2015 marks the celebration of the Peanuts Christmas Special 50th anniversary and the USPS has found a great way to commemorate the occasion with a special series of holiday stamps based on the popular TV special "A Charlie Brown Christmas."
Dig this, blockheads: The ‘Peanuts’ gang, originally created by cartoonist Charles Schulz, have appeared in so many incarnations in their 65-year history. They’ve been a comic strip, a series of much-beloved television specials, a Broadway musical, greeting card staples, and even the successful pitchmen for life insurance. Now, for the first time, they’re becoming a 3D feature film, with this year’s ‘The Peanuts Movie.’
As Charlie Brown and Snoopy are perhaps best known for their classic holiday special ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas,’ it only makes sense that the new ‘Peanuts’ trailer debuts with a very Christmas-y feel. You have to wait until next Christmas to see the CGI ‘Peanuts’ movie, but you can get a taste of what it will look and feel like with this new trailer.
When a big-screen, CG-animated 'Peanuts' movie was announced, many people groaned a hearty "good grief!," worried they would ruin the cartoon classic. But, today we get a first look at Charlie Brown and Snoopy in the 'Peanuts' movie and, you know what? It looks very faithful to the classic Charles Schultz design.
Peter Robbins, the now 56-year-old child actor who once voiced Charlie Brown in all those 'Peanuts' cartoons, was recently arrested in San Diego on five felony charges, including one count of stalking and four counts of threats to cause death and bodily harm.
Good grief, bro.