Honda has decided to take a hint from the film and television industry this holiday season by taking advantage of your nostalgia. The company's new ads feature some of your old pals, like Jem, G.I. Joe, Strawberry Shortcake, Stretch Armstrong, and Skeletor—OK, maybe Skeletor wasn't one of your childhood “friends.” It depends on what kind of kid you were.
Here's a riddle: If a Breck Eisner directs a 'Stretch Armstrong' movie but there's no one in the theater to see it, did it ever really happen? We're betting his paycheck says so.
He was blond, tan and had the body of a Greek god. That's if the Greek god were made of a crazy material that stretched for miles and bled pink ooze when you punctured him with needles. Yes, we're talking about the classic toy Stretch Armstrong. A man who is leaving toy shelves to star in his very own full-length feature film.
It's a toy that can be stretched as hard as possible and then returns to it's own shape and it's coming to a theater near you April 11, 2014! Yes, Hasbro and Relativity Media are going to turn this toy into a movie, even though Universal turned it down, and they've no longer got Taylor Lautner attached. But they do have a writer!