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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]

"NY Times" and Newsarama on the Return of "Futurama" to DVD (UPDATED Nov 30, 2007)

The New York Times has FuturamaFuturama via the direct-to-DVD movie Bender’s Big Score (free registration required). The pair discuss how the DVD came to be after years of campaigning from the show staff and fans, how the economics of direct-to-DVD and the success of Futurama DVD boxed sets affected the decision, and how they exploited […]

Dwayne Carey-Hill and Claudia Katz on "Bender's Big Score"

Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed director Dwayne Carey-Hill and producer Claudia Katz about the production of Bender’s Big Score, the direct-to-DVD movie that resurrects Futurama from its network cancellation two years ago. The pair discuss how the project came to fruition, the convoluted plotline of the story, their relationship with creator Matt Groening and the […]

"Futurama: Bender's Big Score" Still a Winner for Casual Fans

I always enjoyed Futurama, but I never managed to get into the habit of watching it. I guess that means it’s all my damn fault it was canceled for disappointing ratings, so maybe this is an incredibly bad way to start off a review of the direct-to-video movie Futurama: Bender’s Big Score. I have ALWAYS […]

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