17 items from 2015
Another week and television has come and gone, and like always, if you found yourself not able to keep up with the TV news over the past seven days, we here at TVOvermind have you covered with our feature, “The Week in Television.” This week, we’ve got headlines about some of the hottest shows on TV, including Empire, Arrow, and Scandal. – Empire continued to dominate this week, as the Fox drama saw its rating continue to grow for the sixth week straight. In its seventh episode on Wednesday night, Empire was watched by 12.94 million total viewers and drew a 5.1 rating in the key 18-49 demo. [HitFix] – Amazon has ordered five of its new pilots to series, including The Man in the High Castle and Mad Dogs, and renewed Mozart in the Jungle for a second season. [TVOvermind] – Boy Meets World‘s Will Friedle will voice Star-Lord in Disney Xd’s Guardians of the Galaxy animated series. »
- Chris King
Untitled Edward Snowden Film
Olyphant would play a CIA agent who befriended Snowden ( Joseph Gordon-Levitt) before he fled to Russia to seek asylum after leaking thousands of classified Nsa documents. Shailene Woodley and Tom Wilkinson are also onboard while Melissa Leo and Zachary Quinto are in talks for supporting roles. [Source: Variety]
The Burning Woman
Anne Hathaway is circling to star in "The Burning Woman" which Scott Free's Ridley Scott, Michael Schaefer and Michael Pruss will produce from a script by Brad Ingelsby. Set in a small, blue-collar town in Pennsylvania, Hathaway plays a woman whose teen daughter goes missing and she is left to raise her infant grandson alone.
The story is told over the course of eleven years, from the time her daughter vanishes, »
- Garth Franklin
Marvel has finalized its lead cast for Disney Xd’s upcoming “Guardians of the Galaxy” animated series. Vanessa Marshall (“Star Wars Rebels”) will voice Gamora. James Arnold Taylor (“Star Wars: Clone Wars”) will lend his talents to two characters: the hunter Yondu and the tough dog Cosmo. Yondu was portrayed by “The Walking Dead” actor Michael Rooker in the super blockbuster film. Also read: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Animated Series Adds Will Friedle, David Sobolov On Tuesday, Marvel and Disney Channel PR kicked off series’ cast announcements on Twitter by naming Kevin Michael Richardson (“The Cleveland Show”) as Groot and Trevor Devall (“Eternals”) as Rocket. »
- Alicia Banks
As promised, Marvel and Disney Xd have continued to reveal more cast members for their Guardians of the Galaxy TV series throughout the week, with Vanessa Marshall signing on to voice Gamora and James Arnold Taylor taking on the dual role of both Yondu and Cosmo. In last year's live-action blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy, Gamora was played by Zoe Saldana, while Michael Rooker played Yondu. They join previously-announced cast members Kevin Michael Richardson (Groot), Trevor Devall (Rocket Raccoon), Will Friedle (Star-Lord) and David Sobolov (Drax the Destroyer).
The series stars Peter Quill as Star-Lord, the brash adventurer who, to save the universe from its greatest threats, joins forces with a quartet of disparate misfits - fan-favorite Rocket Raccoon, a tree-like humanoid named Groot, the enigmatic, expert fighter Gamora and the rough-edged warrior Drax the Destroyer. The Marvel Animation series is executive produced by Alan Fine (Marvel's The Avengers, Iron Man, »
Over the past couple of days, Marvel has slowly been revealing the cast for its upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy animated series, and now two more names have been announced, with Vanessa Marshall (Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Star Wars Rebels) set to portray the assassin Gamora, and James Arnold Taylor (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Ultimate Avengers 2) supplying the voices for Yondu and Cosmo. Here are the official video announcements…
The duo will join the previously announced Will Friedle as Star-Lord, David Sobolov as Drax, Kevin Michael Richadson as Groot and Trevor Devall as Rocket Raccoon in the cast of the series, which will get underway on Disney Xd later this year.
