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Plans for ‘Family Guy’ Movie Officially Announced

by Craig Crumptonon May 5, 2009 reports: At a special event this week to celebrate the 100th episode of American Dad, Seth MacFarlane said he’s moving ahead with plans for a Family Guy movie. “We want to do it,” MacFarlane told It wasn’t a grand, official announcement, but it was clear it’s more than a passing whim. “Fox wants […]

Archive Chuck Jones Interview Now Available

by Craig Crumptonon May 5, 2009
The Archive of American Television has made available via YouTube their complete 3-hour with animation legend Chuck Jones, hosted by animator/author Tom Sito. This previously unaired “longform oral history” of the late director was originally recorded in June 1998 and is presented by The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation (the Primetime Emmy Awards […]

‘Battle for Terra’ Director Interviewed

by Craig Crumptonon May 2, 2009 interviews Aristomenis Tsirbas, director of the 3D animated sci-fi/action-adventure feature film Battle for Terra which opened in theaters this weekend. Tsirbas discusses how the script changed over the last 15 years, why he wanted to make the movie in 3D from day one, and how he managed to cast Brian Cox and Evan Rachel […]

Tara Strong Talks Huntress

by Craig Crumptonon May 2, 2009
Comic Book Resources interviews Tara Strong on her role as Huntress in the upcoming May 8th episode of Batman: The Brave and The Bold. She discusses the character, her work on Teen Titans, doing group voice-over sessions, what it was like working with James Tucker, Diedrich Bader, and Andrea Romano, and reveals that voice actor […]

Gametrailers Gives Glimpse at Harley in ‘Batman: Arkham Asylum’

by Craig Crumptonon April 20, 2009
Gametrailers offers a first look at Harley Quinn in the upcoming Batman: Arkham Asylum video game. (Via Paul Dini @ Twitter)

NPR Celebrates SpongeBob’s 10th Anniversary

by Craig Crumptonon April 19, 2009
NPR’s “Morning Edition” did a segment Friday, April 17th on the 10th anniversary of SpongeBob SquarePants. includes the complete broadcast audio as well as video of a cast table read and interviews with Tom Kenny (voice of SpongeBob), Carolyn Lawrence (Sandy Cheeks) and Roger Bumpass (Squidward Tentacles). (Via Voice Actors in the News)

Aqua Teen’s MC Chris Interviewed

by Craig Crumptonon April 15, 2009
MC Chris (aka Chris Ward), writer and voice actor on Adult Swim’s Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Sealab 2021 talks with The Boston Herald about his passion for creating and performing rap music: “A major theme in my life is Popeye’s mantra, I am what I am,” Ward said, sitting in his Brooklyn, NY, home […]

Dan Aykroyd Talks ‘Ghostbusters’ Game and Movie Sequel

by Craig Crumptonon April 15, 2009
Newsweek has an interview with Dan Aykroyd discussing the highly-anticipated Ghostbusters video game and the development status on a third feature film: I love the way we look in the Wii platform, because it resembles the animation that was done in “The Incredibles.” Anybody who looks like an Incredible is automatically a superhero. And I […]

Disney Seals Deal with YouTube

by Craig Crumptonon March 31, 2009
The Triangle Business Journal reports: The Walt Disney Co. and Google Inc.’s YouTube have reached a deal that will see some short-form Disney content appear on the popular Web video site. YouTube has received the rights to distribute content from several of Disney’s brands, including ABC and ESPN, according to a Tuesday press release.

Updated: ‘Family Guy’ Reunites ‘Star Trek’ Cast

by Craig Crumptonon March 30, 2009
The Sunday, March 29th episode of Family Guy, “Not All Dogs Will Go To Heaven” will feature both appearances and the voices of the cast from Star Trek: The Next Generation: Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Denise Crosby, Gates McFadden, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Marina Sirtis, Michael Dorn, and Wil Wheaton. Part of the episode’s plot […]