Posts Tagged ‘Fox’

Kanye West and Taraji P. Henson Record for "The Cleveland Show"

by Ed Liuon March 18, 2009
Rap star Kanye West and Oscar-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson have both recorded voices for an episode of The Cleveland Show, according to a report from People. Executive producer Mike Henry noted that West was a longtime Family Guy fan, leading to his guest spot as “Kenny West,” the enemy of Cleveland Jr. The episode, […]

"Family Guy" Wins Court Case Over Song

by Dan Collinson March 16, 2009
Reuters reports that the creators of Family Guy did not infringe any copyright to the Oscar-winning song “When You Wish Upon a Star” according to a U.S. District Court judge. Bourne Co., the U.S. copyright owner of the song made famous in Walt Disney’s “Pinocchio,” sued Fox Broadcasting Co., creator Seth MacFarlane, producers and Cartoon […]

"Family Guy" Vol. 7 Coming in June

by Classic Speedyon March 11, 2009
3/11 Update: Fox has planned Family Guy‘s seventh DVD set for a 6/16/09 release date. The 3-disc set will cost $39.98 and includes 13 episodes. Special features are audio commentaries on every episode, 29 deleted scenes, animatics (w/optional commentary), Family Guy Cribz, Take Me Out to pLace Tonight, Family Guy Art Show, and ComicCon 2008 […]

"Marmaduke" Jumps from Comic Strip to Big Screen

by Ed Liuon March 9, 2009
The Hollywood Reporter is stating that the comic strip Marmaduke will be moving from the newspaper page to the big screen, as Fox has tapped director Tom Dey to develop a feature-film adaptation to headline the famed Great Dane. There is no current statement whether the movie will be live-action, animated, or a hybrid akin […]

CBR on "Sit Down, Shut Up" Panel at Wondercon

by Ed Liuon March 4, 2009
Comic Book Resources covered the Sit Down, Shut Up panel at last weekend’s Wondercon in San Francisco. The new animated TV show will be premiering on Fox later this year, with executive producer Mitch Hurwitz (Arrested Development) hosting the panel along with executive producer Josh Weinstein, and actors Will Arnett, Kenan Thompson, Tom Kenny, and […]

CNN Interviews Matt Groening on "Futurama" Future

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2009
CNN has interviewed Matt Groening about the fourth and final Futurama direct-to-video movie, Into the Wild Green Yonder, and about the potential for more Futurama in the future. Groening stated with a laugh, “We’re having discussions and there is some enthusiasm but I can’t tell if it’s just me.” He also discusses why he moved […]

"Simpsons" Enters Record Books with Two-Season Renewal

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2009
Fox has renewed The Simpsons for another 2 seasons, meaning it will surpass Gunsmoke as the longest-running TV series. The Simpsons tied the record this year as it began its 20th season, and will actually break the record next season. During its long run on the air, the series has won a Peabody award and […]

"American Dad" Vol. 4 Coming in April

by Classic Speedyon February 11, 2009
2/11 Update: American Dad‘s fourth DVD set is scheduled to hit stores on 4/28/09 and will be three discs. The price is $39.98 again. Extras will include commentary on all 14 episodes and deleted scenes. The included episodes are: – Tearjerker – Oedipal Panties – Widowmaker – Red October Sky – Office Spaceman – Stanny […]

"Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder" Premieres at NY Comic Con on Feb 6

by Ed Liuon January 27, 2009
The fourth Futurama direct-to-video movie, Into the Wild Green Yonder, will be debuting at this year’s New York Comic Con on February 6, 2009, at 5:30 PM in the IGN Theater at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The plot synopsis posted on the NY Comic Con “Medium at Large” weblog states: “All the other […]

"Sit Down, Shut Up" to Premiere on April 19, 2009

by Ed Liuon January 15, 2009
Fox will premiere its new animated comedy series Sit Down, Shut Up on April 19, 2009, at 8:30 PM (7:30 PM Central time). The comedy series is based on a live-action Australian sitcom about a dysfunctional school, and was adapted by Arrested Development‘s Mitch Hurwitz. Cast members include Will Arnett, Jason Bateman, Kristin Chenoweth, Will […]