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“A Monster in Paris” – Press Release Interviews, Clips, Slide Shows, & More

by Ed Liuon April 11, 2013
In support of the upcoming release of A Monster in Paris on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, and DVD next Tuesday, April 16, 2013, Shout! Factory has released new video clips, slideshows, and press release interviews with director Bibo Bergeron and actor Vanessa Paradis. NEW CLIPS: PARIS TOUR SLIDESHOW: PRESS RELEASE INTERVIEWS An interview with Bibo Bergeron […]

Cartoon Intro Cavalcade: “The Tick” (1994)

by Ed Liuon April 10, 2013
The Tick (1994) is another example of how a theme song can do a whole lot of the heavy lifting in setting the tone of an opening sequence, and by extension an entire series. Doug Katsaros provides a metric ton of retro swing for the theme song, with scat singing that’s so over-dramatic that it […]


“The Croods” Takes Third Place at the Box Office in Week 3 of Release

by Ed Liuon April 8, 2013
The Croods, from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc, continues to show legs at the box office, taking another $20.65 million in ticket sales in its third week of release to bring its cumulative US box office total to $125.35 million and its foreign total to $204.897 million. The movie placed third at the box office behind […]

Character Slideshow Released for “A Monster in Paris”

by Ed Liuon April 5, 2013
Shout! Factory and Click Communications have released a new character slideshow from A Monster in Paris, coming to Blu-ray and DVD on April 16, 2013: A Monster in Paris will be released on April 16, 2013; for more details, check out Toonzone’s earlier coverage here, along with our exclusive video clip and extra videos.


PR: “The Smurfs: Smurfs to the Rescue” Available on DVD July 16, 2013

by Ed Liuon April 5, 2013
THE SMURFS: SMURFS TO THE RESCUE! AVAILABLE JULY 16, 2013 FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT FEATURES SIX CAPTIVATING CARTOONS FROM THE HIT ANIMATED SERIES THE SMURFS DVD will be released during the summer of Smurfs! BURBANK, CA (April 3, 2013) – Get set for “super-Smurfy” fun this summer! Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) is set […]

PR: Disney XD Greenlights “Mighty Med,” a Live-Action Comedy Series Inspired By the Extraordinary World of Super Heroes and Comic Books

by on April 4, 2013
DISNEY XD GREENLIGHTS “MIGHTY MED,” A LIVE-ACTION COMEDY SERIES INSPIRED BY THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD OF SUPER HEROES AND COMIC BOOKS Disney XD has ordered “Mighty Med,” a live-action comedy series inspired by the extraordinary world of super heroes and comic books — starring Bradley Steven Perry (Disney Channel’s “Good Luck Charlie”) as Kaz and Jake […]


LazyTown Gets Surge Of Energy

by Alex Beanon April 4, 2013
With only two seasons and the last one occurring in 2006, the combo live-action/puppetry/CG “LazyTown” was getting lazy – something which undoubtedly pleased Robbie Rotten, LazyTown’s lazy villain. But after the long hiatus, a third season has finally been filmed – which will allow the residents of LazyTown to stay active with the help of […]

Disney Will Launch Mighty Med

by Alex Beanon April 4, 2013
Superheroes are always temporarily losing their powers – whether it’s by the hands of an evil villain, an alien microbe, space-time travel hijinks or in an unfortunate accident with a weed whacker – so there is a definite need for a superhero hospital. Disney will debut their new half-hour sitcom television series entitled “Mighty Med” […]


New Clips from Next New “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” & “Monsters vs. Aliens” Episodes, Premiering April 5-6, 2013

by Ed Liuon April 4, 2013
Nickelodeon has released new video clips and plot synopses for the next new episodes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Monsters vs. Aliens. PLOT SYNOPSIS: It’s an action-packed Friday night with the toughest fighting Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in town – Leo, Raph, Donnie and Mikey. Viewers can catch some of the Turtles’ best crime-fighting […]

Will Arnett Joins TMNT Cast As Good Human, Bad Human Or Rat

by Alex Beanon April 3, 2013
The cast of the live-action/CG hybrid film version of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” is mostly cast with Megan Fox as April O’Neil [the Turtles’ human female friend] and Alan Ritchson, Pete Ploszek, Jeremy Howard and Noel Fisher as the Turtles themselves. Now you can add Will Arnett to the mix – though just where you […]