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James Earl Jones To Receive Voice-over Icon Award

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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 […]

Fox And FX Lead Emmy Animated Award Nominations

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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 […]

On Set With “The Boxtrolls” - A Tour Through Laika Animation

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Right Stuf's Anime Expo 2014 Announcements: Mobile Suit Gundam UC Pt. 4, Yakitate!! Japan, Sengoku Collection, and More

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RIGHT STUF, Inc. Announces: the Acquisitions of YAKITATE!! JAPAN, SPACE PIRATE MITO, FANTASTIC DETECTIVE LABYRINTH and YONDEMASUYU YO, AZAZEL-SAN; Upcoming SENGOKU COLLECTION Release; and Exclusive Release of MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM UC (UNICORN), Part 4 Anime Expo 2014: New License and Project Announcements GRIMES, Iowa, July 5, 2014 – Several new anime licenses were announced by […]

"Clarence" Creator Skyler Page Dismissed from Cartoon Network Over Sexual Assault Allegations

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Cartoon Network has dismissed Skyler Page, creator and show-runner for the new show Clarence, over allegations of sexual assault and erratic behavior due to long-running mental health issues. Allegations began appearing on Twitter and other social media outlets last Tuesday and Wednesday (summarized by Cartoon Brew and The Beat). Clarence is expected to continue production […]

PR: Aardman and Johnny Fearless create new campaign for Imperial War Museums (IWM)

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Aardman and Johnny Fearless create new campaign for Imperial War Museums (IWM) 7th July, 2014 – Aardman and ad agency Johnny Fearless have created a new film and campaign to promote IWM London and the new First World War Galleries (opening 19 July) and to commemorate the First World War Centenary. The 90-second film, “Flight […]

PR: SpongeBob Dons Denim As Ambassador For 'Jeans For Genes'

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Jeans for Genes is pleased to announce TV favourite SpongeBob SquarePants as its character ambassador for this year’s appeal. Swapping his iconic brown trousers in favour of a pair of denim ones, SpongeBob SquarePants, along with his friends Patrick Star, Gary the Snail and Sandy Cheeks will undergo a denim makeover to encourage people to […]

Bob Hastings, Commissioner Gordon Voice Actor, 1925 - 2014

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Actor Bob Hastings passed away on June 30, 2014, at the age of 89. Hastings was suffering from his third bout with pancreatic cancer in 15 years at the time of his passing. The actor was probably best known as the voice of Archie Andrews on the radio from the end of World War II […]

FUNimation Acquires "FREE! - Eternal Summer"

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FUNimation Entertainment acquires FREE!- Eternal Summer Flower Mound, TX –(6/27/14)- FUNimation Entertainment announced today at that it has acquired simulcast and home video rights for Free! -Eternal Summer-, the new continuation of the hit swimming anime that made waves across the internet. Episode one will premiere this coming Wednesday, July 2, at 11:30 AM EST […]

NPR Profiles Optimus Prime Voice Actor Peter Cullen

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National Public Radio has interviewed veteran voice actor Peter Cullen, focusing primarily on his role as Autobot leader Optimus Prime in multiple Transformers TV shows and movies, including the fourth installment of the feature film series that was released last week. Among other topics, Cullen discusses how he discovered his talents in voice acting while […]

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