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What Happens When You Mix A Beloved Childhood Cartoon With An Iconic Supervillian? Find Out.

April 21st, 2014 11:30am EDT
What Happens When You Mix A Beloved Childhood Cartoon With An Ic
Everyone's favorite Pooh Bear (aka Jim Cummings) was on a guest Q&A panel at the 2013 Connecticut Comic Convention. The event was anything but standard though, as towards the end Cummings and his cohort Lauren Landa (BlazBlue, Attack on Titan) re-enacted the opening scene from Star Wars : A New Hope - but with a comedic twist.

Take a look at the video below for some memorable laughs.

Cummings is also the voice of the lesser-known, but still much loved Darkwing Duck - whose voice also makes an appearance in the video above.

Since the above video is a little hard to hear, we've inclu...
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Lady Gaga Leads 2012 Oscars Song Nominees

December 20th, 2011 3:47pm EST
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Lady Gaga is in the running for an Oscar after she was named among the nominees for the coveted Best Song prize.

The pop superstar's duet with Elton John, Hello Hello, from the Rocket Man's Gnomeo & Juliet movie, has been included in a long list of 39 songs in competition for gold at the 2012 Academy Awards.

Mary J. Blige's track Living Proof, from The Help, is also on the list, along with will.i.am's Hot Wings, from Rio, and Robbie Williams and Brad Paisley's duet Collision of Worlds, from Cars 2.

Other artists in consideration for the prize include Chris Cornell (The Keeper, from Ma...
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39th Annual Annie Awards Pit Pixar Against DreamWorks Once Again

December 5th, 2011 2:33pm EST
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The nominations for the 39th annual Annie Awards, which recognize excellence in animation, were released today and perennial combatants Disney/Pixar and DreamWorks are once again butting heads as "Cars 2" and "Kung Fu Panda 2" are battling Paramount's "Rango" in the Best Animated Feature category.

Other strong contenders for the top prize include Steven Spielberg's "Tintin," Aardman's "Arthur Christmas," Blue Sky's "Rio" and the DreamWorks hit "Puss in Boots," while small studio films "A Cat in Paris," "Arrugas," "Chico & Rita" round out the field.

But it's the nomination of "Kung Fu Pan...
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The Lamest Walk Of Fame Stars

July 22nd, 2008 8:30am EDT
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To the everyday person, it seems like having a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is completely unattainable. Yet it may not be that hard to achieve even if you have a minimal amount of fame.

According to the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, there is a process one must go through to get a star on the Walk of Fame. There are five categories of stars: motion pictures, television, radio, recording and live theatre. A person must be nominated to one of these categories by an organization, agree to attend the presentation ceremony within five years of selection and pay a $25,000 fee. If you ...
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Ray Erlenborn, Voice Of Rabbit From 'Winnie The Pooh,' Dies at 92

June 12th, 2007 9:40am EDT
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Actor Ray Erlenborn has died from complications brought on by a bacterial infection. He was 92. Erlenborn, who was also a sound effects artist, passed away on June 4 in West Hills, California. He is best known for voicing Winnie The Pooh's Rabbit and appeared on "The Buster Keaton Show."

Erlenborn is survived by his wife Meredith, a son, two daughters, 20 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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Winnie The Pooh Legal Wrangle Continues

February 9th, 2007 9:19am EST
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Walt Disney's ongoing legal battle over cartoon bear Winnie The Pooh is set to continue after a petition was filed to end the company's trademark ownership rights of the character. Film company Stephen Slesinger Inc, which has owned the rights to the character created by A.A. Milne since the 1930s, has submitted a request to the U.S. Patent Office to terminate the trademark Disney holds over the bear and his friends.

Disney has responded by claiming Stephen Slesinger Inc's allegations are not new, and have already been raised in an ongoing lawsuit between the two companies.

Jona...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 18

January 18th, 2007 3:00am EST
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Happy Birthday to actress/singer Samantha Mumba (1983), guitarist Quinn Allman and vocalist Bert McCracken of The Used (1982), KoRn singer Jonathan Davis (1971), rapper DJ Quik (1970), "Law & Order" actor Jesse L. Martin (1969), WWE wrestler Batista (1966), late night comedian Dave Attell (1965), legendary Canadian hockey star Mark Messier (1961), "Open Range" star Kevin Costner (1955), Temptations singer David Ruffin (1941; d. 1991), actor Danny Kaye (1913; d. 1987), silver screen star Cary Grant (1904; d. 1986), comedic actor Oliver Hardy (1892; d. 1957), and "Winnie the Pooh" author A.A....
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Voice Of Eeyore To Play Transformers Star

July 24th, 2006 8:30am EDT
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Peter Cullen, the voice of Winnie The Pooh's Eeyore, has been confirmed to play Optimus Prime in next summer's action blockbuster Transformers.

Movie producer Lorenzo Bonaventura made the announcement that Cullen, who voiced Prime in the animated Transformers TV series, will reprise the character on the big screen at this weekend's Comic-Con comic book convention in California.

He says, "He's a fan favorite, and the fans are very happy."

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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AA Milne's Granddaughter Doesn't Get Pooh Rights

June 27th, 2006 1:21pm EDT
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Winnie The Pooh author A.A. Milne's granddaughter has failed in her bid to wrestle control of the rights to the children's book from licensee Stephen Slesinger. Slesinger, who worked as a producer in New York City, obtained the rights following an agreement with A.A. Milne in 1930, before signing over the rights along with Milne's widow to Disney in 1961.

A subsequent 1983 agreement reassigned the rights to Slesinger's widow and daughter. Claire Milne's lawsuit, which was filed in 2002, sought to terminate the agreement with the Slesinger family and hand them to Disney. But the U.S. S...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 18

January 18th, 2006 3:00am EST
Happy Birthday to actress/singer Samantha Mumba (1983), guitarist Quinn Allman and vocalist Bert McCracken of The Used (1982), KoRn singer Jonathan Davis (1971), rapper DJ Quik (1970), "Law & Order" actor Jesse L. Martin (1969), WWE wrestler Batista (1966), late night comedian Dave Attell (1965), legendary Canadian hockey star Mark Messier (1961), "Open Range" star Kevin Costner (1955), Temptations singer David Ruffin (1941; d. 1991), actor Danny Kaye (1913; d. 1987), silver screen star Cary Grant (1904; d. 1986), comedic actor Oliver Hardy (1892; d. 1957), and "Winnie the Pooh" author A.A....
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