Rodriguez preps Jetsons Movie June 10, 2009 Robert Rodriguez brings The Jetsons to the big screen. Robert Rodriguez has revealed his plans to direct a live-action version of animated TV series The Jetsons. Speak to MTV he explained: ‘I’ve been developing [The Jetsons] for awhile”, adding that he hopes to start filming “next year”. He said that an early screenplay by Adam Goldberg is currently being reworked, saying: “We’re writing the script right now”. The Jetsons, which ran from 1962 to 1963, followed the exploits of the futuristic family in the year 2062. The director is currently prepping thriller Nerverackers, a sequel to Sin City, and Grindhouse spinoff Machete.