‘Animation Domination’ Draws ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ Into The Mix

napoleon_dynamite_32065Making its series debut tonight on Fox-TV, NAPOLEON DYNAMITE is the animated reboot of the 2004 cult film of the same name. JARED HESS (who directed the live-action original) reunites with his original cast members to breathe new life into these quirky, off-beat (and extremely quotable) characters.

We sat down a few days ago at the Television Critics Association press event to talk with JON HEDER, the voice of the titular high school loser, who explained why he was so willing to get on board with this project.
NAPOLEON DYNAMITE premieres tonight on Fox-TV

Jon Heder Breathes New Life Into An All New Animated ‘Napoleon Dynamite’

napoleon-dynamite-tv-posterSlated to debut Sunday night as part of the Fox-TV ANIMATION DOMINATION block of programming, the animated adaptation of NAPOLEON DYNAMITE promises to please fans of the 2004 cult film of the same name. JARED HESS (who directed the live-action original) reunites with his original cast members to breathe new life into these quirky, off-beat (and extremely quotable) characters.
We sat down a few days ago at the Television Critics Association press event to talk with JON HEDER, the voice of the titular high school loser, and he recalled how surprised all involved were when the original film struck gold at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival.

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE premieres Sunday night on Fox-TV

‘Allen Gregory’ Joins Animation Domination Sundays On Fox

allen-gregory_480_posterFinally premiering this Sunday on Fox-TV, the much talked about ALLEN GREGORY is the latest addition to the Animation Domination line-up consisting of THE SIMPSONS, THE CLEVELAND SHOW and FAMILY GUY. The brain-child of comic actor JONAH HILL, the series follows the social misadventures of a precocious 7-year-old whose uncouth elementary school pals are unable to deal with or understand a sophisticated brainiac being raised by two gay dads. Along with HILL (who stars in the titular role), other voice talents include FRENCH STEWART, LESLIE MANN and WILL FORTE.  We recently sat down with HILL to talk about the new show, and he admitted to a real pride of ownership with this new series. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)

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ALLEN GREGORY debuts on Fox-TV Sunday night

Jonah Hill Completes Childhood Goal With ‘Allen Gregory’

allen-gregory-fox-300x225Debuting later this month as part of the Fox-TV Animation Domination Block, ALLEN GREGORY is an animated series that will follow the social misadventures of a precocious 7-year-old whose uncouth elementary school pals are unable to deal with or understand a sophisticated brainiac being raised by two gay dads. Created by HILL, ANDREW MOGEL and JARRAD PAUL, other voice talents include FRENCH STEWART, LESLIE MANN and WILL FORTE.
We recently sat down with HILL to talk about the new show and he confessed that doing an animated TV series is the culmination of a childhood dream. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
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ALLEN GREGORY debuts on Fox-TV 10/30

‘MONEYBALL’ STAR JONAH HILL TAKES TO THE TUBE WITH ‘ALLEN GREGORY’

allen-gregory_480_posterCurrently on-screen as Peter Brand, the brainy, Yale-educated economist who comes up with the numbers-crunching scheme that general manager Billy Beane uses to take the Oakland A’s out of the cellar in MONEYBALL, JONAH HILL is about to take another medium by storm. Set to premiere Sunday, Oct. 30 on Fox-TV, ALLEN GREGORY is an animated series that will follow the social misadventures of a precocious 7-year-old whose uncouth elementary school pals are unable to deal with or understand a sophisticated brainiac being raised by two gay dads. Created by HILL, ANDREW MOGEL and JARRAD PAUL, other voice talents include FRENCH STEWART, LESLIE MANN and WILL FORTE.
We recently sat down with the newly svelte HILL (he’s lost much of the weight he carries in MONEYBALL) to talk about the new series and how he came up with the idea. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
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MONEYBALL is in theaters now
ALLEN GREGORY debuts on Fox-TV 10/30