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Kari Wahlgren

Voice Actor Kari Wahlgren Talks “FLCL,” Her Live-Action Short Film, and More

by Ed Liuon June 1, 2018
Like many veteran voiceover actors, it’s probably easier to name cartoons that Kari Wahlgren hasn’t been in than to list out all the ones where she has. The Kansas native’s career began at the tender age of 11, when she was offered an on-the-spot audition for a radio drama while touring a recording studio as […]
DC Super Hero Girls First Look Artwork Lauren Faust

First Look Art for Lauren Faust-Produced “DC Super Hero Girls” Series

by Ed Liuon May 22, 2018
Warner Bros Animation has released first look artwork from the upcoming DC Super Hero Girls series, a new action-comedy series that revamps the franchise with new character designs and storytelling from producer Lauren Faust (Super Best Friends Forever, My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends). Official press materials follow: DC Super […]

Star Wars Resistance

Disney Orders “Star Wars Resistance” Animated Series Prequel to “The Force Awakens”

by Ed Liuon April 26, 2018
STAR WARS RESISTANCE, A HIGH-FLYING ANIME-INSPIRED SERIES THAT EXPLORES AN UNCHARTED TIMEFRAME PRIOR TO THE EVENTS OF THE FORCE AWAKENS, ORDERED BY DISNEY CHANNELS Production has begun on “Star Wars Resistance,” an exciting new animated adventure series about Kazuda Xiono, a young pilot recruited by the Resistance and tasked with a top-secret mission to spy […]

The Simpsons Apu You're Kidding Me Right

“The Simpsons” Blows Off Criticism of Apu

by Ed Liuon April 10, 2018
Last Sunday’s episode of The Simpsons addressed controversy over the character of Apu (voiced by the very not-Indian Hank Azaria) in a scene which is, if anything, only intensifying criticism that the character is an insensitive caricature. A scene featuring Marge reading a bedtime story to Lisa leads to Lisa directly addressing the TV audience […]

Chuck McCann

Chuck McCann, Actor and TV Host, 1934 – 2018

by Ed Liuon April 9, 2018
Prolific voiceover actor and pioneering early kids TV host Chuck McCann passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2018, in Los Angeles at the age of 83 due to congestive heart failure. While he began his acting career doing voiceover work for radio at age 6, Mr. McCann’s big break came in the mid-1950’s when he […]
Isao Takahata

Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli Director, 1935 – 2018

by Ed Liuon April 9, 2018
Studio Ghibli co-founder and director Isao Takahata passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018, at the age of 82 due to lung cancer. Mr. Takahata was one of the founders of Studio Ghibli in 1985, and while he may not have been as prolific as his partner Hayao Miyazaki, his films are often among the […]