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Rio 2 Flies Out On Blu-ray and DVD Today

by Alex Beanon July 15, 2014
Without a catchy Pharrell Williams tune and coming a little too late to take advantage of any possible World Cup bump, the Brazilian-flavored “Rio 2”, the sequel to the wildly popular “Rio”, is out on Blu-ray and DVD, finding Blu traveling to the Amazonian rain forests to search for macaws. DVD extras include three featurettes […]

Black Dynamite: Season One Explodes On Blu-ray and DVD Today

by Alex Beanon July 15, 2014
Adult Swim’s “Black Dynamite” animated series premiered three years ago but the first season is just now making it onto Blu-ray and DVD. Depending on your perspective on the series, the wait may or may not have been worth it, but it’s out now and some of the extra goodies include the original pilot episode […]


Archie Kicks The Bucket In 2015

by Alex Beanon July 15, 2014
Riverdale had already become a much different place than it used to be back in the 1940s when Archie, Betty, Jughead, Reggie and Veronica initially roamed its streets – but now it’s just getting weird. In the latest issue of the venerable Archie comic book franchise, Archie not only has gay friends but he gets […]

Zed Replaces Liv On Constantine

by Alex Beanon July 15, 2014
After Lucy Griffiths bolted/was booted from NBC’s upcoming DC Comics-based series “Constantine”, she has been immediately replaced by Angelica Celaya. Griffiths played Liv, the love interest of main character John Constantine [played by Matt Ryan] and Celaya will step into that same role only as Zed, the more recognizable –and feisty – character from the […]

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Comic Con 2014: Selected Animated Schedule

by Alex Beanon July 14, 2014
Comic Con 2014: Selected Animated Schedule The 2014 version of the annual Comic Con in San Diego is just around the corner and since just about everybody who is anybody in the major animation television industry will be making their presence known, ToonZone has provided a selected schedule of most of the big television names […]

Christopher Walken Is Captain Hook For Peter Pan Live!

by Alex Beanon July 13, 2014
Christopher Walken has been named to play the role of Captain Hook in NBC’s live broadcast of the classic children’s tale from J.M. Barrie, called “Peter Pan Live!”. The live musical will be choreographed by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who have choreographed the last live musical for “The Sound of Music” as well as […]


Hulu Gives Away Most Of South Park For Free

by Alex Beanon July 13, 2014
Hulu announced that 244 episodes of the popular animated comedy television show “South Park” will be available to stream for free for the next two months before they move to Hulu Plus prior to the start of the new season albeit with one catch – episodes five and six from Season 14 [Tom Cruise-Mohammed episodes] […]

Shannara Moving Forward For MTV Series

by Alex Beanon July 13, 2014
A television series based on the fantasy novel series of a family with magical powers begun by Terry Brook’s “Sword of Shannara” was officially given the green light by the MTV network. The network had originally ordered the series late last year with Jon Favreau attached to direct but Favreau had to pull out of […]


My Real Games Joins The Peloton

by Alex Beanon July 12, 2014
MyRealGames has launched a breakaway off the front of the pack with a new mobile video game designed to take advantage of this month’s Tour de France bike race entitled Jigsaw Tour: Paris. Jigsaw Tour allows players to travel the world putting together pictures of the world’s most monuments and the first episode is based […]

Spielberg’s BFG Gets A Release Date For The UK

by Alex Beanon July 11, 2014
Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s tale, “The BFG” has finally received a UK release date. Spielberg is directing Dahl’s BFG [big friendly giant] story about a young girl who enlists a benevolent giant to help capture man-eating evil giants who are terrorizing the world. An earlier animated film version of the […]