15 items from 2017
Many comic book fans will tell you that when they sit down to read the latest Batman issue, it’s Kevin Conroy’s voice they hear. The legendary actor will have been voicing the gravelly-toned Caped Crusader for 25 years this September – a run which has spanned animated cartoons, movies, and video games – and he shows no signs of retiring any time soon.
His latest project is Batman and Harley Quinn, and during our conversation we quizzed him about reuniting with Loren Lester, getting to show Batman’s more comedic side, and comic book stories he’d love to see get the animated movie treatment. Have a read below…
First off, I wanted to say congratulations in advance, because next month will be the »
- Amie Cranswick
The galaxy remains protected. Disney Xd has renewed Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy TV show for a third season. The news broke over the weekend during the Marvel Animation panel at D23 Expo. Check out a larger version of the new season three poster, after the press release. The third season is entitled, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout. Disney Xd says season three, "...will find the Guardians gaining fame and fortune, but quickly knocked back on their heels after being framed by the Collector." The voice cast includes Will Friedle, Trevor Devall, Vanessa Marshall, David Sobolov, and Kevin Michael Richardson. Read More… »
Marvel announced the cast and premiere date for its new animated series “Marvel’s Spider-Man” during the the comic giant’s panel at D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calif., on Friday.
The show, premiering Aug. 19 on Disney XD, takes a fresh look at Peter Parker as the superhero gets accepted into Horizon High, a high school for brilliant young scientific minds. He struggles to balance his social life while hiding his secret identity from his classmates while using his alter ego to take on supervillains.
“Marvel’s Spider-Man” voice cast includes Robbie Daymond (“Bread Winners”) as Spider-Man, Patton Oswalt as Uncle Ben, Max Mittelman (“Transformers: Robots in Disguise”) as Harry Osborn, Nadji Jeter (“Jessie”) as Miles Morales, and Alastair Duncan (“The Batman”) as Vulture.
A scene that screened during the D23 panel on Friday showed Spidey fighting with his Venom suit. “This is like some invasion of the body-grabbers. Get off me, you »
- Rebecca Rubin
Well, it’s about time. For the last twenty-five years or so, we’ve had one animated Batman series after another but to be honest only two are really good: Batman the Animated Series and Batman: The Brave and the Bold. The latter has been slowly coming out on Blu-Ray with season one in 2013 and season two in 2015. This month, we’re getting the third and final season and the good news is that it is as entertaining as remembered.
After increasingly odd interpretations of Batman, Warner Animation decided to go retro and bring back the Batman of the 1960s, who was not afraid to operate in daylight and would partner with just about anyone in a mask as the need arose. Producer James Tucker saw to it that it honored the comic the series took its name from while modernizing it with contemporary characters and characterizations. The result was »
- Robert Greenberger
2017 is shaping up to be a big year for Guardians of the Galaxy fans. We’ve got Marvel Studios’ hotly-anticipated sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 to look forward to, along with Telltale’s video game, and now we can add the second season of the Disney Xd animated series to that list.
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy season two will premiere with a one-hour double-bill on March 11th at 9pm Est/Pst, as the Guardians team up with The Avengers. Before then, we’ll also be getting six animated shorts, which will drop daily from February 27th on the Disney Xd app, VOD and YouTube. Here are the episode descriptions for the two part season premiere:
“Stayin’ Alive” (9:00 p.m., Est/Pst) – While trying to dispose of Thanos’ asteroid, the Guardians discover it has been taken to a secure facility that belongs to the Avengers.
“Evolution Rock” (9:30 p. »
- Gary Collinson
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy have some new company. Today, Disney Xd announced The Avengers will appear on the series' upcoming season two premiere.Based on the Marvel Comics characters and the 2014 movie, the animated show follows the space adventures of "a ragtag band of disparate misfits." The voice cast includes Will Friedle, Trevor Devall, Vanessa Marshall, Kevin Michael Richardson, and David Sobolov.Read More… »
When the Girl Meets World season three and TV series finale aired on Disney Channel on January 20th, it was chock full of original Boy Meets World TV show stars, too. That said, the goodbye scene for one vet -- who has appeared on both cancelled series -- ending up on the cutting room floor. Now Danny McNulty, who played Harvey "Harley" Keiner, is sharing that moment from the script as well as additional Girl Meets World memories. Check it out, after the jump.A sequel to the original ABC sitcom, Girl Meets World starred: Rowan Blanchard, Sabrina Carpenter, Ben Savage, Peyton Meyer, August Maturo, Danielle Fishel, and Corey Fogelmanis. Boy Meets World stars William Daniels, Lee Norris, William Russ, Betsy Randle, Will Friedle, Anthony Quinn, Rider Strong, Lily Nicksay, and Lindsay Ridgeway all returned for the »
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But before we talk about what wasn’t in the episode, let’s quickly recap what actually went down: For starters, Riley’s friends braced themselves for a future without her, including Lucas, who (rather quickly) accepted that they would break up if she moved to London. Maya, on the other hand, knew full well that no »
Brace yourselves for all the Feeny feels!
