Muppets: Queen's Singers

I saw this linked on AOL’s homepage today and felt compelled to share it here — The Muppets spoofing Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” featuring the voices of Muppeteers Dave Goelz (Gonzo), Bill Barretta (Pepe), Eric Jacobson (Miss Piggy) and Steve Whitmire (Kermit) [just to name a few]: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgbNymZ7vqY&hl=en&fs=1&]

'Justice League: Crisis' Voice Cast Interviewed

Buried in a recent “collectors edition” of the print magazine Life Story: Film Fantasy is a 4-page feature article on the upcoming animated feature Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, co-produced by Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation. There’s no mention of the Justice League movie on the cover. The magazine targets Tw*light […]

Anika Noni Rose Talks 'Princess and the Frog'

Canada.com has an extended interview with Anika Noni Rose who voices Princess Tiana in Disney’s traditionally-animated The Princess and the Frog which opens in theaters Dec. 11th. Rose says when she saw the first official image of the character whose voice she had been recording, “I couldn’t even breathe. I just started to cry. Even […]

Seth Green News Round-up

- Seth Green (Family Guy, Robot Chicken) was a guest on The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien Wednesday, November 18th on NBC. You can now view the interview online: Part 1, Part 2. – Seth is co-starring in the Disney comedy “Old Dogs” with Robin Williams and John Travolta. The LA Times recently interviewed Seth […]

Professor Yankovic Explains Auto-Tune

And the 2009 award for “Best Comedic and Edumacational Use of a Celebrity Cameo in a YouTube Video” goes to… [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYzv-AVi78E&hl=en&fs=1&] Related post: 8.20.2009 — Weird Al Joins the Blogosphere

'Pooh' Feature Voice Cast Announced

ProductionWeekly.com announced via Twitter that the voice cast for the Disney’s 2D-animated “Winnie The Pooh” feature film will feature Jim Cummings as Pooh and Tigger, Tom Kenny as Rabbit, and late-night talk show host Craig Ferguson as Owl. To date, Disney still has not announced an official title for this film. Thanks to Hillary for […]

Happy 50th Birthiversary, Rocky and Bullwinkle!

Have Mr. Peabody fire up the “WABAC Machine” and travel back to November 19th, 1959 and you’ll discover it’s been 50 years since Jay Ward’s “Rocky and His Friends” made its television debut — still one of the best animated comedies ever produced. The show’s excellent writing with rapid-fire gags and quips, combined with fun […]

10 Years Ago in November, 1999…

After over a month’s absence (which I’ll explain shortly), I wanted to make sure I noted here that November 2009 marks the 10th year since I began publishing Voice Actors in the News. (If you’d like to read the history behind this blog, click the “About” link above.) And I’d been planning some big announcements […]

Daws Butler News Round-Up

Catching up on some recent news items related to the late-great Daws Butler: – From Sun-Times Media: The Geneva History Center this month hosted a World War II USO dance, reminiscent of the days when young servicemen and women would find respite from the war with a night of entertainment. “The beauty of this event […]