Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Download Ex Machina
Before the DVD release on 8th June
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Take a survey for the chance to win an iPad
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Two New Clips Of Michael Fassbender's Macbeth
Something wicked this way comes...
Podcast #162: Hugh Laurie
Is there a doctor in the house?
Keanu Reeves Gets Terrorised In New Knock Knock Trailer
Eli Roth's home invasion horror gets a promo
Release Date For World War Z Sequel
Zombiegeddon continues in 2017
First Look At Meryl Streep As Florence Foster Jenkins
Missing the high notes with Hugh Grant
Reese Witherspoon Goes Magical For Tink
Disney has her playing a live-action Tinker Bell
Kat Dennings Joins The Croods 2
Leslie Mann also aboard the DreamWorks Animation sequel
Whiplash's Melissa Benoist Driven To Lowriders
She'll star in the car culture drama
Justin Lin Brings Bruce Lee To TV
Developing crime drama Warrior for Cinemax
John C. McGinley Faces Horror In The Belko Experiment
Melonie Diaz is also on for the James Gunn-produced film
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
22 April 2015
Carter Burwell Talks Coen Brothers' Upcoming Hail, Caesar!
Composer drops some new details about the movie about movie-making
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Pathfinder (2007)
Empire Star Rating
The Guardian (2006)
Empire Star Rating
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
Empire Star Rating
Earth 2
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

New Thundercats Trailer Online
Check out the rebooted cartoon

04 April 2011  |  Written by Owen Williams  |  Source: Coming Soon

submit to reddit

While it's not the live-action movie we've all been clamouring for, this WonderCon reveal of the new Thundercats animated series is still capable of eliciting a feline thrill. Thundercats! Hooooooo!

The anime-flavoured collaboration between Warners and Japan's Studio 4C has changed the game somewhat by having Lion-O and co. head into their own planet's interior, rather than to another planet: this time they're going off-map but not off-world. 

The clip gives us glimpses of all the 'cats, plus dastardly Mumm-Ra, and the Thundertank, which looks more or less like it always did. Redesigns for Wilykit and Wilykat though, who now have tails. And we can apparently expect quite a different Snarf: the WonderCon panel (producers Michael Jelenic and Ethan Spaulding; art director Dan Norton; voice of old-version Lion-O and new-version Claudius Larry Kenney) likened him to Chewbacca, at least in terms of voice. But you'll still be able to pick out that he's saying "Snarf".

The agenda for the new series has been to "heat everything up" which bodes particularly well for Cheetara. Is it wrong to have a thing for an animated cat-amazon? We're saying no. "She's the original Thundercats ho," jokes Kenney. "This isn't being recorded, is it?"

The series airs later this year on Cartoon Network, with a voice cast also including Clancy Brown and Will "Batman Beyond" Friedle. Cool as it looks, it still can't top this


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Exclusive: The Sweeney Cast Assemble
Plan B meet Plan A
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Who Are The New Mutants?
Fox’s X-Men spin-off features a bunch of fresh faces. Here’s what you need to know...

Stoical Supermen: 10 Quiet Heroes That Get Stuff Done
Silent but deadly...

Ana Lily Amirpour On A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
'There's nothing sexier than a vampire...'

Rick Baker: Creature By Creature
The make-up effects titan on his greatest creations

12 Of The Weirdest Things Jean-Claude Van Damme Has Done On Camera
Outside of his movies, that is...

Spooks: An Oral History
Cast and crew on the spy smash

Barbarians And Battletrucks: The Weird World Of Mad Max Knock-Offs
20 diversions along the Fury Road

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month!

Subscribe and save 48%

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device

Subscribe and save 48%

Subscribe now and save up to 69%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)