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Grumpy Cat goes from meme to movie star

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Tard, also known as Grumpy Cat, hit internet stardom in 2012. ( 

Everyone's favourite internet meme, Grumpy Cat -- or Tardar 'Tard' Sauce -- as she is actually named, is getting a movie deal.

That's right, the two-year-old cat that was named the Most Important Cat of 2012 by Buzzfeed and the Most Important Meme of 2012 by Mashable will be leaving Arizona with her owner Tabatha Bundseen and heading to Hollywood.

The cat's talent manager, Ben Lashes, landed the big-eyed feline a major motion picture deal, according to the Wall Street Journal. 

The movie, according to Hollywood news hub Deadline, will be live-action family comedy and it's rumored Grumpy Cat with play herself. 

Tard hit internet fame in 2012 when her owner's brother snapped a photo of her and posted it on Reddit. He also posted clips of the cat on YouTube. Within a short amount of time people started to caption photos of Tard -- infamously grumpy looking -- with cranky phrases, and thus began the meme.

Already, fans of the frowning feline have taken to Twitter to share their enthusiasm.

Are you familiar with the Grumpy Cat meme? Do you have a favourite slogan?

(This survey is not scientific. Results are based on reader replies.)

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