‘The Simpsons’ have long been prolific projectors into the future of world events from the Super Bowl, to grease stealing, to Trump becoming President. Their uncanny ability to always seem to know what’s next comes from the fact that they always seem to have their thumb on our current human trajectory. I’m not talking about the time Lisa projected the Simpson world growing a fifth finger either. Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie and the whole of Springfield has turned out to be right for many moments in history.
New Line has acquired an untitled spec script by Katie Wech for an untitled but hard R-rated comedy spec script that is best described was referred to me as Sausage Party meets Toy Story, done in a CGI and animation hybrid with some live action thrown in. Pic will be produced by Alexa Faigen.
Kim Kardashian, Jimmy Kimmel, Tyler Perry, Randall Park, Dax Shepard, Yara Shahidi, Ian Armitage, Marsai Martin and Will Brisbin have joined the voice cast for the “PAW Patrol” animated movie. The film is based on the animated Nickelodeon series of the same name, and it is produced by Spin Master Corp.
CBS All Access has set the voice cast for The Harper House, its upcoming adult animated comedy series from China, IL creator Brad Neely, Katie Krentz (Star Trek: Lower Decks), CBS Television Studios and 219 Productions. Rhea Seehorn (Better Call Saul), Jason Lee (My Name Is Earl), Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black) and newcomer Ryan Flynn.
Arif Zahir knows he’s living a bit of a Cinderella story: The aspiring young actor has gone from impersonating the “Family Guy” character Cleveland Brown on YouTube to starring as the character’s voice actor starting next season. “It doesn’t seem real,” said Zahir, who officially landed the gig last month, as “Family Guy” was renewed.
A first look at Hulu’s upcoming Steven Spielberg-produced “Animaniacs” reboot is here. The teaser clip was revealed during Sunday’s “Animaniacs” cast and producer panel at New York Comic Con, and features an animated Spielberg introducing Yakko, Wakko and Dot within the world of “Jurassic Park.”
A virtual version of New York Comic Con is kicking off today. How will it stack up against the disastrous Comic-Con at Home earlier this summer, or the comparatively spectacular DC FanDome virtual experience? We’ll find out over the next few days, but let’s get started with an hour-long panel devoted to the Star Trek Universe, including two CBS All Access series, Star Trek: Lower Decks and Star Trek: Discovery, as well as some fascinating news about a returning Starfleet captain in an animated show for Nickelodeon. Set your phasers to “recap,” because we have a lot of ground (or it is space?) to cover..
The supersized Season 24 premiere of Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s South Park on Wednesday tackled the COVID-19 pandemic and drew a slew of viewers in the process, with Comedy Central’s animated veteran scoring 2.3 million Live+Same Day total viewers and a 2.1 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic on the network. That was the […]