saddles. That films director, Mel Brooks, has an executive producer credit on Blazing Samurai, and will voice one of the characters
"Loosely inspired" by Blazing Saddles (1974). That film's director, Mel Brooks, is an Executive Producer of this film, and will voice one of the characters
The first of 2 Films in 2018 to star Samuel L. Jackson and Mel Brooks. The other 2 would later be Incredibles 2 (2018) and Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018) respectively.
Samuel L. Jackson's 4th animated film, after The Incredibles (2004), Astro Boy (2009), and Turbo (2013).
Mel Brooks' sixth fully animated film after Robots (2005), Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014), Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015), Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018), and Toy Story 4 (2019).
Michael Cera's 3rd theatrically released animated film, after Sausage Party (2016) and The Lego Batman Movie (2017).
George Takei's 4th theatrically released animated film, after Mulan (1998), Free Birds (2013) and Kubo and the Two Strings (2016).
Michelle Yeoh's 3rd theatrically released animated film, after Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) and Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022).
Samuel L. Jackson's seventh fully animated film, after The Incredibles (2004), Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008), Astro Boy (2009), Adventures in Zambezia (2012), Turbo (2013), and Incredibles 2 (2018).
This movie was first announced as a remake to Mel Brooks' Blazing Saddles.
Ricky Gervias's fourth animated film after Valiant (2005), Escape from Planet Earth (2013), and The Willoughbys (2020).
Released theatrically in theaters with Sonic the Hedgehog short "Drone Home" (2022).
"Jimbo" is presumably short for "yojimbo", which means "bodyguard" in Japanese. It's also a take off of Gene Wilder's character "Jim" from Blazing Saddles.
Set to debut on Paramount+ just 45 days after being in theaters, around September 5, 2022.
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