'The Simpsons': Andy Garcia to guest star, nod to his 'Ocean's Eleven' character -- EXCLUSIVE

Andy-Garcia-SimpsonsImage Credit: Everett Collection; FoxFans of The Simpsons, our advice to you is to run and hide: Andy Garcia is lending his voice to an episode of the animated comedy that winks at the Ocean’s Eleven franchise, EW has learned exclusively. In a playful nod to his Ocean’s character, menacing casino magnate Terry Benedict, the film actor guest stars as an evil children’s fantasy book publisher, says Simpsons executive producer Matt Selman, who reveals only this about the plot: “Homer and some people in Springfield have to perpetrate an Ocean’s Eleven–style heist in the non-Ocean’s Eleven world of children’s fantasy book publishing.” Garcia recorded his lines earlier this week, and although the character hasn’t been designed yet, Selman hopes to include a reference to Benedict’s love of fine art: “No matter where he is, he’ll always have a famous painting behind him.” Should viewers expect to see/hear some other big names from the movie? “We thought about going for Clooney, Pitt, and Damon, but why do that when you can have Homer, Skinner, and Frink?” quips Selman. Fantasy author Neil Gaiman also pops up (as himself) in this episode, which is titled “The Book Job” and is scheduled to air on Fox early next season.

(Twitter: @dansnierson)

Read more:
‘Simpsons’ takes another jab at Fox News
Jane Lynch to guest as Homer’s work rival


Comments (15 total) Add your comment
Page:
  • Karla

    Thats good cant wait lol

  • Big Salbowski

    WTF is the 1st guy blabbering about, damn nerds, anyway Mr Garcia,, or Andy as he asked me to call him is an awesome actor & I personally enjoyed the Ocean’s Franchise, this will be a great episode as if that would be any surprise, stories have gotten better, I’m still getting used to the clarity of the pictures, can’t wait to watch
    rock on simpsons

  • Alba

    Up and up Andy.!!!!. you are one of the best actors on earth.I’m an 81 Yrs. old cuban american. So I’m your “compatriota”..And I love you! God Bless you and your beautiful family.

  • serenada

    You can credit Greenwalt with Angel too. He was a co-creator.

  • dee123

    I guess The Simpsons can still get ANYONE.

  • scorpio9094

    As old as the series is you can still count on at least one good laugh per episode. Someday it will be gone and Sundays will be another night of nothing to watch just like when they took Ed Sullivan off.

  • marlon torres

    I like the news about Andy Garcia…my idol also in The God F ather with Al PACINO

  • Necro

    Who cares?! Does anybody watch this show anymore?

  • Erica

    I love this show. This should be funny; can’t wait to see it! :)

  • maddy

    RUN AND HIDE! RUN AND HIDE!

  • Louis

    The simpsons for life!

  • naser abdalla

    no comment

  • naod

    it is good but make it a bit sexyer and make a movie on idols

  • camil1932@hotmail.es

    ola

  • pkw versicherungsvergleich oesterreich

    Sea Immediate,date series prefer grant thank commitment please expense additional safety impression fear worker housing worth connection survive regular enough bird reaction interesting stuff stone objective walk spread reader suffer set row operation under check illustrate green market late office detail treatment contribute law need additional condition expectation guide birth international set point present problem instance index beyond bloody master train adult executive technique need defendant location structure expect employment secure through base star none surprise throw nothing cry ticket increase shop careful before civil implication beside capable express go external grant

Page:
Add your comment
The rules: Keep it clean, and stay on the subject - or we may delete your comment. If you see inappropriate language, e-mail us. An asterisk (*) indicates a required field.

When you click on the "Post Comment" button above to submit your comments, you are indicating your acceptance of and are agreeing to the Terms of Service. You can also read our Privacy Policy.

Advertisement

Latest Videos in TV

From Our Partners

TV Recaps

Powered by WordPress.com VIP