The fan-made film “Star Trek: Axanar” may still be in limbo due to a pending lawsuit with Paramount Pictures and CBS, but it would appear that “Fan-O-Rama: A Futurama Fan Film” has avoided the legal wrath of 20th Century Fox. The first trailer for the film has been released, introducing viewers to Fry and Bender’s “single-minded mission for the sweet elixir of life: beer.”
The filmmakers have given themselves a Q rating (for “questionable”), as “audiences will no doubt question the creators’ motives, self-respect, and sanity.” What may first surprise viewers is that “Fan-O-Rama” is a live-action affair, with practical effects and prosthetic costumes that bring to mind a “Mario” or “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie from the early ’90s.
“Fan-O-Rama” is the brainchild of Dan Lanigan, who first began working on the project in 2014. No official release date has been announced, but more information is available on its website.