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comic conventionPress ReleaseRhode Island Comic Con

Earlier this summer, Rhode Island Comic Con, The Biggest Show in the Smallest State, announced two of the most notable names in the voice acting community to appear at this year’s event — Peter Cullen and Frank Welker, both icons from the Transformers franchise.

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Major SpoilersMajor Spoilers PodcastPodcastStar Wars

This issue: Stephen sits down to talk with Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Tom Kane (Yoda) and Dee Bradley Baker (Captain Rex) about their experiences on the show, a few tips on breaking into the business, and their joy of being voice actors. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers120.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to subscribe and, be sure

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Futurama

This news started floating around on Friday, and it is going to be pretty bad if it’s the case, but when (and if) Futurama returns to the airwaves, it may not features the voices we’ve grown to love over the years.  Why?  Money, pure and simple.  Contract negotiations between Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Maurice LaMarche and Tress MacNeille and the studio have broken down causing the cast to find themselves out of jobs.  20th Century Fox wants to pay the actors only $75,000 per episode, while the cast believes they deserve more. As a result, 20th has put

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Fan Film

Tonight on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew will be talking Fan Films.  Joining the crew on the show are Dr. Peter Coogan and author Clive Young, as everyone runs down some of their favorites.  To get you in the mood, we’re presenting a selection of some of the films we’ll discuss on tonight’s show. COPS gone Star Wars… It is an independant Star Wars fan film that was created by Kevin Rubio in 1997. The voicing cast includes Jess Harnell, Cam Clarke, and Bill Farmer. All of which are well known voice actors…

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AnimationBatmancartoonTelevision

This week Batman’s life hangs in the balance when he is poisoned by Chemo, who is under the control of the evil Brain. The Atom races to the rescue with Aquaman by shrinking down and entering Batman’s bloodstream. While Aquaman and the Atom battle the infection deep inside Batman’s body, Batman struggles to end Chemo’s rampage and defeat the Brain! This week’s teaser features Elongated Man and Plastic Man teaming up to derail a bank heist and capture the criminal Baby Face. One more clip after the jump.

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Animationcartooncomic conventionDCPhoto Diarysan diegoWarner Bros.Wonder Woman

Pics are starting to come in, including this improtu photo of Nathan Fillion and Wonder Woman.  Fillion is one of the voice actors for the upcoming Warner Bros.  Wonder Woman direct to DVD movie. photo courtesy of Gary Miereanu/Warner Home Video If you have any photos from the conventions you’d like to share, please contact us!

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AnimationBatmanBrave and the BoldcartoonTelevisionTrailerWarner Bros.

Seems like we’ll never go a season without some form of Batman or Justice League cartoon available for fans.  The next outing for Warner Bros. Animation is Batman: Brave and the Bold.  There are lots of recurring characters including Booser Gold and Skeets, who will be voiced by the original voice actors from JLU.

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AnimationcartoonSimpsonsTelevision

20th Century Fox and the voice cast of The Simpsons have reached an agreement for more money, and the animated series will go on. Under the pact, the top actors will be paid nearly $400,000 per episode. While this is lower than the reported $500,000 the cast originally sought, it remains a significant increase from their current paychecks of about $300,000 an episode. Rest assured, this agreement means the Simpsons will be on for four more years. Uh… yea!? Is anyone still watching this show? The show stopped being laugh out loud funny about 10 years ago. via THR

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AnimationBatmancartoonDCDVDMoviesThe Dark KnightWarner Bros.

How cool is this? Kevin Conroy will be returning to the role he made famous in the WB Batman: Animated Series by voicing the title character in the upcoming Batman: Gotham Knight animated movie from DC Comics, Warner Premiere, Warner Home Video and Warner Bros. Animation. “Anytime we initiate an animated Batman project, ‘Will Kevin Conroy voice Batman?’ is the first question we hear from fans,” said Bruce Timm, Executive Producer. “To meet Kevin is to know that he’s not anything like Batman, and yet he manages to perfectly nail that indefinable element that is Batman. He’s got the voice,

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