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Category: Voice Acting
Nancy Cartwright continues her revealing conversation with legendary casting director, voice director and voice actress Andrea Romano.
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.
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.
Director Alex Zamm will helm MARVIN THE MARTIAN, a big screen feature film based around Bugs Bunny's nemesis, according to THE LOS ANGELES TIMES.
Donna Murphy, the Tony winner, has joined the cast of Disney's RAPUNZEL, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Robin Williams and Elijah Wood are in talks to voice their characters again in HAPPY FEET 2, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
A mostly unknown project centered around Crytozoology has attracted Jack Black as a producer, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER's HEAT VISION BLOG.
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.
Two weeks after SAG rejected a similar offer, AFTRA members have ratified a new deal with video game producers, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Zach Galifianakis, the breakout star of THE HANGOVER, is in talks to lend his voice to Humpty Dumpty in DreamWorks' PUSS IN BOOTS, reports VARIETY.
Fox's adaptation of the Great Dane MARMADUKE will see Owen Wilson voicing the character from the long-running comic strip, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
In her next two columns, Nancy Cartwright has a revealing conversation with legendary casting director, voice director and voice actress Andrea Romano.
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.
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.
Disney has brought on a trio of actors to join the cast of JOHN CARTER OF MARS, Heat Vision reports.
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.
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.
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).
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces its 'Call for Entries' for this year's 37th Annual Annie Awards.