In a new BBC interview, the iconic show’s creator shares his support for the decision to replace Harry Shearer in the role of Dr. Hibbert, agreeing that change is needed, not just with actors, but the entire industry.
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Following last June’s announcement that white actors would no longer voice Black characters on the show, producers reveal that starting with next week’s episode, Richardson will take over the role Shearer has voiced for over 30 years.
‘The Dark Knight Rises’ actor may be negotiating a mystery role in Marvel’s Phase 4 or 5, a tip that comes suspiciously close to Shia LaBeouf’s axing from casting consideration.
A host of new characters and actors board the sequel to Illumination’s 2016 hit animated musical comedy sequel, ‘Sing,’ set for a December 22, 2021 theatrical release.
Longtime Depp friend and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ franchise producer Jerry Bruckheimer still stands behind the controversial actor, and is rumored to want him in the newest ‘Pirates’ film
Series creator Gary Janetti (‘Family Guy’) announces the ‘Game of Thrones’ star’s addition to his A-List cast on the upcoming satirical comedy series based on the British royal family.
Voice cast and concept art released for upcoming futuristic, cyberpunk animated feature, helmed by Cinzia Angelini and Maurizio Parimbelli, from a script by Pulitzer Prize-winning ‘Bloom County’ cartoonist Berkeley Breathed.
While Tom Holland will return as Peter Parker in the upcoming web-slinger adventure, rumor has it that Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield will also be reprising their friendly neighborhood roles.
The Oscar-winning ‘Mad Max’ franchise writer, director, and producer speaks about his choice to cast a younger actress, Anya Taylor-Joy, and not his ‘Fury Road’ star, in the iconic role of Furiosa.
The actor known as Azerzz to his 6.2 million YouTube followers lands his dream role voicing the hit animated series character behind the impression he’s been perfecting for years.
The ‘Lovecraft’ darling has joined the cast of the third ‘Ant-Man’ franchise pic, rumored as the villainous Kang the Conqueror, a previously Fox-exclusive character.
Actor and comedian also joins the writers' room for Season 5; move comes two months after show creators apologized for casting white actors in roles for people of color with promise to make changes and be more responsible moving forward.
Moves come on the heels of ‘Big Mouth’ and ‘Central Park’ creators’ decision to recast biracial characters with Black or biracial actors.
Creators of both animated comedies apologize for casting white actors in roles for people of color, promising to make changes and be more responsible on such issues moving forward.
Darlene Caamaño Loquet, Liz Paulson, and Camille Eden join studio in newly created roles to oversee movies, casting and talent development, and recruitment.
Raphael Bob-Waksburg defends casting Alison Brie as Diane Nguyen, but says today he would not cast white actors in non-white roles.
Crew also is set for director Jon Favreau’s live action version of the animated classic, due in theaters in 2019.
Revamped take on the series will feature Omar Miller, Ben Schwartz, Josh Brener and Brandon Mychal Smith as the pizza-loving crime fighters.