We’re getting some interesting news as production tidbits are dribbled out to Thundercats fans. I wasn’t thrilled with the thought of an anime style Thundercats but the more we learn, the more excited I’m getting to see the final product. Kevin Micheal Richardson and Emmanuelle Chriqui were announced as the voices of Panthro and Cheetara.
I’m all a Nerdbastard giggly about these two working on Thundercats. Below are some interviews both did about their roles on Thundercats. The casting of Will Friedle (Batman Beyond) as Lion-O was also dropped in there. Check out the photos versus the character drawings above, is it just me or do these actors even look like the Thundercats they will be voicing?
Kevin Michael Richardson, who voices the character Cleveland Jr. in The Cleveland Show spoke recently to MTV News about bringing Panthro back to the small screen:
Entourage vet Emmanuelle Chriqui, spoke to Collider.com about how her new love of voice work and revealed that she is a part of the animated ThunderCats cast:
“I suddenly have a budding career in voice-over work. I’m doing ThunderCats right now, and I did the pilot for Tron. It supposedly got picked up, but I have no idea when we’re going to be filming more. But, Tron was the first time I read a pilot for voice-over work where I was like, “I have to do this.” I love doing voice-over. It’s so fun.”
“But, the audition process, obviously, isn’t the same. It was the first time where I was literally like, “Did I get it? Did we get feedback yet? I really love this part!” It’s really well written, like a real television show.”
Just look at that picture of Chriqui above and know that while your touching yourself and thinking of Cheetara, that’s the woman whose voice you’ll be hearing, telling you to Thundercats, Thundercats, Thundercats, HOOOOOOO!!!!!
Life is good, life is damn good.
Via – The Daily Blam