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Aaron McGruder's BoondocksBootleg Website Now Live

Sony Pictures Television - 03/26/2010

The Boondocks season three will premiere on Sunday, May 2nd at 11:30 PM on Cartoon Networks' Adult Swim, but until then fans of the animated series can get a taste of what the new season will bring on creator Aaron McGruder's official unofficial website, BoondocksBootleg.com. The site will provide audiences with never before seen video clips, screen shots, and other behind the scenes tid-bits on the upcoming season.

In addition to commentary and exclusive sneak peeks at all things The Boondocks related, BoondocksBootleg.com also includes personal commentary from McGruder regarding the state of the nation, politics, and pop culture.

Fans are encouraged to regularly check into BoondocksBootleg.com for McGruder's posts regarding exclusive scenes and hints at upcoming plot lines from the highly anticipated upcoming third season.

Since the debut of the first season in 2005, The Boondocks - based on the comic strip by the same name - has been one of Adult Swim's most popular original series. In 2007, the envelope-pushing show was recognized with the prestigious Peabody Award for the episode McGruder wrote titled, "Return of the King," in which Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. awakens from a coma and reacts to contemporary phenomena from gangsta rap to the war on terror. In 2005 the series was nominated for a NAACP Image Award in the category of "Outstanding Comedy Series."

The animated series is voiced by Regina King (Southland, Ray) as brothers Huey and Riley Freeman, John Witherspoon (Friday After Next) as Robert Jebediah Freeman aka "Granddad," Cedric Yarbrough (Reno 911), Gary Anthony Williams (Boston Legal), Gabby Soleil (Johnson Family Vacation) and Jill Talley (American Dad). In season three, guest characters are voiced by an eclectic mix of actors and media personalities, including Bill Maher, Werner Herzog, Ed Asner, Billy Dee Williams, Star Jones and Marion Ross. The Boondocks is produced by Rebel Base in association with Sony Pictures Television.

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