For those who grew up watching the original “Thundercats” animated series, the day to rejoice is today. Veteran voice actor Larry Kenney who voiced both Lion-O and Jackalman in the original Thundercats show is returning to voice Lion-O in the new Warner Bros. series which will air on Cartoon Network in 2011.

This news comes by Rosemary Ward who is well known in the world of Costuming, especially when it comes to G.I.Joe and Transformers. She posted this on her Facebook page:

“Interesting Thundercat News! Talking to the a talent agency just now in regards to Larry Kenney, I found out He’ll be voicing Lion-O again!

Why I was talking to a said agency is an interesting story, but if all works out, for those of you that live close to New Jersey, you may get a chance to see some of your favorite voice actors at Zolo World this fall!”

From the original “Thundercats” press release:
The 21st century reimagining of the series marks a creative collaboration between WBA and Studio4°C, one of the most vibrant animation studios in Japan, with credits including “The Animatrix,” “Gotham Knights” and “Halo Legends.” WBA is working closely with Studio4°C, utilizing the latter’s expertise to give the “ThunderCats” characters a new cutting-edge look while remaining true to the compelling storylines and mythology of the original series.

“ThunderCats” is executive produced by Sam Register (“Teen Titans,” “Ben 10,” “Batman: The Brave and the Bold”). Michael Jelenic (“Batman: The Brave and the Bold,” “Wonder Woman”) and Ethan Spaulding (“Avatar: The Last Airbender”) are the producers.

Source: Toysnewsi