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The Simpsons Welcomes Exorcist Director to 'Treehouse of Horror XXVIII'

The Simpsons has scared up the perfect guest spot for an Academy Award-winning master of horror. William Friedkin, director of 1973s The Exorcist, will lend his voice to the Fox comedys Treehouse of Horror XXVIII, airing Sunday, Oct. 22 at 8/7c, TVLine has learned exclusively. Friedkin will play Dr. Kenneth Humphries in a chapter titled [] http://tvline.com/2017/08/15/the-simpsons-season-29-preview-treehouse-of-horror-xxviii-cast/

What We Know about The Simpsons Movie 2 So Far

The Simpsons Movie premiered on July 21 of 2007 in a town called Springfield that can be found in the state of Vermont, which had won a contest for the honor of hosting said event. Although people complained about the staleness of the TV show then as now, the movie was both a critical and a commercial success, as shown by its 88 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes as well as the more than $500 million brought in at the box office on a $75 million budget. As a result, it should come as no surprise to learn that people have been wondering about a potential sequel to The Simpsons Movie for some time, though now more than ever because it has been more than a decade since its release. READ MORE...

The Problem With Apu Trailer: Doc Shreds Simpsons Most Stereotypical Character (Video)

A lot of people have a problem with The Simpson character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon and Hari Kondabolu just happens to be the one who made a movie about it. In the appropriately titled The Problem With Apu, the comedian confronts his long-standing nemesis: the heavily stereotyped Indian convenience store owner on The Simpsons. Watch the trailer for Kondabolus feature-length documentary above, a sneak peek that begins on a conversation with Kal Penn . The Lone Survivor star and Harold and Kumar alum says he dislikes the generally revered Fox animated series solely based on that one character.  ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/problem-with-apu-trailer-simpsons-indian-video/

Matt Groening Is Creating a New Show for Netflix

First Springfield, now Dreamland. Matt Groening, the creator of “The Simpsons,” has signed a 20-episode deal with Netflix for a new animated show, “Disenchantment,” that takes place in a medieval kingdom. The series, aimed at an adult audience, will feature voice acting from Abbi Jacobson, Eric Andre and Nat Faxon as various characters in the “crumbling” kingdom of Dreamland. According to a statement from Netflix, there will be “ogres, sprites, harpies, imps, trolls, walruses and lots of human fools.” The voice-over cast also includes “The Simpsons” veterans Maurice LaMarche and Tress MacNeille.   ...Read More... https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/25/arts/television/matt-groening-netflix-show-disenchantment.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The Simpsons Rejected Donald Trumps Request for Guest Spot, Showrunner Says

He may have won the White House, but Donald Trump apparently lost out on another coveted honor: voicing a character on The Simpsons. During the animated shows San Diego Comic-Con panel on Saturday, a fan asked if the long-running Fox series has ever turned down a celebritys request to join the Springfield fray. After pausing for a moment, executive producer Al Jean replied, Lets just say hes the president of the United States.  ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/the-simpsons-rejected-donald-trump-request/

'Simpsons' Creator Says Owner Asked for Nicer Treatment After "Racist" Fox News Joke

After opening the panel with a clip of animated Trump from this past season, the conversation turned to politics when Groening revealed that they had been asked by parent company 21st Century Fox to take it easy on Fox News after a joke that dubbed Fox News "not racist, but No. 1 with racists."  ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/ZK1p3zIjCIY/simpsons-season-29-preview-comic-con-2017-1023604

Game of Thrones' Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Will Guest Star on The Simpsons

Game of Thrones and The Simpsons s eem to have a lot more in common these days. Ed Sheeran briefly appeared on the fantasy series' Season 7 opener and is also set to guest star on the long-running animated series this fall. Now, it looks like another GoT alum is headed to Springfield.  ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/game-of-thrones-nikolaj-coster-waldau-the-simpsons/?rss=breakingnews

Arya Stark Isn't the Only Iconic TV Teen Falling for Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran made a grandiose cameo in the Game of Thrones Season 7 premiere making heart eyes at Arya Stark ( Maisie Williams ), but she's not the only famous TV teen Sheeran has in his sights. Entertainment Weekly has the first look at Ed Sheeran's character on The Simpsons . The "Castle on the Hill"  ...Read More...   http://www.tvguide.com/news/ed-sheeran-the-simpsons-cameo-brendan/?rss=breakingnews

Simpsons Deleted Scene Reveals Moe Was Almost Cast to Play Poochie

  When you think “totally in your face,” is Homer the first Simpsons character you think of? If anything, Homer is only sometimes in one’s face, as often food is in Homer’s face. The most in-your-face character is Moe. Not only that, Moe is sort of like “half–Joe Camel and a third Fonzarelli,” in that he could pass as Jewish or Italian, and he looks like an animal that stores water in its body. ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2017/07/simpsons-deleted-scene-reveals-moe-was-almost-poochie.html?utm_source=nym&utm_medium=f1&utm_campaign=feed-full

Meet the metal band inspired by the dorkiest Simpsons character

As hard-core fans of The Simpsons know, Ned Flanders idea of rocking out is singing songs from his Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat album at an acceptable volume. But Homers Bible-worshiping neighbor and nemesis might be willing to inch closer to Satan for Okilly Dokilly. The Phoenix group, which plays Gramercy Theatre on Friday,...   ...Read More... http://nypost.com/2017/06/01/meet-the-metal-band-inspired-by-the-dorkiest-simpsons-character/