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Retro is the new modern. Nickelodeon is reviving the animated Rocko's Modern Life TV show as a new, one-hour TV special. The original Rocko's Modern Life was cancelled in 1996 after three years on the cable outlet.Nick announced the order and says original series creator Joe Murray has boarded the project as an executive producer. Casting has yet to be announced, so it is unclear whether the original voice cast, including Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Doug Lawrence, and Charlie Adler will return. Learn more from this Nickelodeon press release.Read More… »
Lot O’ Comics employees rejoice! Twenty years after the cult hit ended its run, Nickelodeon is bringing the 1990s animated series Rocko's Modern Life back for a brand new, original one-hour special executive produced by creator Joe Murray. Casting and airdate for the revival will be announced in the coming months. Set in fictional Midwestern city of O-Town, Rocko's Modern Life tracked the surreal adventures of an immigrant Australian wallaby named Rocko and his two best… »
Get ready to return to O-Town. Nickelodeon is reviving Rocko's Modern Life with a new TV movie, E! News has confirmed. The one-hour movie, which does not have a premiere date yet, will feature all your favorite Rocko characters and will be helmed by Joe Murray, the show's creator. "I'm very happy to be rejoining Rocko and my friends from O-Town again," Murray said in a statement to EW, who first reported the news. "What I have found by bringing these characters back is that it's not so much about nostalgia, but a sense that they still feel relevant and fresh to me, and after 20 years, they can't wait to comment on modern life in the 21st century. They still have a lot to »
Today, Cartoon Network unveiled a first look at the all-new series The Powerpuff Girls. The rebooted show features the original arbiters of girl power; Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup! Slated to premiere this spring, the reimagined series from Cartoon Network Studios is  about three girls juggling school and saving the world before bedtime. We have your first look with a clip from the episode I Am Not a Princess. We also have select new images that show the trio back in action.
Adventure Time's Nick Jennings is executive producing this new take on the animated superhero adventure created by Craig McCracken. The Powerpuff Girls reboot series voice cast features Amanda Leighton as Blossom, Kristen Li as Bubbles, and Natalie Palamides as Buttercup. Tom Kenny will reprise his iconic role as the Narrator/Mayor. The original The Powerpuff Girls was headlined by Cathy Cavadini as Blossom, Tara Strong as Bubbles, and Elizabeth Daily as Buttercup. »
Attention, residents of Bluffington: Nickelodeon just announced a massive, Wreck-It Ralph-type supergroup movie featuring characters from its '90s cartoons, including Rugrats, The Angry Beavers, Aaahh! Real Monsters, Ren & Stimpy, and Rocko's Modern Life. It's not quite decided how many other shows will be included in the mix, but it looks like anything is possible. You may be reunited with CatDog, for all we know. Weirder yet, part of the movie (currently entitled NickToons) will be live-action. Could this mean we'll be hanging out with Pete and Pete again? It's an overwhelming prospect. To prepare ourselves for this journey, here are ten oft-forgotten Nickelodeon cartoon characters who deserve more of our attention. »
- Louis Virtel
Our favorite Nickelodeon characters are ready to stage a comeback—and in a big way. According to Deadline, a NickToons movie is coming, which will feature signature Nickelodeon characters from some of our favorite throwback shows. Characters from Aaahh! Real Monsters, Ren & Stimpy, and Rocko's Modern Life are among some of the roles reportedly coming together for this epic mashup movie. Because haven't we all wondered what would happen if Rugrats' Angelica Pickles and Hey Arnold!'s Helga ran into each other? Mayhem, that's what. While we wait to see which favorites officially make the cut, these are the most memorable 'toons we want to see in a NickToons »
Deadline is reporting that Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite, Nacho Libre) has been tapped by Paramount and Nickelodeon to direct Nicktoons, a crossover movie in the vein of Who Framed Roger Rabbit that will feature characters from classic 1990s animated series such as Rugrats, The Angry Beavers, Rocko's Modern Life, Ren & Stimpy and Aaahh! Real Monsters. Parent at Disruption Entertainment's... Read More »
- Jesse Giroux
Based on an idea by Ali Mendes, the feature sees the signature characters of various Nickelodeon shows coming together to create in an original narrative - a kind of "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" but with the likes of "The Rugrats," "Ren & Stimpy," "Rocko's Modern Life," "Aaahh! Real Monsters" and "The Angry Beavers".
Source: Deadline »
- Garth Franklin
Crossovers and shared universes are certainly hot properties on both the big screen and small screen alike, as evidenced by The CW's Arrow and The Flash, along with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Universal's upcoming shared monster universe, and much more. Today we have word through Deadline that Paramount is developing a new movie based on the iconic Nicktoons cartoons, that will feature a slew of beloved characters. The feature will reportedly include characters from hit shows such as Rugrats, The Ren and Stimpy Show, Rocko's Modern Life, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters and The Angry Beavers.
The studio has set Jared Hess (Don Verdean) to direct and co-write the script with his wife and frequent collaborator, Jerusha Hess, based on an idea by Ali Mendes. No specific plot details were given, nor was it revealed how these various animated TV worlds will cross over, but the project was said to be in »
9 items from 2016
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