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Samurai Jack is Back, with Beard

One of the lost gems of our childhood, and considered as one of the shining gems of Cartoon Network’s glory days, Samurai Jack is finally returning via Adult Swim’s Toonami block on March 11 at 11 PM ET. It has been a long time since the original series’ open-ended conclusion – it took 12 and a half years before the time-traveling samurai managed to return to the small screens. And as the ...

Immortals Director wants to make a Samurai Jack movie
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Breaking: Samurai Jack will Return to Adult Swim and Toonami in 2016.

So… i was just checking the twitter feeds, and in full disclosure i do follow one of the co creators of Toonami. So the announcement has come out on the Toonami Tumblr page: “Adult Swim is excited to announce that JACK IS BACK. Creator and executive producer Genndy Tartakovsky continues the epic story of Samurai Jack with a new season of episodes that will premiere on Adult Swim’s ...

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Classic Cartoon Network Shows Participate in Crossover Comic Event

If you think Marvel and DC’s respective heroes have the monopoly on intra-company crossovers, you’d better think again, because some of Cartoon Network’s classic characters will be featured in a new IDW comic book series titled Super Secret Crisis War! In case you’re not familiar with tights and spandex superheroics, Super Secret Crisis War pokes fun (at the very least, its title does) ...

IDW to Extend Samurai Jack Comic Book's Run
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IDW to Extend Samurai Jack Comic Book’s Run

This is actually old news, as IDW has announced that they would be releasing a new comic book based on the old Cartoon Network series Samurai Jack. However, recent developments in the project make it worth mentioning again, as IDW has announced that they would be increasing the minimum commitment to ten issues, from the originally planned five, after positive fan response and strong sales for ...

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NYCC Interview: Actor Phil LaMarr

Phil LaMarr has contributed so much as an actor to the animation industry that he should have a statue of each of his characters erected in a Phil LaMarr Hall of Fame Gallery. This Hall of Fame would take up the space of 50 football fields, at least. That’s how much acting and voice acting work Phil LaMarr has done. Here is a bucket list of the characters you MUST SEE, if you want to call ...

Genndy Tartakovsky Tapped to direct Sony's 3D Popeye Movie
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Genndy Tartakovsky Tapped to direct Sony’s 3D Popeye Movie

Hotel Transylvania may only be the tip of the ice berg for director Genndy Tartakovsky, according to Variety. The animation veteran, whose past credits include Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, and Clone Wars, will be developing and directing Sony’s upcoming 3D Popeye movie next. Sony’s 3D take on the Popeye movie franchise will be co-produced by Avi and Ari Arad, with David ...

Immortals Director wants to make a Samurai Jack movie
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Immortals Director wants to make a Samurai Jack movie

It seems that Tarsem Singh (director of this week’s big screen myth epic Immortals) wants nothing more than to adapt one of Genndy Tartakovsky’s popular cartoons – Samurai Jack – for the big screen. Singh revealed his desire to create a film around the time-traveling swordsman in a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter. While having very little interest in the type of ...

Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion XL Gameplay from Comic Con 2011
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Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion XL Gameplay from Comic Con 2011

Not that long ago, Cartoon Network teamed with Papaya Studio and Crave Entertainment to bring Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion to the Nintendo 3DS. The general premise was awesome: take a dozen or so iconic characters from the network’s lineup (Ben 10, Chowder, Dexter, Samurai Jack, etc.) and have them square off in a fighter like Super Smash Bros. Well, now, thanks to some great ...

Adam Sandler goes Dracula in Hotel Transylvania
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Adam Sandler goes Dracula in Hotel Transylvania

Just this week, Sony Pictures Animation announced Adam Sandler has checked into Hotel Transylvania. The comedic actor will star as the voice of Dracula in the 3D animated comedy, which is due to hit theaters just before Halloween next year, September 21st, 2012. Animated by Sony Pictures Imageworks, the film will feature many voiceover celebrities, including Kevin James as Frankenstein, Fran ...

The Fairly OddParents celebrates 10 years on Nickelodeon
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The Fairly OddParents celebrates 10 years on Nickelodeon

For ten years, The Fairly OddParents has been entertaining folks across the Nickelodeon empire. Joining in the ranks of SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer, the adventures of Timmy Turner and his magical fairy godparents have reached their 10th anniversary, moving into a special league of all-time classic toons. Just to put this amazing accomplishment into some better perspective, 10 ...

More info on Cartoon Network's Punch Time Explosion for Nintendo 3DS
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More info on Cartoon Network’s Punch Time Explosion for Nintendo 3DS

A few weeks back, ToonBarn teased the story of Cartoon Network’s upcoming fighting game Punch Time Explosion, that followed in the footsteps of TMNT Fighters and Super Smash Bros. by pitting 18 CN’s characters against one another. (Coincidentally, just days ago, ToonBarn broke with the story about Nickelodeon’s Super Brawl 2 — these toons must all hate each other!!). ...

Cartoon Network premieres Sym-Bionic Titan September 27th
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Cartoon Network premieres Sym-Bionic Titan September 17th

Sym-Bionic Titan is ready to smash around and kick some giant butt. The original series, which mixes traditional animation with some neat-o special effects, will hit Cartoon Network on September 17th. Created by Genndy Tartakovsky, the brains behind Dexter’s Laboratory and Samurai Jack, the show features three alien teens with three iconic forms: a warrior, a princess, and a robot. ...

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