Category: Voice Acting

Headline News Leonardo DiCaprio to Narrate New IMAX 3-D Space Film Hubble 3-D

By Matt Kapko | Monday, January 18, 2010 at 7:40am

Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. and IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that three-time Academy-Award(R) nominee Leonardo DiCaprio will narrate Hubble 3D.

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Headline News Spock Gets Nimoy Treatment in Star Trek Online

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, December 22, 2009 at 9:45am

Leonard Nimoy, the original actor who played Spock in STAR TREK, has joined the cast of STAR TREK ONLINE, a multiplayer online role-playing game, COMINGSOON.NET reports.

Headline News Brittany Murphy Dies at 32

By Matt Kapko | Monday, December 21, 2009 at 2:04pm

A variety of news outlets, including TMZ reported that actress Brittany Murphy died early Sunday morning after going into full cardiac arrest. She was declared dead on arrival after being rushed to Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. A cause of death has not been determined.

Headline News 37th Annual Annie Award Nominations Announced

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 9:24am

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 37th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year's best animated features, television productions, commercials, short subjects and outstanding individual achievements in the field of animation.

Headline News AFTRA Ratifies Game Deal

Two weeks after SAG rejected a similar offer, AFTRA members have ratified a new deal with video game producers, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.

Headline News Hathaway, Harris Heading to Rio

Oscar-nominee Anne Hathaway (RACHEL GETTING MARRIED, Neil Patrick Harris (TV's HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER) and Rodrigo Santoro (300) are in talks to voice characters in Blue Sky and Fox Animation's next animated feature RIO from director Carlos Saldanha, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.

Headline News Toy Story 3 Adds to Voice Cast

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 10:37am

Lee Unkrich, director of TOY STORY 3, announced via video today that the TOY STORY/TOY STORY 2 3-D double feature release will be in theaters for longer than its originally planned two-week run. Since hitting theaters on Oct. 2, the special release has already earned $22.8 million.

Headline News Seth Rogen Co-Writes, Voices in Simpsons Episode

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 9:39am

Seth Rogen has fulfilled a dream by becoming only the second visiting celebrity to write and act in THE SIMPSONS since Ricky Gervais appeared in 2006, Variety reports.

Headline News Spurs' Tony Parker Joins French Cartoon Project

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 9:31am

Tony Parker, a professional basketball player with the San Antonio Spurs, has signed on to a new French cartoon production called BASKETBALL ADVENTURES, Variety reports.

Headline News Battle for Terra, Superbeasto, Scooby-Doo, Hot Fuzz, Sarah Connor, Wallace & Gromit on DVD/Blu-ray

This week (9/22/09) offers the DVD/Blu-ray release of BATTLE FOR TERRA (Lionsgate, $12.99 and $19.99); THE HAUNTED WORLD OF EL SUPERBEASTO (Anchor Bay, $12.99 and $19.99); HOT FUZZ (Universal Home Ent., $18.99); SCOOBY-DOO! THE MYSTERY BEGINS (Warner Home Video, $19.99, $24.99); TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES -- THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON (Warner Home Video,$36.49, $44.99); and WALLACE & GROMIT: A MATTER OF LOAF AND DEATH (Lionsgate, $9.99) and WALLACE & GROMIT: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION (Lionsgate/HIT, $21.99, 19.99).

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