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Toonzone Interviews Jeff Kline on "Transformers Prime" and "G.I. Joe Renegades"

by Ed Liuon February 7, 2011
But what really appealed to me when I first started digging into both Transformers and G.I. Joe last year was the depth of their respective mythologies. I can’t imagine any other “brands” out there with a lore as detailed. TOONZONE NEWS: What are your day-to-day responsibilities at the studio? What does a typical day for […]

Turnaround Videos and Stills for "Cars 2"

by Ed Liuon February 7, 2011
Walt Disney Studios has released the following turnaround videos to introduce new characters and old friends in Disney/Pixar’s Cars 2. The following stills and posters have also been released. Click any thumbnail to enlarge: Cars 2 is slated for release on June 24, 2011. Check out Toonzone News’ earlier coverage of Cars 2.

"Pokemon: Indigo League": Gotta Catch This One, At Least

by Peter Paltridgeon January 31, 2011
There was a time when the Pokemon anime was intended to be only 80 episodes long. There was a time when dangerous objects like guns (and Jynx in “blackface”) were put in the cartoon without a second thought, because the creators weren’t thinking they had to please a global audience. This was the first arc […]

Warner Bros. Animation Releases New "Thundercats" Image

by Ed Liuon January 26, 2011
Warner Bros. Animation has released the following new image from the upcoming revival of Thundercats: The official synopsis follows: Roaring to life through WBA and Studio4°C’s use of the Japanese animated artistry of anime, “ThunderCats” characters Lion-O, Mumm-Ra, Panthro, Cheetara and others will spring off the screen with realistic cat-like characteristics inconceivable in previous incarnations. […]

"SpongeBob SquarePants" Eps to Premiere on Facebook & TV on Jan 27-28, 2011

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2011
Nickelodeon has announced that a new SpongeBob SquarePants anthology of five new episodes will launch with its first episode on Facebook on January 27, 2011, at 8:00 PM (Eastern)/5:00 PM (Pacific). with the remaining four airing on prime-time TV the following day. TItled “Legends of Bikini Bottom,” the episodes will guest star Ginnifer Goodwin and […]

Leap of Faith

by chdron January 18, 2011
This is a real television show that is being produced for Cartoon Network. As one may guess, reactions to the Problem Solverz are polarizing at best. I personally love it, if just for how absurd it is and the incoming critical trainwreck when this show meets the press. But I would be lying if I […]

"Cars 2" Showroom Turntable Video and Character Posters Released

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2011
Walt Disney Studios and Pixar have released the following Cars 2 Showroom Turntable video for Lightning McQueen: The following character posters have also been released. Click any thumbnail to enlarge: Owen Wilson and Larry the Cable Guy will return in Cars 2 as Lightning McQueen and Tow Mater, respectively. The movie is scheduled for release […]

Toonzone Reviews "Yo Gabba Gabba: Let's Visit the Doctor" & "Max & Ruby: BunnyTales"

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2011
If you want to watch a kids’ show with your child, and want it to be the kind of show you’ll enjoy (rather than simply tolerate or endure through gritted teeth), check to see if lots of celebrity-parents are popping up on it. More and more frequently, the high Q-rating set are appearing on kids’ […]

"SpongeBob SquarePants: The Great Patty Caper" Comes to DVD March 8, 2011

by Ed Liuon January 11, 2011
Nickelodeon has announced that SpongeBob SquarePants: The Great Patty Caper will be coming to DVD on March 8, 2011. The single disc release will contain the title episode and six more, and carry a suggested retail price of $16.99. The full press release follows, with full technical details and episode summaries: SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS: THE GREAT […]

"Ben 10: Ultimate Alien: Volume 1": A Flawed DVD For A Flawed Series

by darkdetectiveon January 11, 2011
In another episode, a videogame producer tells Ben he’s making a game based on him. Yes, tells him, not asks him. You know, I think I’m just going to tell Michael Jordan I’m making a videogame based on him without his permission. You think that’s unrealistic? It gets worse. What game developer has a permit […]