It’s another edition of AF News with Stanford Clark and Marc Vibbert! On today’s show they discuss and review a whole slew of recent animated TV Blu-ray releases, Stanford’s upcoming trip to New York Comic Con, as well as Laika’s The Boxtrolls and Disney’s Star Wars Rebels.
Also Discussed: Sleeping Beauty Diamond Edition, special episodes of Phineas and Ferb, and new trailers for Pixar’s Inside Out, Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of The Princess Kaguya & Disney’s Big Hero 6. Plus, a whole bunch more…
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Actor Simon Pegg took to his Twitter feed to make a very cool announcement. He and long-time collaborator and buddy Nick Frost are going to reprise their Shaun of the Dead characters Shaun and Ed in the upcoming Phineas and Ferb Halloween special.
A new video clip has been released of the upcoming Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars special on the Comics Alliance YouTube channel. Looks like Perry has gotten all Han Solo-ized in carbonite and that something might have transformed Ferb for the worse.
It turns out that Jon Stewart, host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, is a fan of Phineas and Ferb. When co-creator and producer Dan Povenmire heard Jon Stewart on The Rachel Maddow Show doing an impression of Dr. Doofenshmirtz, he said “it was one of the weirdest moments of my life.” After that, he and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh contacted Jon about doing a voice on the show and he agreed.
Disney Channel has finally announced the premiere date of the newPhineas and Ferb: Star Wars special. The show will premiere Saturday, July 26th, at 9:00 p.m. on Disney Channel (check your local listings). It will then be re-aired on Aug. 4th at 7:30 p.m. (again, check your local listings) on Disney X-D along with a preview of the upcoming Star Wars Rebels animated series as part of a new Star Wars programming block.
The Disney Wiki page has published some fantastic new concept art for the Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars special that is currently in production. The art is credited to Kyle Menke who has been a storyboard artist and writer on Phineas and Ferb since 2010.
Disney Channel has another reason to be happy—It’s reported that their Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel special which aired last Friday, August 16 has earned the series’ highest numbers in over six months.
While promoting the new Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel special now showing on Disney Channel, show creators Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh have been talking to the media about the next adventure for the animated step-brothers and their posse. This time, they are taking their adventures to a galaxy far, far away as part of a new Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars special.