Jackson returns to talk about the Best Summer movies and his Michael J. Fox Foundation charity event with JT and Tomm Looney on the "Pop Looney" segment of the "JT The Brick Show" on Fox Sports Radio.
Between the two of them, animation veterans Billy Lopez and Michael Pecoriello have won 4 Emmy Awards. In this light-hearted edition of the 'LCJ Q&A' the duo discuss their the collaboration (Lopez-Creator/Pecoriello-Executive Producer) - Nickelodeon's "Welcome to the Wayne".
In July 2015 Sony Pictures Animation won a three studio bidding war for the rights to make an emoji-based feature film. And now, just two years later, "The Emoji Movie" is here. The fast-track project was put in the very capable hands of director Tony Leondis ("Igor"), who also has story and screenplay credits on the film. In this 'LCJ Q&A' Leondis discusses the challenges the team faced in picking the emojis they used in the story, who they reached-out to to make sure they got all the technology correct and how they got Sir Patrick Stewart to voice the Poop emoji.
Canadian Myles Langlois is not only the creator of "Apollo Gauntlet", but he also voices the title character and his #1 nemesis. What began as a one-man passion project on YouTube back in 2012 has become Adult Swim's newest animated series.
19 year-old Dana Gaier is an aspiring film actress, a singer/songwriter and a junior at UCLA. And she's back as the voice of middle sister Edith in "Despicable Me 3". In this "LCJ Q&A", I catch-up with the New Jersey native (we first spoken just prior to the release of "Despicable Me" back in 2010). We talk about her seven year journey with this franchise, including stories involving Steve Carell, Pharrell Williams and Julie Andrews, and her upcoming on-screen film debut - in the horror movie "The Ice Cream Truck".
This ep of the 'LCJ Q&A Podcast' takes us across the pond for a conversation with award-winning Film/TV composer Rael Jones. He and Jackson discuss his stirring score for "My Cousin Rachel", his relationship with the film's director (Roger Michell) and his mold-breaking soundtrack to the Hulu series "Harlots".
Rolling Stone magazine ranks Bill Burr 17th on its list of The 50 Best Stand-up Comedians of All-Time. He's also a writer, actor and is the co-creator and EP of the Netflix animated sit-com "F is for Family". The series, now in its second season, is based on Burr's experiences growing-up in the 70's. In this first-ever R-rated 'LCJ Q&A' (mature language), Burr talks about the show, his TV influences back when he was a kid and he rants about the recent controversy involving NY Mets mascot Mr. Met (just don't call it a rant).
David Soren bravely goes where no animation director has gone before: taking-on the challenge of bringing the wildly-popular "Captain Underpants" book series to the big screen. In this LCJ Q&A, Soren ("Turbo") talks with Jackson about his backstory with the novels, the decision to use adult comedians (including Kevin Hart) to voice the kids in the movie and his own schoolday experiences with teachers/ principals - some who were super and others who were not.