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Lin-Manuel Miranda Ducktales

Lin-Manuel Miranda Adds Superhero Duck Voiceover for “DuckTales” to Resume

by Ed Liuon May 22, 2017
Variety reports that Lin-Manuel Miranda will be joining the cast of Disney XD’s upcoming reboot of DuckTales, set to premiere this summer. The multi-talented actor, playwright, composer (Hamilton, Moana), and self-proclaimed DuckTales aficionado will voice Gizmoduck, a superhero whose secret identity is Fenton Crackshell-Cabrera, an intern for Scrooge McDuck’s personal mad scientist Gyro Gearloose. Mr. […]
Ben 10 2016

Cartoon Network Picks Up Second Season of “Ben 10,” Preps Mobile and Console Games

by Ed Liuon May 22, 2017
Cartoon Network Expands Ben 10 Universe with Season Two Pick Up and New Mobile and Console Games Today, Cartoon Network announced that the hit series Ben 10 has been renewed for a second season following the successful global launch about the boy with a mysterious watch. Since its U.S. premiere in April, Ben 10 has […]

Powers Boothe

Powers Boothe, Actor, 1948 – 2017

by Dan Collinson May 15, 2017
Superhero Hype has reported that actor Powers Boothe passed away on Sunday in his sleep from natural causes. He was 68. Boothe’s credits include the TV shows Phillip Marlowe, Private Eye, Deadwood, 24, Nashville, Hatfields & McCoys, and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. His film credits include Red Dawn, Tombstone, Nixon, The Avengers, and was best […]
Billy Dilley's Super-Duper Subterranean Summer

“Billy Dilley’s Super-Duper Subterranean Summer” Premieres on Disney XD on June 3, 2017

by Ed Liuon May 10, 2017
BILLY DILLEY’S SUPER-DUPER SUBTERRANEAN SUMMER TO PREMIERE WITH MULTIPLE AIRINGS SATURDAY, JUNE 3, ON DISNEY XD — Emmy Award-Winning Director Aaron Springer (‘Mickey Mouse’ Cartoon Shorts) is Creator, Executive Producer and Voice of Billy Dilley — “Billy Dilley’s Super-Duper Subterranean Summer,” an animated comedy series from Emmy Award-winning director Aaron Springer (Disney’s “Mickey Mouse” cartoon […]

funimation

Could Funimation Be Purchased By Sony?

by Peter Paltridgeon May 4, 2017
The business website Bloomberg revealed today that entertainment giant Sony is considering making a bid to purchase US anime distributor Funimation. Sony isn’t alone either; Universal (a tiny division of Comcast) was also reportedly interested in acquiring Funimation, but has decided not to go through with it. Funi is involved with both companies: Universal is […]

Clarence Dollar Hunt

Clarence Canceled by Cartoon Network After 3 Seasons

by slaion April 13, 2017
The voice of Clarence himself, Spencer Rothbell, has confirmed on his blog that season 3 will be the last season of Clarence on Cartoon Network.  New episodes will continue to air through 2018.

The Boss Baby

“Smurfs” Underperforms at the Box Office as “Boss Baby” Takes Top Spot for Second Week

by Ed Liuon April 10, 2017
DreamWorks Animation SKG’s The Boss Baby has topped the box office charts in its second week of release with an estimated $26.3 million in ticket sales, bringing its domestic total just short of $90 million. The Boss Baby held off a challenge in the family film market by Sony Pictures Animation’s Smurfs: The Lost Village, […]

Veronica Taylor, Original Voice Of Ash Ketchum, To Attend MCM London Comic Con May 2017

by Grant Whiteon April 10, 2017
She voiced the hero of a generation kids in the late 90s, voicing Pokemon’s master in training Ash Ketchum as he ventured through regions including Kanto, the Orange Islands and Johto. Now voice actress Veronica Taylor sets out on a new quest  to earn the MCM badge at the ExCel in London this May. Veronica’s […]