Voice Actors Jim Cummings and Tom Kenny of Disney's Winnie the Pooh

I had the most amazing day, and meeting these two voice actors was certainly one of many highlights.  I had hoped to edit this video, but I wanted to get it up right away because there’s just so much good stuff in it.  Don’t miss the story of the stuffed Pooh from the new movie told by Jim Cummings as well as stories both men share about their kids–it’s too sweet.  Both slip in and out of the voices that have helped to make them famous and as you can tell by the audiences’ reaction, they were phenomenal.

Jim Cummings is the voice of Tigger and Pooh but he’s done so many other voices.  And of course Tom Kenny is most famously known as the voice of Spongebob Squarepants.

Winnie the Pooh will be in theaters July 15, 2011.   The movie is phenomenal and I’ll be sharing more of the behind-the-scenes talent that put together this fabulous summer blockbuster in the coming week.

Jim Cummings and Tom Kenny Interview – 6/16/11 – Winnie the Pooh (Video)

Video Highlights –

  • 3:30 – Jim Cumming talks about the movie, the actors, and why it’s entertaining without car chases and explosions….it harken back to the great animation of the original Pooh movie.
  • 6:00 – Story of the homemade stuffed Winnie the Pooh made during the first movie by Burny Mattinson‘s wife
  • 9:35 – Jim Cummings talks about Tigger and Pooh and how he takes on their affects while doing the voices
  • 12:00 – Spongebob joins the interview and then Rabbit
  • 15:45 – Both share about reading stories to their kids, reading at schools, and being their kids’ show and tell
  • 21:00 – They get really silly and porn comes up
  • 22:30 – They both discuss the music and Zooey Dechanel
  • 23:00 – Jim Cummings tells the story of how he got the part of Ray in the “Princess and the Frog” and the sweetest story about his daughter, Gracie.  And don’t miss the story about Harry Connick Jr.

The two were so entertaining that the time was over before we were ready to move on. Both were very generous with their time and talents and we had a wonderful experience meeting them.

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