Deadline.com reports that 20th Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios have cast a number of celebrity actors for voice acting roles in Epic, a new 3-D CGI animated feature slated for release on May 24, 2013. Beyonce Knowles will play Queen Tara, with Colin Farrell as Ronin, The Hunger Games‘ Josh Hutcherson as Nod, […]
"The Simpsons" Episode "Cape Feare" Used as Basis for Expermental Theater "Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play"
The New York Times has taken a look at Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play, a stage show by the Civilians that uses The Simpsons episode “Cape Feare” as a central element, as survivors of a global power outage that destroys nearly all of the United States commit the episode to memory. The play examines the […]
After the May 20, 2012, season finale for The Simpsons, an ad announced that a new 3D Simpsons short film will be screened before Ice Age: Continental Drift, the fourth Ice Age film which will be released to theaters on July 13, 2012. Titled “The Longest Daycare,” the new Simpsons short will center on Maggie […]
Fox has placed a presentation order for Working Class Hero, a new animated comedy series starring Patton Oswalt. The series premise has superheroes working as low-paid government agents. It will be executive produced by Mike Barker of American Dad, who will co-write with American Dad contributors Brent Woods and Jordan Blum. [Source: Deadline Hollywood, via […]
Recently Oscar-nominated composer Sergio Mendes has said that a Rio sequel “looks like it’s going to happen” according to an article from EW.com. The new film is thought to be focused on the upcoming 2014 World Cup which will take place in Brazil. The first movie raked in 465 million dollars globally and looks to […]
FX has released the following preview for “El Contador,” next week’s premiere episode of Archer: PLOT SYNOPSIS: Cyril is promoted to field agent, while Malory institutes a strict drug-testing policy. Neither of which sit well with the staff of ISIS. Archer airs on Thursdays at 10:00 PM (ET/PT) on FX.
FX has released a new clip from the season 3 premiere of Archer: In addition, the following new TV spots have been released: “ROLLING” “CAR CHASE” “LONGEST YARD” Archer season 3 premieres on Thursday, January 19, 2012, at 10:00 PM (ET/PT) on FX. For more details, check out Toonzone News’ review of the season 3 […]
At the semi-annual Television Critics press tour, Fox president of entertainment Kevin Reilly and chairman of Fox Broadcasting Peter Rice announced an initiative to launch a late-night animated programming block for Saturday nights to begin in January 2013. The initiative will create up to 50 pieces of animation a year, running 11- or 22-minutes in […]
The Chicago Tribune has spoken with actor Jon Heder about the upcoming Napoleon Dynamite TV series, discussing how the series came about, why opt for an animated series over a live-action one, where the series is set in the timeline presented in the movie, and how he feels about playing the title character. The show […]