Discussions about a revival of the half-hour show began in earnest earlier this year between Futurama producer 20th Century Fox Television and series creators Matt Groening and David X. Cohen. A sticking point, which has been resolved, had been bringing back the cast, who hadn't worked on new episodes for the show since it left the air in August 2003.
Voice actors Billy West, Katey Sagal and John DiMaggio are on board for the new episodes, which will continue the story of Fry (West), a pizza delivery boy who was accidentally frozen for 1,000 years and who wakes up in the future.
Friday, 23 June 2006
Good News Everyone!
It seems a month can't go past without new rumours on what, exactly, is the situation with Futurama. Now, and it does seem a little more official than before, the Cartoon Network are said to be ordering 13 new episodes: