I am real excited about Wreck-It Ralph, an upcoming Disney movie about video game characters, or as I like to think of it, Tron With Jokes. It’s written by former Simpsons director Jim Reardon (he appears in The Simpsons nearly every time there’s a scene at a train station) and directed by former Simpsons director Rich Moore (he’s the first guy on The Escalator to Nowhere). It’s good to see Simpsons alums doing well!
TAG Blog says the animators working on Ralph are “psyched” about it, because as one guy points out, “[t]he company lawyers could have just had us do parodies of other characters, but they went and got the rights to use actual personalities from other video games.” Bowser! Robotnik! All the Street Fighter guys! Clyde the ghost from Pac-Man! Q*bert! Some other guys I don’t recognize! You can see ’em in this trailer Disney released today…
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Seth MacFarlane, beloved by millions around the globe as the voice of Stewie The Talking Baby Who Says Naughty Things and Brian The Talking Dog Who Says Naughty Things, is ready to branch out and tackle the next big challenge of his artistic career: directing, writing, producing and starring in a live-action movie about a Talking Teddy Bear Who Says Naughty Things.
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WHEREVER YOU GO IN THE WORLD THERE IS ONE FAMILY THAT EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT
NOW THE SIMPSONS ARE TAKING ADVENTURE FURTHER THAN EVER BEFORE
THEY’RE A FAMILY THAT LOVES EACH OTHER… THEY JUST HAVE A “FUNNY” WAY OF SHOWING IT
*”What I Like About You” plays in background*
Check out the new Russian trailer for Homer in Pain: The Movie, featuring 2 hours of everybody’s favorite punching bag Homer Simpson getting himself hurt in wacky and zany ways! That’s not the correct way to hammer, you idiot!!!! [Simpsons Channel]
In a break from tradition, Fox will be showing a commercial after or during The Simpsons. Here’s a preview of the preview [Animation Magazine]