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Helen Hunt’s Dad, Director and Acting Coach Gordon Hunt, Dies at 87

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Helen Hunt’s Dad, Director and Acting Coach Gordon Hunt, Dies at 87
Gordon Hunt, director, acting teacher and father of Oscar-winning actress Helen Hunt has died at the age of 87.

“He was a master of reinvention, a journeyman artist,” the actress told The Hollywood Reporter. “He knew and taught that the work doesn’t always find you. You need to create and re-create the work every day.”

Hunt died the night of Dec. 17 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, his daughter confirmed to THR.

Known for his work directing cartoon shows like The Smurfs and sitcoms like Mad About You (which starred Helen), Hunt was a true Hollywood renaissance man.
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TV Director Gordon Hunt, Father of Helen Hunt, Dies at 87

TV Director Gordon Hunt, Father of Helen Hunt, Dies at 87
Gordon Hunt, television director and father of actress Helen Hunt, died on Saturday at his home in Sherman Oaks, California, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 87.

"Gordon was a master of reinvention. A journeyman artist," Helen said in a statement released to Et. "He knew and taught that the work doesn't always find you. You need to create and recreate the work every day."

"If you asked 100 people who knew him 100 of them would say he was the kindest man they ever knew," she continued.

Photos: Stars We've Lost In Recent Years

Gordon worked for years running the voice department at Hanna-Barbera animation studios, eventually moving on to serve as the recording director on beloved cartoon series such as The Jetsons, The Flintstones, The Smurfs, Scooby-Doo, Richie Rich and countless others.

In the 1990s, Gordon began working in live TV, directing sitcoms such as Caroline in the City, Frasier, [link
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Voltron: Netflix Rebooting Animated TV Series

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The legend returns. As part of its deal with DreamWorks Animation, Netflix is rebooting the animated adventure series, Voltron. The original syndicated series, Voltron: Defender of the Universe, premiered in September, 1984 and ran through November, 1985. It spawned specials, sequels, comics, toys, and video games.

The original Voltron series voice cast includes: Jack Angel, Michael Bell, Peter Cullen, Neil Ross, B.J. Ward, Lennie Weinrib, and Tress MacNeille. It was executive produced by Peter Keefe, with Steve Sterling, producing. It can be found on Netflix and Hulu, with mini episodes on Crackle.

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Thq Celebrates Voltron Game Release

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Press Release:

Let’s Go, Voltron Force! Original Voltron voice talent Michael Bell (Lance, Sven) , Neil Ross (Commander Keith, Pidge) and Bj Ward (Princess Allura, Haggar) chatted with fans online along with host Clare Grant of Team Unicorn and “Voltron Force” producer Jeremy Corray as they celebrated the release of the latest arcade-style game from Thq. They were joined by fellow Voltron fans Seth Green (Robot Chicken), Alex Albrecht (Diggnation) and Team Unicorn members Michele Boyd, Rileah Vanderbilt and Milynn Sarley during a special Live Stream event.

In this brand-new take on the original Voltron animated adventure, players will find themselves teaming up to battle the evil forces of King Zarkon across the varied landscapes of the Far Universe, including Planets Arus and Doom. Interwoven with clips and a re-mastered score from the original animated television series, the new game from Thq promises an epic adventure in stunning high-definition.

Voltron: Defender of the Universe
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Streaming Live fan event: Thq's Voltron: Defender of the Universe, Nov. 30

Tune in alert: Live Gaming event tonight, Wednesday November 30th - from Agoura, California! Monsters and Critics is There at Thq headquarters in celebration of Thq's release of Voltron: Defender of the Universe (Now available on XBox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network), Twitch.TV will be live streaming the Launch Party! Pictures posted as event unfolds. Ultimate Fangirl Clare Grant ('The Guild,' 'Team Unicorn,' 'Robot Chicken') is hosting! Team Unicorn (Michele Boyd, Milynn Sarley & Rileah Vanderbilt)Seth Green ('Robot Chicken,' 'Family Guy,' Sex Drive)Alex Albrecht ('Diggnation,' 'Legend of Neil')Adam Green (Hatchet, Frozen, Chillerama)Voice Talent from the 80's Original Animated Classic TV SeriesCommander Keith & Pidge (Neil Ross)Lance & Sven (Michael Bell)Princess Allura & Haggar (B.J. Ward) Thq Game Producers, Russell Brock
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Exclusive Video: New G.I. Joe: The Complete Series DVD Clip

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We have a brand new exclusive clip from G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero - The Complete Series Collector's Set, which will come to DVD in a special "foot locker" 17-disc set on November 10. Click below for our exclusive clip, which features the Joes going to Hollywood to film a movie.

G.I. Joe is the code name for America's daring highly-trained special missions force. Its purpose: to defend human freedom against Cobra, a ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world!

1n 1983 Hasbro made a bold statement when it launched its classic toy line of action heroes as an adventure-based team of unique characters, each with his - and her - own specialties. And because it captured the imaginations and hearts of boys and girls aspiring to make a difference in the world, G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero was an immediate success lasting over 25 incredible years.

Now you can
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G.I. Joe: The Complete Series Comes to Stores on November 10th

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You can bring home a highly-popular animated series home in one, huge collecible boxed set. G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero: The Complete Series will be released on DVD on November 10. We previously announced this DVD set for a July 21 release, but the set was only available directly through Shout! Factory and, starting on November 10, you can pick up the set at retail outlets. The 17-disc set will be priced at $179.99 Srp and you can take a look at the images and video of this release and all of the special features below.

G.I. Joe is the code name for America's daring highly-trained special missions force. Its purpose: to defend human freedom against Cobra, a ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world!

1n 1983 Hasbro made a bold statement when it launched its classic toy line of action heroes as an adventure-based team of unique characters, each with his
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G.I. Joe: The Complete Series Collector's Set Storms Up to DVD on July 21st

You can bring home a classic cartoon home in its entirety with a wealth of extra goodies on DVD this July. G.I. Joe: The Complete Series Collector's Set will be released on DVD on July 21. This 17-disc set features all 95 episodes of the animated cartoon, in limited edition packaging, and the set will be priced at $145 Srp. You can take a look at the packaging and special features below.

G.I. Joe is the code name for America's daring highly-trained special missions force. Its purpose: to defend human freedom against Cobra, a ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world!

1n 1983 Hasbro made a bold statement when it launched its classic toy line of action heroes as an adventure-based team of unique characters, each with his - and her - own specialties. And because it captured the imaginations and hearts of boys and girls aspiring to make a difference in the world,
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