‘Central Park’ Creator Explains Why He Casts Men to Voice Animated Female Roles

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Loren Bouchard, best known for creating Fox’s animated “Bob’s Burgers,” has a new cartoon sitcom coming to Apple TV+ called “Central Park” that once again casts men to voice female roles.

Loren Bouchard, best known for creating Fox’s animated “Bob’s Burgers,” has a new cartoon sitcom coming to Apple TV+ called “Central Park” that once again casts men to voice female roles. During the Television Critics Association press tour on Sunday, he explained his reasoning.

As with “Bob’s Burgers,” which has men voice the roles of both Linda and Tina Belcher, “Central Park” features Daveed Diggs and Stanley Tucci voicing female roles, with Diggs as the character of Helen and Tucci as Bitsy Brandenham. Bouchard admitted he’s aware of the optics.

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