Posts Tagged ‘Futurama’

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 […]

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

by Ed Liuon February 25, 2009
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

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2008
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 […]

Newsarama Hosts "Futurama: Bender’s Game" Video Clip

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2008
Newsarama has posted an exclusive video clip from Futurama: Bender’s Game, the latest direct-to-video Futurama movie. The movie will be available on DVD and Blu-ray disc tomorrow, November 4, 2008.

"Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs" Airs on Comedy Central Oct 19, 2008

by Ed Liuon September 26, 2008
Comedy Central will be airing the next Futurama direct-to-video movie, The Beast with a Billion Backs, on Sunday, October 19, 2008, at 8:00 PM (presumed Eastern). The feature picks up after Futurama: Bender’s Big Score, with a rip in the space-time continuum eventually disgorging an enormous, multi-tentacled alien beast. (via TZ member jlaking)

Newsarama Interviews David X. Cohen on Second "Futurama" DTV

by Ed Liuon July 17, 2008
Newsarama has interviewed David X. Cohen, executive producer of the newest Futurama direct-to-video movie The Beast with a Billion Backs. Cohen discusses how well the direct-to-videos have sold, why he thinks Futurama endures, what’s in store for the Leela/Fry relationship, and the nature of the direct-to-video animated movie market.

"Futurama: Beast with a Billion Backs" Has Some Performance Problems

by Ed Liuon June 25, 2008
The news that Matt Groening’s lesser-known animated comedy Futurama would be returning for four direct-to-DVD movies was cause for celebration among the show’s many fans, all of whom were richly rewarded for their patience last year with the first movie, Bender’s Big Score (reviewed here and here at Toon Zone News). Unfortunately, the follow-up movie, […]

Newsarama Interviews Billy West on "Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs" DTV

by Ed Liuon June 24, 2008
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed voice actor Billy West on his multiple roles in the newly released direct-to-video movie Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs. West discusses the latest plot twists in the on-going Leela/Fry relationship, the next two DTV Futurama movies, and his other upcoming projects.

Toon Zone Throwdown Round 4: Top 5 Comedy Fights

by on June 12, 2008
Here at Toon Zone News, we firmly believe that non-violent solutions to Real World problems are the ones that should be actively sought out and implemented. These solutions are harder to do, but if done correctly, they will tend to be more permanent, resulting in less ancillary suffering of innocent bystanders and more long-term happiness […]

"Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs" Arrives on DVD June 24, 2008

by Ed Liuon May 22, 2008
The next Futurama direct-to-video movie, The Beast with a Billion Backs, will be available at retailers on June 24, 2008. The movie will put Fry, Leela, Bender, and the rest of the crew at Planet Express in “a disturbing – yet sensuous – interplanetary love story” with a repulsive planet-sized creature. The DVD will be […]