Welcome to Background Noise, where we get totally obsessive about stuff and reveal things you might have missed in your favorite animated entertainment. This entry will take a look at Disney’s Big Hero 6, now available on DVD, Blu-ray, and via iTunes, Disney Movies Anywhere, and other digital services. These are the kinds of observations I’d have hoped […]
Actor Tom Ellis [“Rush”] has been tabbed to play the lead role in the Fox pilot, “Lucifer”. Ellis will play the DC comic book character who leaves his underground abode for the sunnier climate of modern-day Los Angeles where he assists the police – sorta – by dishing out punishments to criminals. “Lucifer” is expected […]
The CBS pilot episode for “Supergirl” is adding a couple new cast members – Chyler Leigh [“Grey’s Anatomy”] and David Harewood [“Homeland”]. Starring Melissa Benoist in the lead role and with Calista Flockhart [“Ally McBeal”] playing media magnate Cat Grant, Leigh will play Alexandra Danvers, Supergirl’s sister, while Harewood plays a former CIA agent who […]
The newly released poster for the upcoming “Avengers: Age of Ultron” movie [release date: May 1, 2015] features Ultron’s drone army encircling the core group of Avengers while a mysterious caped figure – thought to be Vision, Tony Stark/Iron Man’s artificial intelligence butler – is blotted out by the sun.
Actress Calista Flockhart [“Ally McBeal”] will play media magnate Cat Grant in the upcoming “Supergirl” pilot that will air on CBS later this year. Flockhart’s character is based on the DC comics “Supergirl” storyline and has her as Supergirl’s boss at the media company. Flockhart most recently played Ellen Kelly-O’Rourke on “Full Circle”.
The award ceremony for the 87th annual Academy Awards is about to be broadcast at 8:30 PM Eastern Time on ABC, and once again Toonzone will be doing a liveblog for animation-related things tonight. Once again we have five nominees for the Best Animated Feature award and for Best Animated Short Film as well. This […]