Posts Tagged ‘Voice Acting’

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 […]

Dee Bradley Baker Interviewed by Burbank Leader on "Handy Manny," "Clone Wars"

by Ed Liuon February 9, 2010
Voice actor Dee Bradley Baker is the subject of a profile in the Burbank Leader. Topics discussed include his role as the grouchy screwdriver Turner in Handy Manny, his role as all the clone troopers in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and how his kids are getting better at identifying which voices are his when […]

Toonzone Interviews Rick Wasserman on Voicing "Planet Hulk"

by Ed Liuon February 2, 2010
Over the years, there have been many actors who have portrayed Marvel’s Incredible Hulk on screens large and small. Rick D. Wasserman can now join their ranks as the voice of the Hulk in Planet Hulk, a new direct-to-video movie from Marvel Animation Studios now available on DVD, Blu-ray disc, and various on-demand services. The […]

R.I.P. Daisuke Gôri (1952-2010)

by Jacob T. Paschalon January 18, 2010
Japanese voice actor Daisuke Gôri (real name Yoshio Nagahori) was found dead on January 17, 2010, with blood dripping from his wrist. A knife and last will were found nearby leading the police to investigate the death as a suicide. The deep voiced Mr. Gôri was well known by Dragon Ball fans for his roles […]

Variety on Absent Awards for Voice Actors

by Ed Liuon January 15, 2010
Variety has taken note of the lack of recognition for voice acting performances even as all types of animated movies gain traction at the box office and among awards voters. The article quotes veteran actor Keith David, who portrayed a cat in the stop-motion Coraline and the villainous Dr. Facilier in the hand-drawn The Princess […]

Toonzone Presents: A Roundtable Interview with Adam Reed & Aisha Tyler on "Archer"

by Ed Liuon January 14, 2010
Toonzone News was able to participate in an hourlong roundtable interview over the phone with Adam Reed, creator of Sealab 2021 and Frisky Dingo, about his new show Archer, premiering on FX on January 14, 2010. With him was Aisha Tyler, actor and comedian who plays Agent Lana Kane. AHMAD CHILDRESS/CRAVE ONLINE: I was wondering […]

World’s Finest Interviews James Tucker on "Batman: The Brave and the Bold"

by Ed Liuon December 18, 2009
The World’s Finest Online has posted an interview with producer James Tucker to look back at the first year of Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Among other topics, Tucker discusses how true the show has stayed to how he envisioned it, personal highlights of the first season, and some minor hints about what to […]

Marvel Animation Age Interviews Joshua Fine on Season 1 of "Wolverine & the X-Men"

by Ed Liuon December 18, 2009
The Marvel Animation Age website has posted part 1 of a 3-part interview with associate producer Joshua Fine about season 1 of Wolverine and the X-Men. In this part of the interview, Fine discusses how the season was roadmapped from the start, the surprises that happened along the way, and more. The interview contains spoilers […]

William Baldwin on Voicing the Dark Knight for "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths"

by Ed Liuon December 17, 2009
Actor William Baldwin is the latest subject of a press release interview from Warner Home Video in conjunction with the upcoming release of Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths on DVD and Blu-ray disc. Baldwin is the latest actor to portray Batman, and in the interview, he discusses how close he came to being a […]

New "G.I. Joe" and "Transformers" Cartoon Series Being Cast

by Ed Liuon December 14, 2009
In an interview with the moonbase2 website, voice actor Michael Bell stated that he has auditioned for a new 26-episode G.I. Joe cartoon for the part of “General Hawk,” and also stated that casting is also on-going for a new Transformers cartoon as General Fowler and Ratchet. No other news about either series has been […]