Posts Tagged ‘Voice Acting’

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 […]

LA Times on Voice Actors and the Video Game Industry

by Ed Liuon December 7, 2009
The Los Angeles Times has examined the dilemma facing many voice actors today: work in the video game industry is growing incredibly quickly, but many performers feel that their pay for the work is not keeping pace with the industry’s growth (free registration required). Unlike animation voice work, which will often pay residuals, most video […]

Voice Actor for a Weekend: Top 5 More Lessons from Bob Bergen’s Advanced Class

by Ed Liuon December 5, 2009
Last year, I took a beginner voice acting class with Bob Bergen when he brought it to New York City, and had so much fun doing it that I wanted to take his advanced class this year. Luckily, taking Bob’s class last year fooled him into thinking that I was qualified for the advanced class. […]

Toons of the 2000s: Anime That Still Haven’t Made It To America

by Karl Olsonon December 4, 2009
Go back to the Toons of the 2000s Intro. For a decade of anime that was defined by paying top-dollar for mid-season licenses and co-productions, a surprising number of gems haven’t made it to America yet, and post-crash, they may never get a proper release here. So, the blog staff and I set about trying […]

"Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths" Cast Announced, Release Date February 23, 2010

by Ed Liuon November 24, 2009
Warner Home Video has announced that Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, the latest DC direct-to-video animated movie, will be released on February 23, 2010 in the usual 1- and 2-disc DVD sets and Blu-ray disc, as well as through various on-demand and downloadable formats. In the movie, the iconic heroes of the Justice League […]

Voice Actor Chris Rager Hospitalized

by Jacob T. Paschalon November 23, 2009
Voice actor Chris Rager, known for his work on dubs by FUNimation Entertainment (including Dragon Ball Z‘s Mr. Satan), has reportedly been hospitalized after running out of gas late on November 10 near President George Bush Turnpike and Preston Road. Rager’s condition has improved, but he remains on ventilation. We wish Mr. Rager a speedy […]

‘Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths’ Writer and Cast Interviewed

by Craig Crumptonon November 19, 2009
The recent print edition of “Life Story: Film Fantasy” magazine has buried in it a feature article on the upcoming “Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths” animated film from Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation. The “collectors edition” of this magazine focuses heavily on the “Twilight: New Moon” feature film and the Justice […]

Bob Bergen Advanced Voice Over Class in NYC on Dec 5-6, 2009

by Ed Liuon October 21, 2009
Voice actor Bob Bergen will be returning to New York City to teach his advanced voice-over acting workshop on December 5-6, 2009. In the class, Bergen does a mock “audition and casting” of a cartoon where day 1 involves auditioning for up to 15 characters, after which Bergen will cast the show. Day 2 will […]

Cast in Plastic: Toon Zone Interviews Michael Bell on Being "Plastic Man"

by Replikon Xumon October 20, 2009
Michael Bell is one of the most prominent actors and voice-over actors working today, with hundreds of roles in films and television that literally far outweighs the careers of his compatriots on the Screen Actors Guild board (as you will understand in a moment). He also lent (okay, sold) his voice to numerous video games, […]