Posts Tagged ‘Voice Acting’

John DiMaggio on Being the Joker for "Batman: Under the Red Hood"

by Ed Liuon May 26, 2010
Warner Home Video has released the first press release interview in conjunction with the upcoming direct-to-video animated movie Batman: Under the Red Hood. The subject is John DiMaggio, known to animation fans as Bender in Futurama, Dr. Drakken in Kim Possible, and Aquaman in Batman: The Brave and the Bold. DiMaggio will portray the Joker […]

JEM! Voice Actor Samantha Newark Performing in Atlanta May 1st

by Craig Crumptonon April 26, 2010
Voice Actors in the News reports that Samantha Newark (JEM! and the Holograms, Transformers) will be performing live in concert on Saturday, May 1st at 8:00 PM as part of the “Free Comic Book Day” festivities at Galactic Quest comic shop in Lawrenceville, GA. Please visit for event location and details.

Michael Pataki, Voice Actor, 1938 – 2010

by Maxie Zeuson April 22, 2010
Michael Pataki, who voiced George Liquor in John Kricsfalusi’s Ren and Stimpy cartoons, has passed away. He was 72. Pataki was a long-time character actor with numerous television credits to his name. In recent decades he also lent his voice to Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures as “The Cow” and to Batman: The Animated Series […]

Anaheim Comic Con 2010: A Chat with Actor Phil LaMarr

by Jeffrey Harrison April 20, 2010
Phil LaMarr is a long-time veteran of animation and acting for the better part of two decades. On the live action end of the spectrum, Phil LaMarr was one of the featured cast members of the sketch comedy series, MADTV, and also appeared in Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction. In animation, LaMarr has done time in […]

Allen Swift, Voice Actor, 1924 – 2010

by Ed Liuon April 19, 2010
Cartoon Brew reports that voice actor Allen Swift passed away at the age of 86 after a series of health-related issues that have been on-going for several years. Swift (born Ira Stadlen) provided the voice of Simon Bar-Sinister in Underdog and most of the characters in the 1960’s puppet TV show Diver Dan. He also […]

Orson Welles to Narrate CG/Live-Action Hybrid Movie Posthumously

by Ed Liuon March 29, 2010
A recently discovered vocal narration track recorded by the late Orson Welles will be used as the basis for Christmas Tails, a 3-D live-action/CGI animated movie being produced by Drac Studios (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), according to a report in the Hollywood Reporter. Welles, who passed away in 1985, recorded the track as […]

Toonzone Interviews Bill Farmer, Michael-Leon Wooley, & Jennifer Cody @ D23 Party

by Jeffrey Harrison March 20, 2010
D23 Anniversary Party (photo by Jeffrey Harris) On March 10, the Walt Disney Company held a private party for D23 members at the Disneyland theme park in Anaheim to commemorate the first anniversary of D23. After the park closed, Disney held a special ceremony at the magic castle. Then the Disney staff allowed members to […]

Daily Record Talks with John Ratzenberger on Pixar, "Cheers," and Bagpipes

by Ed Liuon February 24, 2010
Scotland’s Daily Record has posted a brief profile on John Ratzenberger, focusing heavily on his 15-year career as a voice on every single Pixar feature film made to date, as well as on his past life as the barfly Cliff Claven on the hit sitcom Cheers and his sideline playing the side drum with a […]

Gina Torres on Being Superwoman for "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths"

by Ed Liuon February 23, 2010
Warner Home Video has released another press release interview in conjunction with the release of Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths on DVD, Blu-ray, and On Demand services. The subject of this interview is Gina Torres, the actor who puts a sexy spin on the evil Superwoman. Among other topics, Torres reveals the ways that […]

Sakura Con 2010 announces Mayumi Tanaka as Guest of Honor

by Jacob T. Paschalon February 16, 2010
Sakura Con has confirmed via their website that Mayumi Tanaka will be the guest of honor for their 2010 convention. Tanaka is well known for her roles in various Japanese animation including Dragon Ball, One Piece, and Castle in the Sky. Sakura Con will run across the weekend of April 2-4, 2010, at the Washington […]