"On the other hand, Kevin Michael Richardson — who voices the character of Happy on "The 7D" — drew his inspiration from another voice acting legend, Jim Cummings."Jim's a good buddy of mine, so I'm just embodying him as this character," Richardson stated. "Jim's got a country / New Orleans feel to his voice. So my version of Happy is supposed to sound like Jim Cummings would sound if someone just handed him a beer. Jim is always upbeat, always positive. Which is the way that Happy is depicted in 'The 7D.' Always happy, always singing."" http://buff.ly/1qtuHgW
Anyone else read this and wonder… then why didn't they just cast Jim Cummings?
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