Posts Tagged ‘Fox’

"Futurama: Bender’s Game" Announced

by SB20xxon August 5, 2008
Bender’s Game, the third Futurama direct-to-video film, will be released on 11/4/08 for both DVD ($29.98) and Blu-ray ($39.98). Special features include a commentary track, a storyboard animatic, Futurama Genetics Lab, Dungeons & Dragons & Futurama featurette, How to Draw Futurama in 83 Easy Steps, 3D models featurette, a deleted scene, bloopers, Bender’s Anti-Piracy warning, […]

NY Times on "Horton Hears a Who" DVD Marketing Push; DVD Streets Dec. 9, 2008

by Ed Liuon July 28, 2008
The New York Times examines the upcoming marketing push by 20th Century Fox for the DVD release of the Horton Hears a Who feature film (free registration required). The article notes how Horton will appear in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, as a plush toy in Macy’s stores, with L’Oreal hair care products, and in […]

"The Simpsons" Season 11 DVD in October

by SB20xxon July 23, 2008
Fox announced the release date of the 11th season of The Simpsons. The 4-disc DVD set is scheduled for 10/7/08. *7/23/08 Update: Special features include commentary on every episode, deleted scenes, A Line From Matt Groening, The Many Faces of… (D’oh), Animation Showcase, and commercials. The limited edition packaging will be a Krusty the Clown […]

"Family Guy" Freakin’ Sweet Party Pack Announced

by SB20xxon July 23, 2008
Fox announced the Family Guy Freakin’ Sweet Party Pack, which is exactly the same as the Freakin’ Party Pack from 2007, but also contains the episode “Blue Harvest”, the upcoming volume 6 set, and American Dad volume 1. The packaging is slightly different as well. It’s priced at $169.98 and contains over 100 episodes spread […]

"Family Guy" Vol. 6 Announced

by SB20xxon July 22, 2008
The sixth volume of the Fox animated series Family Guy has a release date. The 3-disc set will be released on 10/21/08 for $39.98. 7/22/08 Update: The episodes included are the following: – No Meals on Wheels – Boys Do Cry – No Chris Left Behind – It Takes a Village Idiot, And I Married […]

Groening on "Simpsons Movie" Sequel

by Ed Liuon July 17, 2008
The Daily News reports on comments made by Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening at the Television Critics Association panel in Los Angeles, CA, where he stated that there will be a second Simpsons movie, although he has “no idea when,” adding, “The first one took us four years – mainly because we don’t like […]

Kevin Michael Richardson, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long Join "Cleveland Show" Voice Cast

by Ed Liuon July 14, 2008
Variety is reporting that Kevin Michael Richardson, Sanaa Lathan, and Nia Long will be joining the cast of The Cleveland Show, the Family Guy spinoff show announced earlier this year. Richardson will provide the voice of Lester, described as a white redneck who lives next door to the black title character Cleveland Brown. Lathan will […]

NY Times on "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Marketing Efforts

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2008
The New York Times takes a look at how the marketing and merchandising for Star Wars: The Clone Wars is ramping up in advance of the debut of the movie in August and the TV series later this year (free registration required). The article notes several of Lucasfilm’s partners for The Clone Wars, including Toys […]

"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" News from Wizard World Chicago

by Ed Liuon June 30, 2008
Comic Book Resources has posted a report of the Lucasfilm panel from this past weekend’s Wizard World Chicago convention. Hosted by Steve Sansweet, Lucasfilm’s Head of Fan Relations, the panel focused heavily on the upcoming Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series and movie, with video comments from director Dave Filoni. They also noted that […]

Fox Working on Animated "McKenzie Brothers"

by Dan Collinson June 17, 2008
The Hollywood Reporter reports that Fox has teamed up with Canada’s Global Television to work on The Animated Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie. The toon is based on the popular SCTV characters played by Rick Moranis (Ghostbusters and Honey, I Shrunk the Kids) and Dave Thomas. So far, Global has ordered 13 episodes for […]