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Griffiths Out Of Constantine

by Alex Beanon July 11, 2014
With just over three months until its premiere, NBC’s “Constantine” has already lost its female lead, Lucy Griffiths, who will leave the fledgling series based on the DC comic Hellblazer. Griffiths had played the role of Liv, the female sidekick of lead character John Constantine, a supernatural detective of sorts played by Matt Ryan. Griffiths […]
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Homestar Runner To Live Again

by Alex Beanon July 10, 2014
Homestar Runner, StrongBad and The Cheat will all be returning to internet life again as co-creator Matt Chapman announced that he and co-creators Mike Chapman and Craig Zobel of the popular web cartoon series from last decade, David Chapman and Craig Zobel, will be creating more adventures for Homestar and The Cheat, as well as, […]

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Fox Announces Bob’s Burgers, Family Guy And Simpsons Premieres

by Alex Beanon July 10, 2014
20th Century Fox Television announced the season premieres of their Sunday evening prime time animation lineup of “Bob’s Burgers”, Family Guy” and “The Simpsons” – with the latter pair having a crossover episode which acts as the season premiere for “Family Guy” and is directly following the official season premiere of “The Simpsons”… Sunday, Sept. […]
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James Earl Jones To Receive Voice-over Icon Award

by Alex Beanon July 10, 2014
The inimitable James Earl Jones will be the recipient of the Voice Arts Icon Award at the inaugural Voice Arts Award show later in 2014. Jones has provided the voice of many animated characters over the years but is perhaps best identified as the voice of Mufasa in Disney’s “The Lion King” from 1994. The […]

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Song Of the Sea Sings At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon July 10, 2014
The 2014 edition of Comic Con in San Diego will be the site of the first-ever clips of upcoming animated feature film, “Song of the Sea” from Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon. “Song of the Sea” stars Fionnula Flannagan as Saoirse the Selkie – legendary women who turn from seals into people – and is due to […]
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Nickelodeon Bringing TMNT Action Figures To Comic Con

by Alex Beanon July 10, 2014
Nickelodeon will be bringing a slew of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle-themed exclusive action figures to the Comic Con in San Diego in a few weeks. Included in the Comic Con action figure booty for Nickelodeon will be a pair based on the Michelangelo and Raphael characters. The 2014 Comic Con will be held at the […]

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Video: ESPN World Cup Coverage Parody

by Alex Beanon July 10, 2014
Sean Rohani has worked in the animation industry – most notably on Disney XD’s “Randy Cunningham: Ninth Grade Ninja” – but he also loves soccer, and as a lover of soccer, took some time and effort from his busy day to produce a video parody of ESPN’s World Cup soccer coverage… Source: World SoccerTalk
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Fox And FX Lead Emmy Animated Award Nominations

by Alex Beanon July 10, 2014
Fox and FX networks led the way in the animation categories in the nominations for the 66th annual Emmy Awards while “Futurama” and “Disney Mickey Mouse” each garnered two nominations in animation-specific categories. The official animated category nominations are listed below… Outstanding Animated Program Archer • Archer Vice: The Rules Of Extraction • FX Networks […]

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Arrow’s Cousin Is Firestorm

by Alex Beanon July 9, 2014
In a bit of real life imitating art or Hollywood inbreeding [however you want to interpret it], the role of DC Comics superhero Firestorm in “Arrow” spinoff “The Flash” will be played by Robbie Amell – actual cousin of Stephen Amell, who plays Arrow in CW’s “Arrow”. Amell [“Tomorrow People”] plays Robbie Raymond – aka […]
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Remake For The Incredible Mr. Limpet Surfaces

by Alex Beanon July 9, 2014
Warner Bros. is exploring a remake for “The Incredible Mr. Limpet” – a 1964 animation/live-action hybrid feature film which starred Don Knotts as a meek office worker who imagines himself in heroic scenarios and turns into an animated fish. Jon Hamm and Zach Galifianakis are reported to be interested in the film directed by Richard […]