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. […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]