- Gary Collinson
Marvel has announced who will provide the voice for the final member of the Guardians of the Galaxy in the upcoming Disney Xd animated series. Joining Kevin Michael Richardson as Groot, Trevor Devall as Rocket, Will Friedle as Star Lord and David Sobolov as Drax, will be Vanessa Marshall (who can currently be heard as the Ghost's pilot, Hera, in Star Wars Rebels) as "the most dangerous woman in the universe", Gamora. Like the other cast members, Marshall has plenty of experience having also played the likes of Mary Jane in The Spectacular Spider-Man, Black Widow in Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes , and Black Canary in Young Justice. Marvel will produce the series, with Alan Fine, Dan Buckley, Joe Quesada and Jeph Loeb on board as as executive producers. Update: James Arnold Taylor will voice Yondu and Cosmo. < »
Following on from the announcement that Kevin Michael Richardson and Trevor Devall will lend their voices to Groot and Rocket Raccoon in the Guardians of the Galaxy animated show, Marvel has now revealed two more members of the voice cast for the upcoming Disney Xd series.
David Sobolov, who appeared alongside Richardson’s Groot and Devall’s Rocket in the Ultimate Spider-Man episode ‘The Return of the Guardians of the Galaxy’ is set to reprise the role of Drax the Destroyer, while former Boy Meets World star Will Friedle will lend his voice to Peter Quill, a.k.a. Star-Lord.
Friedle has himself previously featured in Ultimate Spider-Man, portraying Deadpool, while his other voice work includes Terry McGinnis in Batman Beyond, Lion-o in the revamped Thundercats, and Bumblebee in Transformers: Prime.
Here are the official announcement videos…
So, that just leaves Gamora. Expect an announcement at some point today…
- Gary Collinson
Welcome to a special edition of our news round-up, this time focusing on three comic book adaptations. The female lead in the Deadpool movie has been cast, the voice actors for Star-Lord/Peter Quill, Drax, Groot, and Rocket have been revealed for Disney Xd's Guardians of the Galaxy animated series (and fans of Boy Meets World and Batman Beyond should be very pleased with the Quill casting), and it's been announced that a Dreadstar TV series is in the works with the creator of the comic book series, Jim Starlin, executive producing and writing the project.
Deadpool: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Morena Baccarin (Inara Serra from Firefly and Serenity, Homeland, Gotham) will play the female lead in the upcoming Ryan Reynolds-starring Deadpool movie. The name of Baccarin's character has not yet been revealed, so it's unknown if she'll play a character from the Marvel comic book universe. »
- Derek Anderson
Following yesterday's news that Marvel has cast Kevin Michael Richardson and Trevor Devall to voice Groot and Rocket in Disney Xd's Guardians of the Galaxy animated TV show, the studio announced today that Will Friedle and David Sobolov will provide the voices of Star-Lord and Drax the Destroyer. Those characters were portrayed by Chris Pratt and Dave Bautista in last year's Guardians of the Galaxy blockbuster movie.
The series stars Peter Quill as Star-Lord, the brash adventurer who, to save the universe from its greatest threats, joins forces with a quartet of disparate misfits - fan-favorite Rocket Raccoon, a tree-like humanoid named Groot, the enigmatic, expert fighter Gamora and the rough-edged warrior Drax the Destroyer. The Marvel Animation series is executive produced by Alan Fine (Marvel's The Avengers, Iron Man, Thor), Dan Buckley (Avengers Assemble, Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.), Joe Quesada (Avengers Assemble) and Jeph Loeb (Marvel's Agents of S. »
Will Friedle and David Sobolov have joined the voice cast of Disney Xd’s upcoming “Guardians of the Galaxy” animated series. Friedle, who portrayed Eric Matthews in “Boy Meets World,” will take on Star-Lord, portrayed by Chris Pratt in the 2014 blockbuster live-action film. Sobolov is stepping back into the role of Drax the Destroyer after voicing the menacing superhero in other animated series such as a crossover for “Ultimate Spider-Man” and “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble.” Dave Bautista appeared as Drax alongside Pratt in the the film. Also read: Kevin Michael Richardson, Trevor Devall Join ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Animated Series On Tuesday, »
- Alicia Banks
