Friday, October 29, 2004
TEEN TITANS ANIMATED UPDATE
Freddy Rodriguez is playing the voices of Mas Y Menos in the two-part "Titans East" episode of Cartoon Network's Teen Titans.
"That was really fun," voice director Andrea Romano told The Continuum.
Rodriguez, 29, plays Federico Diaz on HBO's Six Feet Under. His other credits including Chasing Papi and guest-spots on TV shows Scrubs and Party of Five.
"Titans East" will also include T'Keyah Crystal Kemah as Bumblebee and Wil Wheaton as Aqualad.
The episode features the final clash with Brother Blood, who is voiced by John DiMaggio.
"He's a remarkably talented, versatile voice actor," Romano said. "He's Bender on Futurama. He's also a villain (Dr. Drakken) on Kim Possible, but he's doing a completely different voice for us. He's terrific. I'm crazy about him."
DiMaggio is also doing the voice of Juggernaut on the X-Men Legends videogame.
Romano said she "adores" working with the cast of Teen Titans.
"For the most part, they are actors who have voices with character," Romano said, "which means they're not putting on cartoony voices."
For covers and four-page previews of titles arriving in stores on Wednesday, CLICK HERE.
Titles include Transformers/G.I. Joe Vol. 2 #1 from Dreamwave Productions, Forsaken #3 from Image Comics, Mega City 909 #2 from Devil's Due Publishing and Swamp Thing #9 from DC Comics.
Warner Home Video has released plot synopses for the 22 episodes that appear on Smallville: The Complete Third Season DVD, which arrives in stores on Nov. 16.
For a complete rundown, CLICK HERE.
Smallville: The Complete Third Season features unbelievable bonus features, and a plot that appeals to all fans of the series," said Christine Martinez, WHV Vice President, Non-theatrical Franchise Marketing. "Smallville is an incredible, larger than life adaptation of a comic-book legend making it one of the most memorable shows on TV and a must have on DVD."
DVD extras include:
* Audio commentary on three episodes by the show's producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar and cast members Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack and John Glover.
* Producing Smallville: The Heroes Behind The Camera -- a behind-the-scenes featurette.
* The Chloe Chronicles: Volume II -- Webisodes from Season 3.
* Unaired scenes with optional commentary.
* Gag reel.
* Easter Egg -- cast member Michael Rosenbaum interviews one of the crew as they role play a DVD executive.
* DVD-ROM capabilities with link to Smallville website.
THE BATMAN UPDATE
Kids' WB! has announced a new episode of The Batman will air on Saturday, Nov. 13.
The episode is "The Big Heat" and will feature Firefly.
The episode of Teen Titans on Nov. 13 will be "Fractured."
For the complete Kids' WB! schedule for the week, CLICK HERE.
In other The Batman news, the network is reporting "significant double-digit week-to-week ratings/share gains" among several demographics, including Kids 6-11 (2.3/10, +35%/+43%), Boys 2-11 (2.5/10, +14%/+11%), Boys 6-11 (3.6/15, +50%/+50%), Tweens 9-14 (2.6/13, +30%/+30%) and Male Tweens 9-14 (4.4/21, +42%/+40%).
COMICS CONTINUUM BACK ISSUES
In case you missed The Continuum's recent coverage, here are some links:
* For Friday, Oct. 22, including Marvel's solicitations for January, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Oct. 21, including Marvel news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Oct. 20, including Fantastic Four movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Oct. 19, including Fantastic Four movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Oct. 18, including DC Comics' solicitations for January, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Oct. 16, including Image news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Oct. 15, including Blade: Trinity news and Image Comics solicitations for January, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Oct. 14, including Marvel and IDW news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Oct. 13, including X-Men movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Oct. 12, including Justice League animated news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Oct. 11, including DC Comics news, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Oct. 9, Dark Horse Comics' solicitations for January, CLICK HERE.
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