You'd think it would be difficult to continue writing love interests for a perpetual 10-year-old, but eat our shorts if 'The Simpsons' doesn't find ways to make it adorkable. We already knew that 'New Girl' star and all around manic pixie dream girl poster-child Zooey Deschanel would reprise her role as Mary Spuckler for 'The Simpsons' season 24 premiere (along with a host of other past girlfriends), but what's this about another return appearance? And what other famous voices are joining the fray?
Earlier this week, were were surprised and elated to learn that 'Sherlock' and 'Star Trek 2' star Benedict Cumberbatch had reached status iconic enough to lend a voice to 'The Simpsons' in the near future, but at the time nothing specific was said about the role. Now, in advance of Comic-Con 2012, we've learned that Cumberbatch will take not just one, but two roles! What's 'Sherlock,' playing, and what episode can we see him in?
For anyone who's caught the first two series of Steven Moffat's BBC adaption 'Sherlock,' it doesnt take a detective to pick out the show's popularity. Not only has star Benedict Cumberbatch achieved international acclaim as a modern-day version of the famous super-sleuth, but will soon tear his way across screens in 'Star Trek 2.' Now 'The Simpsons' have picked up the UK star, but what will the series see him play?
Animated shorts seem to finally be making their much wanted comeback in theaters. Disney used to do them back in the day and it wasn't until Pixar started doing shorts in front of their films that other animated studios finally realized that audiences still enjoy watching them. A new Simpsons short will now be making its way to theaters in front of 'Ice Age: Continental Drift.'
The Emmys can be rather confusing for all their rules and regulations, in that certain shows can't compete, or that animation can't submit itself for writing categories, instead remaining its own category. Now, the latest Emmy ballot has the writers of 'Family Guy, 'The Simpsons' and others hopping mad, but what does 'Community' have to do with it?
Lady Gaga is set to bring her message of non-conformity and self-expression to 'The Simpsons' 23rd season finale this Sunday in an episode titled "Lisa Goes Gaga." And though she's wowed fans the world over with her pop vocal prowess and spectacular stage show, the international megastar was actually nervous about appearing on the longest running sitcom in American television history.
Lady Gaga and eighteen of her jaw-dropping, produce-inspired outfits are coming to 'The Simpson's" twenty-third season finale. And what brings the eclectic mega-star to small town Springfield (wherever that is)? Gaga is on a mission to help snap "social outcast" Lisa Simpson out of her funk, by letting know the eight-year-old know she was "born this way."
When it comes to the ladies, Bart Simpson clearly gets around, as evidenced by the smorgasbord of A-list actresses set to play Bart's assorted exes in an episode of 'The Simpsons' scheduled for early next season. Natalie Portman, Anne Hathaway, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Zooey Deschanel and Sarah Silverman will all reprise their respective roles in Bart's love life in "Moonshine River," set to air this fall.