Joining Kevin Michael Richardson as Groot and Trevor Devall as Rocket in the upcoming Disney Xd Guardians Of The Galaxy animated series is Will Friedle (Boy meets World) as Peter Jason Quill, aka Star Lord. Like the others, Friedle has plenty of experience voicing characters in comic-based shows, having played the likes of the Caped Crusade in Batman Beyond, Lion-o in Thundercats, Bumblebee in Transformers: Prime and Deadpool in Ultimate Spider-Man. Plus, we have David Sobolov returning as Drax. A lot of fans expected this as Sobolov has previously provided the voice for the character in Ultimate Spider-Man and Marvel’s Avengers Assemble. Only Gamora left as far as the main team goes, so we'll surely find out who'll be voicing her pretty soon. Marvel will produce the series, with Alan Fine, Dan Buckley, Joe Quesada and Jeph Loeb on board as as executive producers. »
Disney’s animated interpretation of Guardians of the Galaxy is currently casting up. Tuesday, Groot and Rocket were given TV voices. Now Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord, has been given life. Former Boy Meets World star Will Friedle will provide the voice for the Earthling who was kidnapped and brought out into space on the 2015 Disney Xd show. Below, read more […]
The post Animated ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Finds Its Drax and Star Lord Voice Actors appeared first on /Film. »
- Germain Lussier
Will Friedle is leaving the World and heading into the Galaxy. The Boy Meets World alum has joined Disney Xd’s Guardians of the Galaxy animated series as the voice of Star-Lord, the character who was made famous by Parks and Recreation‘s Chris Pratt in the blockbuster film this past summer. Friedle made the announcement himself today (in a video that you can watch below), and he will be joining the already cast Kevin Michael Richardson (Family Guy) as Groot and Trevor Devall (Johnny Test) as Rocket Raccoon (characters that were voiced by Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper, respectively, in the Guardians of the Galaxy film). Disney Xd’s Guardians is set to premiere later this year. Although most well-known for his role as Eric Matthews in the 90’s sitcom Boy Meets World, which now has its own spin-off, Girl Meets World, on Disney Channel, Friedle has quite the extensive voice-acting resume, »
- Chris King
After successfully meeting the World, Will Friedle will next become acquainted with the Galaxy.
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The Boy Meets World alum has been tapped to voice Star-Lord — made famous on the big screen by Chris Pratt — in Disney Xd’s upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy animated series, the network announced Wednesday. Guardians will premiere later this year.
Watch him make the announcement here:
Joining Friedle in the Guardians series are »
Several of the voice cast members for the upcoming Disney Xd animated series "Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy" have been revealed.
Kevin Michael Richardson is set to voice Groot, Will Friedle will play Star-Lord, and Trevor Devall will be Rocket Racoon. The cartoon 'Guardians' is slated to premiere later this year. [Source: The Live Feed]
Sony's Playstation Network has unveiled a new eight-minute featurette about their upcoming original series based on the acclaimed comic book title "Powers". The clip offers easily the most in-depth look to date at the series which follows two cops dealing with crimes related to people with superpowers. The series will premiere on March 10th on Psn.
The British Board of Film Classification have revealed the first three titles and directors for episodes of the upcoming Netflix series "Daredevil". Phil Abraham ("Mad Men," "Orange is the New Black") helms the first entitled "Into the »
- Garth Franklin
TVLine met up with the 19-year-old actress/singer to tease Bad Hair (which is available now via Disney On Demand and Watch Disney, and premieres Friday the 13th on Disney Channel), survey some big changes for Austin & Ally and make note of her most un-Disneylike behavior. (Worry not, kids – it’s quite family friendly.)
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The "Boy Meets World" crew is back together again! Ben Savage took to Twitter on Wednesday to share an anazing reunion photo with his former costars on the set of "Girl Meets World." "The Feeny Crew," Savage captioned the cute candid, featuring costars Danielle Fishel, Rider Strong and William Daniels.Let's be honest ... we will always call these Tgif favorites Cory Matthews, Topanga Lawrence, Shawn Hunter and Mr. Feeny.While Will Friedle (Aka Eric Matthews) was Mia, he's still around for Season Two of the series. "Shawn, Eric and Mr. Feeny will be an important part of season 2," the "Girl Meets World" writers tweeted back in December. "Lives will change. People will grow. People won’t… We just completed two shows with William Daniels. The cast went to Mr. Feeny’s house to retrieve something from the past." Just last month, Ben shared another snapshot from Mr. Feeny's house, writing, »
- tooFab Staff
17 items from 2015
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