Just in time for the Memorial weekend, fanboy favorite Bryan Singer announced...
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Don Payne, a co-executive producer of The Simpsons and screenwriter of comic-book blockbuster Thor passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 48 due to cancer. He is survived by his wife and three children. “Don was a wonderful writer and an even more wonderful man,” The Simpsons showrunner [...]
EW scooped a hot item for comic-book fans and devotees of the yellow-skinned heroes of Springfield: Marvel legend Stan Lee will be returning for another guest star role on Fox’s The Simpsons. He previously made a cameo in a season 13 episode, patronzing Comic Book Guy’s shop. “Stan was a [...]
Original cels from Disney classics such as Fantasia, Snow White and Lady and the Tramp are continuing to draw huge sales at Heritage Auctions’ Animation events. At the Feb. 21 Animation Art Signature Auction, a three-cel set-up from Walt Disney’s classic Lady and the Tramp realized $33,460 and a cel [...]
The final pieces are coming together for Disney’s upcoming summer feature Planes as the studio announced that comedian Dane Cook has signed to voice its central character Dusty. Cook will voice a small, go-getter plane who dreams of being a pro racing plane but must overcome both a lack of [...]
Some who read this will be doing so after the 2013 Academy Awards have already been handed out, making Daniel Day-Lewis, Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway, Tommy Lee Jones, and Ben Affleck among the happiest people in Hollywood (and that’s all the prediction you’re going to get out of me!). As [...]
The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) will be opening its doors and presenting roughly 1,000 of the best animated films from around the world this April 23-28. ITFS this year has set an all-time record by receiving over 2,200 film submissions for its nine festival competitions. Selected films will [...]
Laguna College of Art & Design has announced the Animation Master Class for Summer 2013 will feature stop-motion maestro Stephen Chiodo (Vincent, Team America, Elf, The Simpsons, Killer Klowns from Outer Space). The workshop will be held for 12 consecutive Saturdays at LCAD’s Animation Department in Laguna Beach, California, May [...]
It was another big weekend of awards for animated titles. Fox-TV’s long-running animated series The Simpsons received a Writers Guild honor for the episode “Ned and Edna’s Blend Agenda” written by Jeff Westbrook. The episode was competing against three other episodes of the show and the “Forget-Me-Not” episode of Family [...]
It’s a busy week for voice star announcements as a few studios have revealed key names for their upcoming projects. From Universal/Illumination comes the news that Sandra Bullock will be voicing a villain in the upcoming Despicable Me spinoff Minions. Disney-Pixar was pleased to announce the return of Albert Brooks [...]
Benedict Cumberbatch, star of mystery-solving TV sensation Sherlock, will be guest starring in Sunday night’s special Valentine’s Day themed episode of The Simpsons on Fox. The episode is chock full of romantic pitfalls as Bart’s object of affection Mary Spuckler (Zooey Deschanel) comes back to Springfield, while Homer puts his [...]