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The Simpsons Movie: According to Entertainment Weekly's recent interview with longtime executive producer, Al Jean, "The Simpsons" movie is coming...but not until 2008...

The show's writers are working on the long-promised feature film, with a possible 2008 release date. They've even laid down some possible plotlines (not that they're ready to reveal any). ''There are a couple things on the show that I steered away from what might be in the movie,'' Jean says. ''The biggest thing is you don't want to do a movie that's not reflective of the quality of the show, and you don't want the quality of the show to slip because you're doing the movie. So we're taking a little time.'' Or rather, a lot.

Until then you can look forward to a variety of up and coming guest stars on the show...

Liam Neeson voices a priest who helps Bart and Homer consider converting to Catholicism (Homer likes the part with the wine); James Caan visits Bart's treehouse after he converts it to a junior Playboy Mansion; and Lucy Liu plays a bureaucrat when Homer pretends to be married to Marge's gravel-voiced sister Selma so she can adopt a Chinese baby. Other guests will include Fantasia Barrino (as a talent-show competitor, natch), Kim Cattrall (as Marge's former schoolmate turned glam newscaster), Ray Romano (as a new pal for Homer), and Houston Rocket Yao Ming (as himself). Best of all, when Lisa takes legal action against Bart, Gary Busey will appear as the narrator of videotape titled So You've Got a Restraining Order.