PREACH IT! Neil Patrick Harris as a Smurf -- what more do you need? Well, you need a villain [poll]
Details, per Deadline: “Harris won’t have to walk around as a blue-tinted Avatar. ... The Raja Gosnell-directed film is a mix of live action and animation, and Harris is the lead live action character. Filming begins in April, when he’ll be on hiatus from CBS' ‘How I Met Your Mother.' ”
Now you know. Still up in the air: Which particular smurfy episodes will serve as inspiration. There’s the episode where all the smurfs think they’re chickens (not making that up); the episode involving the magical flute known as Shazalakazoo (not making that up); and the unforgettable incident involving Yellow Hate Disease (seriously, not making that up).
Which leaves only one question: Who should play the evil wizard Gargamel? Here comes the inevitable poll, folks ...
-- Leslie Gornstein
Photos: A big ol' Smurf, left, kicks it in New York during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2008. Neil Patrick Harris, right, kicks it in Beverly Hills before the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 17. This Chrysler 300 is one of seven in existence. Credits: NBC, left; Michael Caulfield / Getty Images, right.
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