T-Boz Joins Cast of Cartoon Network Series from André Benjamin
Cartoon Network has announced that Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, lead singer of TLC, will join the cast of the upcoming animated series created and executive produced by André Benjamin (André 3000 of OutKast) and Tom Lynch (Romeo!). The primetime half-hour series features a group of musically gifted kids and an unlikely visitor who brings sunshine to their lives. T-Boz will voice one of the musically gifted students. André Benjamin will also lend his voice to a character in the series. Also joining the cast are veteran voice actors Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants, Camp Lazlo); Crystal Scales (Static Shock, The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron); Jennifer Hale (Samurai Jack, The Powerpuff Girls); Janice Kawaye (Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi); and Jeff Glen Bennett (Johnny Bravo, Camp Lazlo).
The series is produced by Cartoon Network in conjunction with the Tom Lynch Co. and André Benjamin’s production company, Moxie Turtle. Twelve half-hour episodes and a one-hour premiere are being produced at Cartoon Network Studios in Burbank, California. Benjamin and Lynch serve as executive producers. Benjamin provides voices and musical direction for the show.
The series is scheduled to debut this fall. The show title will be announced at a later date.
[Source: Cartoon Network]