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Exploring the Hidden Racist Past of the Looney Toons

I have an uncomfortable confession to make: I have never liked the Looney Tunes. Despite the cultural pervasiveness of these characters, and a lifelong love of animation on my part, they’ve always struck me as annoying, repetitive, and boring [...]

By Matt Crowley

Steve Carell Is Set to Star in a ‘Looney Tunes’ Movie

Steve Carell is set to lead an in-the-works Looney Tunes movie. THR reports that Carell -- who stars alongside Channing Tatum in the upcoming drama Foxcatcher -- has signed on to star in an untitled film centered on the fictional Acme [...]

By Megh Wright

Stan Freberg’s Long Career, in Short

The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, [...]

By Ramsey Ess

Jenny Slate Is Writing a Looney Tunes Film

Apparently, that is NOT all folks. Jenny Slate has been tapped to write a feature film involving the looniest of cartoon tunes. Not much is known, other than it will be partly live action and partly CGI, like the last L. Tunes movie, Looney [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Mike Myers to Bring Back Pepé Le Pew

Warner Bros. Pictures is developing a movie on the lovelorn French skunk, and Myers is attached to voice the part.

By Claude Brodesser-Akner