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Constantine Gets Pilot License

by Alex Beanon January 14, 2014
Chain-smoking, cursing, trenchcoat-wearing supernatural detective John Constantine is getting his own pilot episode at NBC television. The comic book detective who began life at Vertigo before moving over to DC Comics is the creation of Alan Moore but the pilot will be written by David Goyer, a writer on all three of Christopher Nolan’s “Batman” […]
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Archer – White Elephant – Season 5, Episode 1

by Alex Beanon January 14, 2014
Synopsis: Due to Malory’s lack of organizational sense, she has failed to register ISIS as a pseudo-spy agency with teh government and the FBI raids the ISIS headquarters, arrests everybody, hauls them down to interrogation and takes away their license to act as a pseudo-spy agency – but they still have that ton of cocaine, […]

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Dreamworks Animation Hooks Up With YouTube For YouTube Nation

by Alex Beanon January 13, 2014
Dreamworks Animation is collaborating with YouTube to create a new web series entitled “YouTube Nation” – a weekly series that is said to be a mix between Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” and “TMZ” as it provides host-driven video content gyrating around popular culture, current events and political issues. “YouTube Nation” does not have a […]

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Michael Douglas Is Hank Pym

by Alex Beanon January 13, 2014
Ant-Man just received another segment of his body as Disney/Marvel announced that Michael Douglas will be playing Hank Pym, the scientist who becomes an insect superhero for their “Ant-Man” movie. Paul Rudd will play Ant-Man while Douglas will play Pym, his scientist alter-ego. “Ant-Man” is currently scheduled for release on July 31, 2015 release.
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Gotham Gets Pilot And Batman

by Alex Beanon January 13, 2014
Fox originally announced that “Gotham” – its upcoming Batman-themed origins television series – was going to detail how Commissioner Gordon and various villains [Penguin, Joker, Riddler, etc..] came to occupy the Gotham City turf. But now, here comes the bonus gravy boat as it was newly announced that “Gotham” would also include the origins of […]

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2014 Best Animated Short Candidates: Shuhei Morita's "Possessions"

by Ed Liuon January 13, 2014
In the run-up to the announcement of the nominees for the 2014 Best Animated Short Film, Toonzone is taking a look at some of the shortlisted candidates for the category. Out of the ten shortlisted films, three to five candidates will be nominated. Longtime Toonzone readers may recall Shuhei Morita’s name from the short film […]
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Sorry Charlie, 3D Tuna Beret Is Starkist's Newest Creation

by Alex Beanon January 13, 2014
The old hipster Charlie would have understood, because he was always being admonished – “Sorry Charlie, Starkist doesn’t want tunas with good taste, Starkist wants tunas that taste good!” – but this new hipster 3D animated hipster version of Charlie Starkist has created for their newest spokestuna? Well, the housewives seem impressed – but that’s […]

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Bob’s Burgers – Presto Tina-O – Season 4, Episode 10

by Alex Beanon January 13, 2014
Synopsis: It’s a magical episode as Tina yearns to be noticed by Jimmy Pesto Jr. and volunteers to become his magician’s assistant for a magician’s contest while Bob yearns to escape the magician’s “curse” placed upon him by a cheapskate magician visiting the restaurant. Details: Tina has a crush on Jimmy Pesto, Jr. and, as […]
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Hitting the Danger Zone with the "Archer Debonair Repair" Van

by Ed Liuon January 10, 2014
In conjunction with the upcoming Season 5 premiere of Archer, FX rolled a special “Archer Debonair Repair” glass-paneled van into New York City, and the fact that it was parked just a few blocks away from my office made it pretty easy to dash out and grab a few photos of the van on site: […]