The longest-running animated series in history and the longest-running primetime series currently on television hits the big screen!
No Simpsons Movie on the Horizon Despite the success of The Simpsons Movie, the creators of The Simpsons TV series are not planning any sequel any time soon, at least not until the TV series finally wraps, according to Variety.
Matt Groening and showrunner Al Jean told helmer Morgan Spurlock, who was interviewing the duo at the Mipcom sales mart for a creative keynote event, that making the series and producing the movie was so exhausting that a sequel remains a distant prospect.Read More
If you stayed past the credits after The Simpsons Movie, you were treated to the first word from Maggie Simpson: "Sequel." According to MTV Movies Blog which interviewed director David Silverman, that ominous word is quite a ways off.
He did say that he supported the writers, and that the sequel's development will be clearer once the dispute has ended.Read More
The Simpsons: The Movie is coming to DVD on December 18th, 2007. Aptly timed for late Christmas shoppers and fans alike, this should be one hot seller. I know I'll proudly add it to my collection when it hits store shelves this week. The animated flick comes hot the heels of its very successful theatrical run, taking in $183.1 million at the domestic box office and $525.1 million worldwide. Its domestic haul has put the film in the top 10 of the year, and it is the highest-grossing animated TV adaptation of all time. Which is amazing for several reasons, especially since the movie's success was nowhere near guaranteed.
While it was an ingenious, self-deprecating line that got the movie off to a fantastic start, the statement itself is usually what plagues TV movies to box office doom, and, concurrently, what makes The Simpsons Movie success that much more amazing.Read More
It takes a feature-length film to fully capture Homer Simpson's stupidity and The Simpsons Movie does it! One of the top grossing films of all time, The Simpsons Movie has generated more than $500 million globally and will be available worldwide on DVD and Blu-Ray Disc (BD) Internationally on December 3 and in North America on December 18 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
"One of the best movies of the year" (Washington Post), The Simpsons Movie stars Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Pamela Hayden and Tress MacNeille. Additionally, The Simpsons Movie also features the guest voice talents of Oscar nominee Albert Brooks, rock band Green Day and two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks.Read More
We're not sure exactly how this is going to work but it sure smells good.
At the very least, this "smelly" version of this DVD could be a great collector's item.Read More
It looks like The Simpsons will be returning to the small screen very soon.
In a story from TV Shows On DVD, it looks like Fox Home Entertainment has picked December 18 to bring The Simpsons Movie to DVD.Read More
The Simpsons Movie came in number one overseas this weekend. The film took in an estimated $23.4 million dollars, playing in 7,000 theaters in 61 markets. Its total international earnings tally up to about $270 million. That makes its worldwide take $435 million.
The film is the only feature that has maintained the number one position for four straight weeks this summer. It will posts the longest winning streak since Fox's Night at the Museum stayed in the number one position for five straight weeks in a row earlier this year.Read More
The Simpsons Movie took the number one spot in the international box office race this weekend. It brought in $23.2 million on 5,806 screens. That brings its worldwide grosses to $342 million.
Even though it was at top, The Simpsons Movie pulled in the lowest winning opening weekend grosses since April, when Wild Hogs made $7.2 million.Read More