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‘Family Guy’ Premiere Party on G4

by Craig Crumptonon October 3, 2005
The Monday 10.03.05 episode of G4’s Attack of the Show will feature a segment on the premiere party for the new Family Guy DVD: Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, with creator/voice actor Seth MacFarlane and guest celebrities. Episode airs at 7:00pm, and repeats Tuesday, October 4, at 1:00am and 12:00pm. [All times EST.]

G4 TV Tours Adult Swim HQ

by Craig Crumptonon April 26, 2005
This week, G4 TV’s Attack of the Show takes viewers on a behind the scenes, four-episode tour of Adult Swim’s Williams Street location, interviewing show creators and production staff from Harvey Birdman, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, and other AS programming. Monday’s episode (featuring interviews with Keith Crofford, Dave Willis, and Matt Maiellaro) has already debuted, […]

Jim Cummings Interviewed

by Craig Crumptonon February 11, 2005
Minneapolis’ Star Tribune interviews prolific voice actor Jim Cummings, voice of Tazmanian Devil, as well as Winnie The Pooh and Tigger too in Pooh’s Heffalump Movie which debuts in theaters today.

Mark Hamill’s "Comic Book: The Movie" Wins Two DVDX Awards

by Craig Crumptonon February 10, 2005
Winners of The 5th Annual DVD Exclusive Awards were presented Tuesday, February 8, in Los Angeles. Disney ruled overall, collecting twelve awards–five of them earned by The Lion King 1½ which won categories for “Best Director,” “Best Screenplay,” and “Best Animated DVD Premiere Movie.” Mark Hamill’s directorial debut, Comic Book: The Movie, received two awards: […]

Toyfare Interviews Seth Green on "Robot Chicken"

by Craig Crumptonon February 10, 2005
Toyfare Magazine has interviewed Seth Green, co-creator of Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken. Green describes the show as “a stop-motion variety show. It’s like Saturday Night Live with stop motion. Only it’s funnier.” What viewers can expect to see in the show: A “shot-by-shot re-creation” of the Kill Bill movie trailer. Spoofs of American Idol (guest-starring […]

‘Fantastic Four’ Video Game Previewed

by Craig Crumptonon January 21, 2005
The February print edition of has an exclusive eight-page preview of the upcoming video game based on the Fantastic Four live-action movie. Game developer Seven Studios says they want to “give gamers a chance to interact with the legendary foursome like never before….to control and experience these icons’ extraordinary abilities to their full extent.” […]

Sony Signs Writer For "Spider-Man 3"… and 4!

by Craig Crumptonon January 13, 2005
Variety reports that Sony Pictures Entertainment has signed a “seven-figure deal” with Alvin Sargent (Spider-Man 2, What About Bob?) to write the screenplay for Spider-Man 3. Sargent’s script is already in development for the film’s May 2007 tentative release date, and his new contract with Sony includes an option to write the fourth movie as […]

Disney Plans "Tron" Remake

by Craig Crumptonon January 13, 2005
Disney has hired screenwriters Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal to script a remake of Tron (1982), the scifi classic about a computer programmer who gets sucked inside the virtual world. (via Variety)

"Animation Celebration" At LA Museum With Industry Pros

by Craig Crumptonon January 5, 2005
The Museum of Television & Radio in Los Angeles will host an “Animation Celebration” family event Saturday, 1.22.05 from 1-4 PM. The event includes a “varied screening of vintage and current animated programs” and a number of industry professionals will be in attendance as well: Lauren Faust, Story Supervisor, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends Butch […]

Multiple DVD Award Nominations for ‘Lion King 1½’, ‘Comic Book: The Movie’

by Craig Crumptonon January 5, 2005
Nominations for the fifth annual DVD Exclusive Awards have been announced, and Disney’s The Lion King 1½ leads with a total of 11 nominations in eight categories. Also receiving multiple nominations: Shrek 2, The Simpsons, Mary Poppins, The Star Wars Trilogy, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King–Special Extended Edition, Barbie as […]