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Toonzone Interviews Phil LaMarr on the Return of "Futurama"

Animation fans know him as Samurai Jack, Green Lantern John Stewart of the Justice League, Senator Bail Organa on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Roger “Booda” Sack on King of the Hill, and Wilt of Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends. You might also recognize him from his on-camera appearances on the MADtv sketch comedy show, […]

Comedy Central Preps New Toons; "Futurama" Returns

Comedy Central’s development slate for 2010-2011 includes three new animated comedies and the return of Futurama, the network announced yesterday. The half-hour animated comedy JC has Jesus Christ trying to escape from the shadow of his “all-powerful yet apathetic” father by returning to Earth and living in New York City. Brian Boyle of American Dad […]

"Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder" Premieres on Comedy Central Aug 30, 2009

Comedy Central will be debuting the fourth Futurama direct-to-video movie Into the Wild Green Yonder on August 30, 2009, as four half-hour episodes starting at 9:00 PM (time zone not specified, presumed to be Eastern). In the same announcement, Comedy Central repeated that 26 new episodes of Futurama will begin airing in 2010. (via TZ […]

Updated: 'Futurama' Voice Cast *WILL* Return for New Episodes in 2010

The Hollywood Reporter is stating that new actors are being auditioned for the Futurama cast for the return of the show on Comedy Central in 2010. 20th Century Fox TV issued a statement saying that they could not meet the salary demands of the original cast members John DiMaggio, Maurice LaMarche, Billy West, Tress MacNeille […]

New Episodes of "Futurama" Coming to Comedy Central

Taking a play off Family Guy’s playbook, The Hollywood Reporter reports that Comedy Central is ordering 26 episodes of Futurama to be aired in mid-2010. The new episodes will pick up after the 4th DTV movie, Into the Wild Green Yonder left off. As with Family Guy, 20th Century Fox Television has the right to […]

"Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder" Hits Comedy Central on April 26, 2009

Comedy Central has announced that they will be airing the fourth Futurama direct-to-video movie Into the Wild Green Yonder on Sunday, April 26, 2009, at 9:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). The movie follows the crew of the Planet Express as a new green age is threatened by the emergence of an ancient force of darkness and Amy’s […]

Newsarama Interviews David X. Cohen on "Futurama"

Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed David X. Cohen, producer and writer for Futurama, about the latest direct-to-video movie, Into the Wild Green Yonder, and the possibility of more Futurama in the future. Cohen states, “The good news is there seems to be a genuine fact that the powers that be at Fox are discussing more […]

CNN Interviews Matt Groening on "Futurama" Future

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 […]

"Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder" Ends with a Whimper

Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder is the fourth and final Futurama direct-to-video movie, and the last that fans can expect to see of the show for now. It probably comes with an unfair load of expectations; unfortunately, it doesn’t come close to meeting them. It is still a funny, well-made, and well-animated movie that […]

"Futurama: Bender's Game" Gets DTVs Back in the Saddle

Disappointment seemed to be the general reaction to the second Futurama direct-to-video movie, The Beast with a Billion Backs (read our review here). As a result, it’s a little hard to completely filter out how much lowered expectations will affect one’s reaction to Bender’s Game, the third of four direct-to-video movies that will act as […]

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