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Transformers Rise of the Beasts Trailer Includes Peter Dinklage, John DiMaggio

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts just got its first teaser trailer. The upcoming Transformers movie sees the war between Autobots and Decepticons rolling on while introducing the Maximals, Predacons, and Terrorcons for the first time. “For millions of years our world has transformed,” read the ominous title cards. “But something...
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John DiMaggio, Who Voices Potty-Mouthed Robot Bender On ‘Futurama,’ Says He Did Not Get A Raise After “Bendergate” Standoff With Disney

Click here to read the full article. Futurama voice actor John DiMaggio revealed he got respect but no more money after his salary standoff with Disney and Hulu last winter, a dispute he dubbed #bendergate. DiMaggio, who plays Bender, the show’s degenerate robot, made the revelation to attendees at Phoenix Fan Fusion last week. “People are like, ‘I’m so glad you got more money!'” DiMaggio said according to Slashfilm, “I didn’t get more money. But what I did get was a lot of respect, and a lot of head nods from people who are like, ‘Yo bro, I see you and thank...
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John DiMaggio Reveals He Failed to Get Desired Pay Raise for 'Futurama' Revival

The bizarre saga of John DiMaggio, the Futurama revival and Disney just took another turn. When Hulu first announced a revival of the beloved cartoon, DiMaggio declined to return as the voice of Bender because he wanted better pay. He changed his mind in March, and fans assumed that he and his employer had worked out better terms, but now DiMaggio says that's not the case.

John DiMaggio Failed to Get Pay Raise for ‘Futurama’ Revival: ‘Getting Money Out of Disney’ Is Impossible

Click here to read the full article. John DiMaggio and Hulu jointly announced March 1 that the original Bender voice actor would return for the show’s upcoming revival. DiMaggio’s involvement was in question after he originally refused to join the revival because he felt the cast was not being paid enough. If you assumed DiMaggio’s return meant he was able to get his desired pay raise, then you’d be wrong, according to the actor. “People are like, ‘I’m so glad you got more money!’ I didn’t get more money,” DiMaggio recently revealed at Phoenix Fan Fusion (via /Film). “But what I...
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Futurama Actor John DiMaggio Says He Didn't Get More Money After Contract Standoff

Veteran voice actor John DiMaggio says he didn't get a pay bump as part of his contract dispute over the Futurama revival series. DiMaggio was left out of the original cast announcement for the show, which is coming to Disney's Hulu service, and the actor said he and his castmates deserved more money. Ultimately, DiMaggio and Disney/Hulu agreed to terms and DiMaggio will be back as Bender.
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John DiMaggio says he didn’t get a pay rise after ‘Futurama’ stand-off

Futurama star John DiMaggio has said that he didn’t get a pay rise after his return to the show. The actor, who voiced the robot on the original animated show, was not initially announced as part of the returning cast for the upcoming reboot series, saying at the time that he felt the cast deserved a pay rise.
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John DiMaggio didn’t end up getting a pay rise for ‘Futurama’ reboot

After agreeing to return as the voice of Bender for the Hulu Futurama reboot, John DiMaggio has revealed that he was never actually given the pay rise he asked for. There’s been plenty of back and forth between John DiMaggio and the creators of Futurama about about the stars of the show receiving bigger pay cheques for a reboot of the series.