Futurama Revival Will Show Bender’s Original Sound After All

John DiMaggio is officially set to return as the voice of Bender in Hulu’s revival Futurama, which means that all the main cast members will reprise their roles in the sci-fi animation. The show is back! beginning of last monthwith Billy West (Fry), Katie Sagal (Lilla), Trace McNeil (Mom, many others), Maurice Lamarsh (Kev), Lauren Tom (Amy), Phil Lamar (Hermes), David Herman (Scrovey), they’re all smart to return to their original roles.

on time, Delivery time mentioned That Dimaggio’s role was in the reformulation process. The actor reportedly turned down the initial offer, which he felt was “not competitive based on the success and name recognition of the original series.” Fans were outraged (obviously), the hashtag #Bendergate (obviously), and finally DiMaggio himself showed up. Twitter took over To give a more complete explanation.

“I just don’t think I deserve to be paid more. I think the whole cast deserves it. Negotiations are a normal part of work in show business. Everyone has a different strategy and different limits, it’s about self-esteem,” DiMaggio wrote. in a sentence. And frankly, I’m sick of an industry that has become so commercial and takes advantage of artists’ time and talent.”

Unsurprisingly, DiMaggio made a more positive statement on the news of his return. “I am so grateful for the love and support from fans and colleagues during this time (especially my wife, Kate), and I can’t wait to get back to work with my Futurama family,” DiMaggio said. “#Bendergate is officially over.” Delivery time Reports DiMaggio’s pay raise is believed to have been “miniscule at best” after the negotiations.

The new 20-episode episode, coming to Hulu in 2023, marks the third time the sci-fi series has been revived. The show’s original run on Fox was canceled after four seasons, but was later revived in the form of four direct-to-DVD movies that also aired on Comedy Central. The network then requested new seasons of the series which aired again in 2010, before being canceled in 2013.


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