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The New Jungle Book Finds Its New Mowgli

by Alex Beanon July 16, 2014
The rebooted live-action/CG hybrid version of “The Jungle Book” being directed by Jon Favreau has cast screen virgin Neel Seethi as Mowgli the Man Cub – the 10-year-old’s first acting gig. Seethi’s role as Mowgli will be the only live-action character while the remainder of the cast will be CG with Scarlett Johansson [Kaa], Idris […]

Another New Guardians Of The Galaxy Trailer

by Alex Beanon July 16, 2014
Marvel offered up a double shot of “Guardians of the Galaxy” trailers this week, this one providing a snippet of the back story behind Star-Lord [Chris Pratt] and some of his motivation behind his desire to save the galaxy along with another song off the soundtrack [“Cherry Bomb” by The Runaways]. “Guardians of the Galaxy” […]


New Guardians Of The Galaxy Trailer

by Alex Beanon July 16, 2014
A new trailer for “Guardians of the Galaxy” [release date: August 1, 2014] details how Ronan the Accuser [Lee Pace] has decimated the families of both Gamora [Zoe Saldana] and Drax the Destroyer [David Bautista], thus motivating them to seek revenge against him while Star-Lord [Chris Pratt] merely has the hots for Gamora…

Marvel Unveils New Fem-Thor

by Alex Beanon July 15, 2014
Marvel is all about the ladies – or at least they very much want the dollars of that long-neglected demographic in the blockbuster superhero movie department – and so, without further ado, they have unveiled their newest female superheroine – a female version of Thor yet still referred to as Thor rather than She-Thor or […]


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 […]