Fox has announced the latest release dates for two of upcoming DreamWorks...
Tag "Mel Blanc"
Whereas once animation was the province of a small, but talented group of actors who specialized in voice work––Mel Blanc, June Foray, Daws Butler and Don Messick among others––today one is just as apt to see a major Hollywood A-lister taking a role in an animated project as not. This [...]
The unique voice artist Frank Welker has been called the most successful Hollywood actor that the public at large has never heard of. There is no question that he is one of the busiest and longest-lasting cartoon voices in the industry—Frank has to voice Fred Jones from Scooby-Doo for only [...]
To say that voice actor supreme Tom Kenny is perhaps best known as SpongeBob SquarePants is like saying Daniel Radcliffe is perhaps best known as Harry Potter. But like Radcliffe, Tom has done a lot more in his career than the little yellow fellow who lives in a pineapple under [...]
Illumination Entertainment’s proposed Woody Woodpecker feature has a pair of writers. John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky have been tapped by Illumination chief Chris Meledandri and Universal Studios to write a script for the proposed feature, reports Deadline.com. The pair have extensive animation and comedy credits, including long runs on the TV [...]
The new Looney Tunes 3-D toon Daffy’s Rhapsody will premiere before screenings of Warner Bros.’ Journey 2: The Mysterious Island. Directed by Matthew O’Callaghan (Coyote Falls, I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat, Curious George), the new short will debut in theaters on Feb. 10 and will be presented in [...]
If there is anyone in the animation field who truly needs no introduction, it is June Foray. The First Lady of Animation has accomplished so much in her long and varied career—which is still going strong—that it is difficult to recount it all. She is celebrated worldwide for her cartoon [...]
Tweety, Sylvester, Granny and some familiar voices make the new Warner Bros. 3-D short the cat’s meow. The world is a much different place today than it was in November of 1942 when Tweety Bird made his first appearance in A Tale of Two Kitties. Almost 69 years later, the [...]
Walter Lantz’ hyperactive animated bird Woody Woodpecker will be making his way to the bigscreen, thanks to Chris Meledandri and his team at Universal’s Illumination Entertainment. Screenwriters John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky (Blades of Glory) are in talks to develop a story for a feature project, which will modernize the [...]
Legendary voice actress June Foray attended a special screening of the new Looney Tunes 3D theatrical short I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat in Beverly Hills last night (Nov. 9). Directed by Matthew O’Callaghan, who also attended the Real D screening, the short will be be released in theaters [...]
Sam Register, exec VP of Creative affairs at Warner Bros., closed the MIP Junior market on Sunday (Oct. 2) with a dynamic look at new shows and sharing some of the key points in revitalizing franchises like the Looney Tunes and the DC universe superheroes. Offering a brief overview of [...]