While much has been made about Hank Azaria stepping down from playing Indian American character Apu on The Simpsons, the versatile actor will no longer voice another character from the animated show, and a gay actor has taken his place. Starting with an episode that aired last last... Read More.
In a wide-ranging chat with Dax Shepard on his sobriety and his career, Hank Azaria opened up about the controversy surrounding his former Simpsons character Apu. Azaria, who is white, voiced hard-working Indian Kwik-E-Mart owner Apu Nahasapeemapetilon for decades until stepping down from voicing him in 2020. The controversy began after Indian comic Hari... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Sunday's episode of The Simpsons marks its 700th, further cementing Matt Groening's animated creation as the the longest-running scripted series in TV history. The show was recently renewed for seasons 33 and 34, which would bring the total number of episodes to 757 by 2023. But could... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Looks like The Simpsons' record as the longest-running scripted series in TV history won't be broken anytime soon: Fox has announced it has renewed the multiple-Emmy-winning series for seasons 33 and 34. That would bring the series to 757 episodes in 2023. "We're... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- During a chat about his latest animated hit, Netflix's Disenchantment,Simpsonscreator Matt Groening addressed the controversy over the long-running show's white actors voicing characters of other races. The comments came on the heels of Harry Shearer's announcement that he'd no longer voice Dr.... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Voice actor Harry Shearer is stepping down from voicing Dr. Julius Hibbert on The Simpsons as the longtime animated show faces increasing calls to diversify its cast. The Hollywood Reporter says Kevin Michael Richardson will take over for Shearer, starting with the February 28... Read More.