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LA’s Paley Center Hosts Hanna-Barbera 70th Anniversary Event and Exhibit

by Craig Crumptonon July 30, 2009
The Paley Center in Los Angeles, CA will be celebrating Yabba-Dabba-Doo! A 70th Anniversary Salute to Hanna-Barbera beginning with the opening of a gallery exhibit that runs from August 12 – September 20. The exhibit will feature a display of “photographs and artwork — a compilation of seventy years of hard work from the Hanna-Barbera […]

Craig Bartlett Talks ‘Dinosaur Train’

by Craig Crumptonon July 24, 2009
Hey Arnold! creator Craig Bartlett talks with voice actor Justin Shenkarow about his background, developing Hey Arnold!, the current state of animation, tips for aspiring animators, and the new PBS Kids’ show Dinosaur Train he’s producing with Jim Henson Productions. Here’s an excerpt: I started the idea of “Dinosaur Train” when my son Matt was […]

More ‘Batman/Superman: Public Enemies’ Details Revealed

by Craig Crumptonon July 23, 2009
Voice Actors in the News has posted highlights of a four-page feature article on Batman/Superman: Public Enemies in Life Story: Movie Magic Magazine which includes interviews with voice actors Kevin Conroy (Batman/Bruce Wayne), Tim Daly (Superman/Clark Kent), Clancy Brown (Lex Luthor), script writer Stan Berkowitz, and supervising producer Michael Goguen. The article reveals character and […]

Fox Auditioning Fans for ‘Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special’

by Craig Crumptonon July 23, 2009
Morgan Spurlock, Producer and Director of The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special — In 3-D! On Ice will be holding an open casting call “for real-life Simpsons” at the San Diego Comic-Con this Saturday, July 25th from 10 AM – 8 PM at the Marriott Hotel and Marina next to the convention center. Fans who resemble […]

Tara Strong Guests on ‘Batman: The Brave and the Bold’

by Craig Crumptonon July 23, 2009
Voice Actors in the News has posted a cast photo from a Batman: The Brave and the Bold recording session, courtesy of Tara Strong. Strong also mentioned that she provided the voice of Billy Batson — to be featured in an upcoming episode of the series. And Captain Marvel will be voiced by Jeff Bennett.

‘Drawn Together’ Movie Officially Announced for Release March 2010

by Craig Crumptonon July 23, 2009
COMEDY CENTRAL(R) Announces the Production of ‘The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie!’ The First Film Based on the Cult Animated Series ‘Drawn Together’ “The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie!” Panel At Comic-Con In San Diego On Thursday, July 23 From 7:00-8:00 P.M. PT With Creators, Writers And Executive Producers Matt Silverstein and Dave Jeser And […]

Chowder’s Last Recording Session Completed

by Craig Crumptonon July 1, 2009
Voice Actors in the News reports that the voice cast has completed recording on the final episode of Chowder. Tara Strong (voice of Truffles) supplied a photo for the article and encourages fans to “send letters to Cartoon Network” in effort to help get the show renewed.

Disney Announces New Hand-Drawn "Pooh" Movie, "Handy Manny" TV Projects

by Craig Crumptonon June 5, 2009
The Hollywood Reporter reports: Disney is moving on a new Winnie the Pooh hand-drawn animated theatrical release, and it’s also creating two primetime TV specials starring “Handy Manny.” The announcements are planned for Tuesday at the Licensing International Expo in Las Vegas, where execs also will discuss plans to pump more enthusiasm into the world’s […]

Diedrich Bader Replaced With Soundalike for Batman Toy

by Craig Crumptonon May 20, 2009
Voice Actors in the News reports that Diedrich Bader was replaced last week with a soundalike to record the voice of Batman for an upcoming action figure from Mattel. Bader says that neither he nor his agent were notified prior to the recasting. They (Mattel) just heard that he was out of town shooting a […]

R.I.P. Wayne Allwine, Voice of Mickey Mouse

by Craig Crumptonon May 20, 2009
The voice of Mickey Mouse for over 25 years and a certified Disney Legend, Wayne Allwine, passed away Monday, May 18th at the age of 62 due to complications from diabetes. Allwine was also a sound effects editor and foley artist for Walt Disney Studios. And he was the third person to officially voice the […]