"Batman: Brave and the Bold" Interviews with Blue Beetles, Old and New

by Ed Liuon January 29, 2009’s PULSE News has interviewed Wil Wheaton about voicing Ted Kord, the Silver Age Blue Beetle, in Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Among other topics, Wheaton compares working on the show as a comic book fan to the guest stars on Star Trek: The Next Generation who were Star Trek fans, what it was […]

CNN Interviews Dick Van Dyke on "Mary Poppins"

by Ed Liuon January 29, 2009
CNN has posted an edited transcript of an interview with Dick Van Dyke, focusing primarily on his work on Mary Poppins. Van Dyke discusses how he landed the role of Bert the chimney sweep due to an interview he gave regarding entertainment of the era, the ribbing he gets for his Cockney accent in the […]

"Princess and the Frog" Previewed at Red Stick International Animation Festival

by Ed Liuon January 29, 2009
AWN’s Animation Blogspot has examined the preview of Disney’s The Princess and the Frog which was shown at the Ink and Paint Club luncheon in Baton Rouge, LA, in advance of the Red Stick International Animation Festival. Emily Hoppe, senior manager of creative marketing at Walt Disney Animation Studios, discussed the role Disney and The […]

Telegraph Profiles John Lasseter: "I Got Rid of Idiot Executives"

by Ed Liuon January 29, 2009
The Telegraph spoke with Disney/Pixar chief creative officer John Lasseter, who was in London earlier this month to promote Bolt in advance of its opening in the United Kingdom. Lasseter speaks freely of his aim to make Disney Animation “a filmmaker’s studio” again, saying, “I got rid of idiot executives” who valued making money over […]

Seattle Times on "Waltz with Bashir"

by Ed Liuon January 29, 2009
The Seattle Times has profiled the Israeli animated documentary film Waltz with Bashir, interviewing its director Ari Folman over the phone. Based on Folman’s own experiences as a soldier in the Israeli Army during the 1982 Lebanon war, Folman discusses why he turned interviews with fellow veterans into animated footage, how breaking through his own […]

"Dragon Ball Z" Season 7: A Pause That Refreshes

by Dens Marison January 28, 2009
The seventh season of Dragon Ball Z does more than just fit between the sixth and eighth seasons of the show: it’s an essential bridge between the Cell Games and the Buu Saga, and as such brings you up to speed with the Z Warriors’ lives seven years after their climactic battle with Cell. While […]

"Teen Titans" to Debut on Boomerang on February 2, 2009

by Ed Liuon January 28, 2009
Cartoon Network has just issued a press release stating that Teen Titans will begin airing on the Boomerang network starting Monday, February 2, 2009. The show about a quintet of DC Comics teenage superheroes will air Monday-Friday at 10:30 PM (Eastern/Pacific) as part of the “Boomeraction” programming block, which also includes Justice League and The […]

PR: Teen Titans to Get Hero’s Welcome on Boomerang

by Ed Liuon January 28, 2009
Teen Titans to Get Hero’s Welcome on Boomerang Beloved Cartoon Network program premieres Monday, Feb. 2 at 10:30 p.m. (ET) Fighting for truth, justice and the last slice of pizza, the D.C. Comics Teen Titans are five super heroes who are living proof that you’re never too young to save the planet. The animated series […]

Nathan Fillion Discusses Voicing Steve Trevor in "Wonder Woman"

by Ed Liuon January 28, 2009
Warner Brothers Animation has released another interview in conjunction with the upcoming Wonder Woman direct-to-video animated movie. This latest interview is with Nathan Fillion, the actor who plays Col. Steve Trevor in the movie. Fillion discusses the challenges and preconceptions he had in bringing Trevor to life, noting that, “I think I’ve carved out a […]

PR: Nathan Fillion Discusses Voicing Steve Trevor for "Wonder Woman"

by Ed Liuon January 28, 2009
ACTOR NATHAN FILLION, STAR OF UPCOMING ABC SERIES “CASTLE,” DISCUSSES VOICING STEVE TREVOR FOR “WONDER WOMAN,” THE NEXT DC UNIVERSE ANIMATED ORIGINAL MOVIE (click on any of the images below to enlarge) Nathan Fillion (pictured with casting/dialogue director Andrea Romano) was a featured panelist at San Diego Comic-Con in 2008, where he discussed his upcoming […]