We've known for YEARS that she was interested in revisiting 42 Wallaby Way, but to know that it's one step closer to reality makes ALL the difference!
With the announcement earlier this summer that Finding Nemo writer Andrew Stanton had signed on to direct the smash Disney film's follow-up, currently being written by Victoria Crouse and expected to be released in 2016, we're finally getting word on which potential voice actors will be back…
And we're DELIGHTED to report that Ellen DeGeneres is currently in
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We LOVED what he had to say…but we suppose we can understand how this could cause dramz with the rest of the Simpsons cast.
A bit earlier today, Simpsons voice actor Harry Shearer released a lengthy statement, in which he said he'd be willing to take a 70% pay cut for Fox to keep The Simpsons on the air. In return, Harry said he'd like a small amount of profit participation in the show.
Now, we're hearing
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This is awful!
The Simpsons CAN and SHOULD go on, but the series' new financial position calls for a 45% pay-cut in talent salaries — dropping from 440,000 to 250,000 per episode.
While the producers have already accepted their pay-cuts, the voice actors are chaining themselves to a tree.
Fox Television issued a statement:
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