Excellent news with Harry Sheerer returning to The Simpsons.
Sheerer, who returns just 7 weeks after he announced via Twitter that he was leaving the series has signed the same deal as the other 5 cast members. The deal which sees the show picked up for season 27 and 28 with with an option for another two seasons is said to be worth an estimated $300,000 per episode.
Following the announcement of The Simpsons’ renewal for an unprecedented 27th and 28th seasons, FOX is proud to confirm that each and every member of the iconic series’ voice cast will be returning in the roles they’ve brought to life since the show’s beginnings as a series of animated shorts nearly 30 years ago,” FOX said in a statement.
“The critically acclaimed The Simpsons voice cast has been recognized with countless awards over the series’ 26 seasons, including 11 Emmys. In fact, every main cast member – Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria and Harry Shearer – has won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance at some point in the show’s run, which, with the recent two-season pick-up, will extend to an astounding 625 episodes…and counting.”