For the past three years, Boy Meets World's most beloved teacher, Mr. Feeny (William Daniels), has sporadically appeared on our screens in the Disney Channel continuation, Girl Meets World, to grace the Matthews family with his advice.
In this Friday's series finale, "Girl Meets Goodbye," Feeny returns for one last time to help Cory (Ben Savage) and Topanga (Danielle Fishel) make a life-changing decision about whether or not to pursue a job opportunity in London -- and only Et has your exclusive sneak peek of the tear-jerking moment!
"You've always given us our best advice. What do you got for us now?" Cory asks his mentor in our first look video above while Riley (Rowan Blanchard) and Maya (Sabrina Carpenter) wait with curious silence.
"London: City of Shakespeare and Dickens. I think you'll »
Before the final episode of “Girl Meets World” airs on Friday, stars Rowan Blanchard (Riley Matthews), Ben Savage (Cory Matthews) and Sabrina Carpenter (Maya Hart) and creator Michael Jacobs have a special message for followers of the “Boy Meets World” story.
In this exclusive featurette, which you can watch above, the team shares what the series has meant to them and discusses the important messages the series tackles. The cast has become a real family over the years, Carpenter says, and the bonds will last beyond the finale.
“We make a fun show about real issues. We do it in a fun, relatable way and I think people appreciate that,” Savage says in the video.
“Your adventures were my adventures not very long ago »
- Dani Levy
Are you ready to say goodbye to the Girl Meets World TV show on Disney Channel? Watch a promo of the Girl Meets World season three and series finale, after the jump. Disney Channel cancelled the Boy Meets World sequel series, earlier this month.Girl Meets World stars Rowan Blanchard, Sabrina Carpenter, Ben Savage, Peyton Meyer, August Maturo, Danielle Fishel, and Corey Fogelmanis. Several Boy Meets World favorites are returning for the Disney Channel finale including Mr. Feeny (William Daniels), Minkus (Lee Norris), Alan (William Russ), Amy (Betsy Randle), Eric (Will Friedle), Mr. Turner (Anthony Quinn), Shawn (Rider Strong), Harley (Danny McNulty), and both Morgans (Lily Nicksay, Lindsay Ridgeway).Read More… »
It's official. Disney Channel has cancelled the Girl Meets World TV show after three seasons. Last week, Boy Meets World co-star Rider Strong, who guest stars on the sequel as Shawn Hunter, indicated on a podcast that Girl Meets World would have no fourth season. Soon thereafter, the comedy's writers took to their official Twitter account, to ensure fans that Disney Channel had not made an official cancellation or renewal decision.Now it seems it is those same writers have taken to social media to confirm Girl Meets World will soon come to an end. Check out their tweets, as well as messages from stars Rowan Blanchard and Sabrina Carpenter, and guest star Will Friedle, after »
Girl Meets World has become the first TV casualty of 2017. The Twitter account for the show's writers announced the news on Wednesday, confirming that season three will be the show's final season. There are still three episodes left, which will air in January: "World Meets Girl" is a fan-focused episode, "Girl Meets Sweet Sixteen" will show Riley's 16th birthday, and the last episode, "Girl Meets Goodbye," sounds all the more poignant given the news. Here's the announcement in full. It is with incredible pride in our work and complete sadness that things end, that I report to this wonderful audience that our show is over - Girl Meets Writers (@GMWWriters) January 5, 2017 I just officially got the call, and would like to thank this audience for its incredible love and loyalty. Please watch our January episodes - Girl Meets Writers (@GMWWriters) January 5, 2017 We leave you with three incredible souvenirs of a »
- Maggie Pehanick
Girl Meets World is officially ending.
After weeks of speculation over its future, Disney Channel’s multi-camera comedy -- a spinoff of beloved ‘90s sitcom Boy Meets World -- will end later this month, when it airs its final episode on Friday, Jan. 20, titled “Girl Meets Goodbye.”
“It is with incredible pride in our work and complete sadness that things end, that I report to this wonderful audience that our show is over,” the show wrote in a series of tweets via the Girl Meets World writers’ Twitter account on Wednesday.
“I just officially got the call, and would like to thank this audience for its incredible love and loyalty. Please watch our January episodes,” read another tweet.
“We leave you with three incredible souvenirs of a show we couldn’t be more proud of,” the message continued. “As I look »
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The news was confirmed in a series of tweets from the Girl Meets Writers Twitter account:
It is with incredible pride in our work and complete sadness that things end, that I report to this wonderful audience that our show is over
— Girl Meets Writers (@GMWWriters) January 5, 2017
I just officially got the call, and would like »
15 items from 2017