Ok, here's the actual story: do any of you remember a simply terrible '80s television show called Manimal? The basic premise of the show is that there's a shapeshifting guy who uses his animal skills to help the police solve crimes. Seriously. It didn't even last a season it was so bad. And this from a decade the produced Airwolf.
Even the intro is epic. Check it out:
Awesome right? So you can totally see why Sony pictures just optioned the rights to make a live action/CGI movie. I mean, they've already done a Smurfs film, they're working on an ALF film, so why not hit the triple crown with (wildcat noise) Manimal?
(Kill me now.)