The Sci Fi Wire reports that Academy Award nominee Robert Downey Jr. will don the metal armor in Iron Man. The movie is based on the Marvel Comics character, and will be directed by Jon Favreau (Elf). Downey will play the role of billionaire Tony Stark, who designs an armored suit that gives him super […]
Daily Variety reports that Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions is teaming with “TV Funhouse” creator Robert Smigel for “Animals,” an animated comedy that’s been sold to Fox Broadcasting. Sandler’s company is also partnering with 20th Century Fox TV on the half-hour show. “Animals” will be a parody of suburban life, with critters filling in for […]
Marvel Animation Age has recently added it’s Fantastic Four: World’s Greatest Heroes sub-section and has unveiled the episode loglines for the rest of the season. Click on the link above to see what’s coming up in this season of Fantastic Four.
ComicBookResources.com has spoken to Matt Silverstein and Dave Jeser, the co-creators of Comedy Central’s Drawn Together, which puts a variety of animation archetypes together into a reality TV show. The pair discuss the characters on the show and what’s coming up in season 3 of the show, which begins airing in October.
St. Louis radio personality Paul Harris has posted an audio file of his recent interview with voice actor Billy West, who spoke about the state of Futurama on Comedy Central and some of the unpleasant experiences he’s had as a voice actor. The file is in MP3 format. (via Mark Evanier’s weblog)
USA Today‘s Pop Candy weblog has published an interview with Peter Cullen, best known to animation fans as the voice of The Transformers’ Optimus Prime. Cullen delves into how he landed the role, the influences that he pulls in for his performance, and the status of his role as the voice of Optimus Prime in […]
It’s not an all too rare thing to see a series go slowly down the drain. In fact, it seems to be part and parcel of television; waiting for that tragic moment when one’s favorite show starts to trip, slip and then proceed to full on tumble right into the gaping chasm of cancellation canyon. […]
Saturday morning’s tradition of taking the summer’s big movie and creating an animated spin off is practically as old as the blockbuster itself. It’s never something I’ve really had a problem with – a lot of my favourite cartoons have been created because of movies. Kids WB! attempted something new this time… oh wait, no […]
With Teen Titans now finished and Robin’s rights now free to use, The Boy Wonder has finally made his debut in The Batman, starting with this season’s premiere. Now, I’ve loved Robin since I can remember – I know a lot of fans aren’t impressed with Robin’s role in the mythos and preferred their Dark […]
Keeping with the recent pattern of releasing two Simpsons season sets per year, The Simpsons: The Complete Ninth Season will be released on December 19th. All 25 episodes from season 9 will be available on the 4 disc set. Bonus material is also expected. [Source: TVShowsOnDVD.com ]