Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, the award winning animation studio behind “Robot Chicken,” “SuperMansion” starring Bryan Cranston, and the Netflix series “Buddy Thunderstruck” announced today that they will be hosting two panels at this year’s New York Comic-Con. The first panel will be on October 5th for the Crackle original special “SuperMansion: Drag Me to Halloween” and the second on October 6th for the Adult Swim original special “Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who’s Walking.”
Crackle’s “SuperMansion: Drag Me to Halloween” panel will take place on Thursday, October 5th from 6:45-7:45PM in Room 1A10. Fans at New York Comic-Con will get an early peek of the show before it premieres later that evening, and get the scoop on what goes down in the making of the hit Emmy-nominated series’ Halloween special directly from the Stoopid Buddy Stoodios creators and the shows award-winning talent during the panel. In this special the League of Freedom experiences all the fun and adventures of Halloween. It’s Titanium Rex’s (voice of Bryan Cranston) least favorite night of the year, fraught with beautiful ghosts, demonic spirits, evil dentists, and even some unforeseen attractions mixed in. Special guests include comedians Lake Bell (“Childrens Hospital”) as Millicent and Phil LaMarr (“Futurama”). In addition to Cranston, the special guests join “SuperMansion” stars Keegan-Michael Key (voice of American Ranger), Jillian Bell (voice of Viking Woman, Clown Girl), Tucker Gilmore (voice of Black Saturn), Zeb Wells (voice of Robobot) and Heidi Gardner (voice of Cooch).
Be prepared for ghost stories, surprises, and more. Don’t be afraid. “SuperMansion: Drag Me to Halloween,” will be premiering Thursday, October 5th on the free streaming network Crackle.
Adult Swim’s “Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who’s Walking” panel will take place on Friday, October 6th from 1:45-2:30PM in the Hammerstein Ballroom. All of the New York Comic-Con fans and Walkers in attendance at this year’s panel will get a sneak peek at Season 9 of the Emmy-winning Robot Chicken series plus their creepy crawly crossover. Co-creators/executive producers Seth Green and Matthew Senreich will be there and will be joined by executive producer/co-head writer Tom Root, writer/director Tom Sheppard, actor/writer Breckin Meyer, plus a secret surprise guest or two for the Semiannual Gathering of the Silly Hats Club. The panel will be moderated by Keith Crofford, senior vice president of production for Adult Swim. Also, on Saturday, October 7, several Robot Chicken panelists will be signing autographs at the Private Autographing station at the Javits Center. This horrifying special is a love of fandom labor brought to you by Robot Chicken’s Seth Green and Matthew Senreich and their Stoopid Buddy Stoodios partners, John Harvatine IV and Eric Towner, along with The Walking Dead (TWD) creator/executive producer Robert Kirkman and showrunner/executive producer Scott M. Gimple. The half-hour special will feature original talent from TWD lending voices to their characters including Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Lauren Cohan, Steven Yeun, Sarah Wayne Callies, and more. Chris Hardwick and Breckin Meyer will also be among the cast.
It’s sure to be so much fun you may not walk out of the panel alive. “Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who’s Walking” will be premiering on Sunday, October 8th on Adult Swim and Robot Chicken Season 9 premieres this Winter on Adult Swim.
About Stoopid Buddy Stoodios
Stoopid Buddy Stoodios is an artist-friendly collective that houses some of the finest talent in all of animation, showcasing a knack for creating unique visuals and telling character driven stories with an uncanny sensibility. Stoopid Buddy Stoodios is home to the longest running stop-motion show on television, “Robot Chicken,” as well as Sony Crackle’s Emmy-nominated “SuperMansion” with Bryan Cranston; “Buddy Thunderstruck” for Netflix; the highly anticipated “Hot Streets” on Adult Swim and “Sticks” on Freeform; and past projects such as Denny’s “The Grand Slams”; “Camp WWE”; “BRATZ” webs series; Mattel’s “WWE Slam City”; L/Studio’s “Friendship All-Stars,” and MAD’s stop-motion “Spy vs. Spy,” among many others.
The company’s multiple-building campus and state-of-the-art facility located in Burbank, CA, makes it one of the largest studios specializing in 2D, puppetry, stop-motion and CG animation in California. The company’s work covers the animation gamut, ranging from charming hand-crafted animation all the way to high-end feature quality animation.
For more information, please visit www.leagueofbuddies.com, and follow @StoopidBuddy on Twitter.