This would usually start off with a "Good news, everybody!" But let's face it: this is GREAT news! Over the last year, there have been rumors aplenty about a possible resurrection of Futurama, and now they're back with a vengeance.
This must stop NOW! 20th Century Fox Television is considering moving forward with the revival of Futurama without the original voice cast -- which includes voice-acting legend Billy West.
Good news everyone! The Futurama DVD Into the Wild Green Yonder was released today! The bad news? It may just be the last new Futurama anything ever. While we say goodbye to one of the most creative shows ever, we also take a look back at our favorite Futurama episodes.
"OMG"s and "WTF"s could not express the outrage Futurama fans felt last month when it was revealed that 20th Century Fox Television was looking at replacement voice actors for the animated show's revival on Comedy Central. Money, of course, was at the heart of the issue, with Fox considerably slashing the comedy's budget, starting with the voice talent.
Futurama is joining the Family.
The Matt Groening animated series, which ran on Fox from 1999 to 2003, is being brought back by Comedy Central. The cable network has picked up the rights to at least 13 new episodes of the show, which will begin airing in 2008.
Fans of Futurama were pleased to hear that the original voice cast signed up to portray the characters. Katey Sagal will reprise her role of TuRunga Leela, John DiMaggio is back on board as Bender, and Billy West, aka Stimpson J. Cat, will once more voice Fry, the wayward pizza delivery guy.
Futurama was created by Groening as a follow-up to his smash-hit show The Simpsons. The show never found as wide and deep a fan base as did the adventures of the family from Springfield, and like another Fox cult hit, The ...Read more