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Golden Globes Changes Animation Category Rules

by Alex Beanon August 5, 2014
The Hollywood Foreign Press – which operates the annual Golden Globe Awards – has changed the eligibility rules for its animation categories. The first major rule change was defining what constituted an “animated” movie and the Golden Globes settled on a film having to be at least 75% animated – where “the work is done […]
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Puss In Boots Goes To Singapore

by Alex Beanon August 5, 2014
In a deal with DreamWorks Animation, Universal Parks Singapore will be debuting a special Puss in Boots-themed rollercoaster and stage show at the theme park. The rollercoaster will be called Puss in Boots’ Giant Journey and involve a magic beanstalk wrapped around a giant castle while the 20-minute stage show will be called “The Dance […]

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SDCC2014: "The Boxtrolls" Roundtable Interview with Travis Knight, Anthony Stacchi, and Graham Annable

by 90'sCartoonManon August 4, 2014
Travis Knight is LAIKA’s President and CEO, and has been involved in all principal creative and business decisions at LAIKA since the studio’s founding in 2003. He was Lead Animator and Producer on LAIKA’s second feature, the 2012 Academy Award® nominated animated feature, ParaNorman. He was Lead Animator and Producer as well on the company’s […]

SDCC2014: "The Boxtrolls" Roundtable Interview with Sir Ben Kingsley

by 90'sCartoonManon August 4, 2014
Sir Ben Kingsley is an Oscar-winning actor with nearly fifty years of experience, having appeared in such films as Gandhi (1982), Schindler’s List (1993), and Sexy Beast (2000). He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2002 and currently runs his own production company. He plays the villain Snatcher in The Boxtrolls. During the 2014 […]

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SDCC2014: "The Boxtrolls" Roundtable Interview with Isaac Hempstead-Wright and Elle Fanning

by 90'sCartoonManon August 4, 2014
Isaac Hempstead-Wright, best known for playing Bran Stark on Game of Thrones, stars as Eggs in The Boxtrolls. Elle Fanning, who most recently played Aurora in Maleficent, co-stars as Winnie Portley-Rind. During the 2014 San Diego Comic Con, Toonzone News was able to sit down with them for a roundtable interview session with several other […]
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Snoopy Gets Fancy Attire

by Alex Beanon August 1, 2014
Charlie Brown seemingly only has that single shirt with a zig zag stripe going through it while Linus, Lucy, Sally and Peppermint Patty all seem to have the same clothes on every television show or comic strip with only colors periodically changing and Snoopy – he doesn’t wear any clothes because dogs usually don’t. But […]

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SDCC2014: Tales of Hearts R Preview (PS Vita)

by Eileen Cruzon August 1, 2014
Toonzone had some hands-on time with Tales of Hearts R for the PS Vita at the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC2014). The game was originally released as Tales of Hearts in Japan for the Nintendo DS back in 2008. It was remade for the PS Vita in Japan last year and is finally making its way stateside. […]
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SDCC2014: Project CARS Preview

by Eileen Cruzon August 1, 2014
Toonzone participated in a demo of Project CARS at the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC2014). Project CARS is a racing sim game with extra emphasis on realism. Funding for the game was raised by the developer, Slightly Mad Studios, and the World of Mass Development community. While the funding period for the game has ended, WMD members who did contribute are […]

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SDCC2014: Lords of the Fallen Preview

by Eileen Cruzon July 31, 2014
Toonzone participated in a demo of Lords of the Fallen at the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC2014). The game is the result of a collaboration between CI Games and Deck13 Interactive and is an action RPG in the style of Dark Souls. Thousands of years ago humanity defeated an evil god who had brought ruin upon […]
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SDCC2014: LEGO Batman 3 - Beyond Gotham Preview

by Eileen Cruzon July 31, 2014
Toonzone participated in a demo of the upcoming LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham during the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC2014). The game will be available on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PS Vita, Nintendo 3DS, iOS and OSX. LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham finds our favorite pointy-eared hero joining forces with other super heroes in […]