March 31, 2006

CORRECTED: “Simpsons” movie revealed in trailer

Corrects third paragraph to correct Homer quote to "Uh, oh"
from "Uh, uh"

By Sheigh Crabtree

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Homer Simpson hit the
big screen on Friday in a short teaser trailer announcing "The
Simpsons" movie.

The "Simpsons" teaser debuted prior to the opening of 20th
Century Fox's latest animated film "Ice Age: The Meltdown." The
clip announces Fox's July 27, 2007 release date for "The
Simpsons" movie.

The animated 25-second clip opens on a giant superhero S.
"Leaping his way onto the silver screen," intones a narrator,
"the greatest hero in American history!" Cut to Homer Simpson
sitting on his couch in his tighty whities. "I forgot what I
was supposed to say," he says. The narrator continues, "'The
Simpsons Movie,' coming to the screen, July 27, 2007." "Uh,
oh," says Homer, "we better get started."

The long-running animated television series created by Matt
Groening and developed by James L. Brooks is currently being
adapted for the big screen at Film Roman Studios in Burbank.

"The Simpsons" has been on television since late 1989. It
started as a segment of Fox's "The Tracey Ullman Show" in

Reuters/Hollywood Reporter