NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – John Cena won’t be taking on Wyle E. Coyote on the big or small screen anytime soon. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Warner Brothers has shelved the live-action-animated hybrid feature “Coyote Vs. Acme,” which was shot here in New Mexico last year.

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In a statement, the studio cites a shift in its global strategy for animated features, saying it was a difficult decision. According to the New Mexico Film Office, the production employed 180 New Mexico crew members, 49 principal actors, and more than 2,000 background actors.