The Yakuza video game series is one of the most long-running and popular franchises in Sega’s arsenal. Perhaps only second to that feisty little blue hedgehog, the saga of Kiryu Kazama and his rise through the ranks of the organized crime world in the fictionalized Japan is one […]
Voice actor Redd Pepper is interviewed at Shadow & Act: “Pepper said he’d forgotten half of the numerous trailers he’s done voice work for, but there’s one he’ll always remember. When he was recording for The Lost World: Jurassic Park UK trailer, a voice in his headphones commented on […]
Friend of the Gutter Beth Accomando interviews Phil LaMarr about the new run of Samurai Jack. “The wait is finally over. After 13 years “Samurai Jack” is back for his fifth and final season and I speak with Phil LaMarr, the voice actor who has brought Jack to […]
After the already-dreaded Fantastic Four came out and landed in theatres with a thud so hard in August that its own director disowned it, a school of thought emerged: maybe it’s just impossible to bring the Fantastic Four to life onscreen. The body of evidence they pointed to—which […]
Actor Francis Matthews has died. Matthews voiced Captain Scarlet in the Supermarionation adventure show Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons (1967-8). He also appeared in Hammer horror films The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958), Dracula, Prince of Darkness (1966) and Rasputin, The Mad Monk (1966) and as the suave detective, […]
Voice-over artist Hal Douglas has died. The New York Times and Variety have obituaries. And the Times links to a short documentary about Douglas. From the Times, a documentary about Douglas. And here’s a Douglas demo reel.