Interviews and articles are increasing in advance of The Simpsons Movie‘s premiere this Friday, July 27, 2007. Animated Shorts at Newsarama has interviewed Simpsons producer Mike Scully on the long process of creating the movie and the likelihood of another one.
Meanwhile, LA Weekly has published an extensive interview/profile with Matt Groening, covering the complete history of The Simpsons and also describing the long process of making the movie from a different perspective (via Tom Spurgeon’s Comics Reporter).
Finally, the town of Springfield, VT, played host to the Simpsons Movie premiere on Saturday, with four screenings at the town’s 212-seat movie theater. Cast and crew members descended on the town for the screenings, and special Simpsons-themed food products were distributed by local Vermont food companies Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, Inc. and the Magic Hat Brewing Company.