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Cartoon Network UK Toonix App Skates Onto iOS and Android

by Grant Whiteon July 2, 2015
Cartoon Network UK today launched their brand new Toonix app.  Free to download on both iOS and Android devices, the app allows users to customise their own avatar with elements including those based on popular Cartoon Network stars. Once created players can share their avatar creations with friends and take part in skateboard challenges, also […]
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Nickelodeon UK & SpongeBob SquarePants Team Up With Jeans for Genes Day 2015

by Grant Whiteon July 2, 2015
Are you ready, kids? Nickelodeon has once again partnered with Jeans for Genes Day in order for SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends to once again promote the fundraising event which this year is being held on Friday 18th September. The yellow sponge along with Patrick, Gary and Sandy will be appearing on promotional materials for […]

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Comic Con Stays In San Diego Through 2018

by Alex Beanon July 2, 2015
With their contract set to expire after this year, the organizers of the San Diego Comic Con have reached a two-year extension to keep the annual convention in San Diego and not in Anaheim or Los Angeles, the two other major suitors for the event. As part of the deal, the city of San Diego […]
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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce July Highlights

by Grant Whiteon July 1, 2015
The first day might have smashed temperature records already, but Cartoon Network UK continues to bring the heat with their July schedule. From the 6th July viewers can look forward to brand new episodes of superhero comedy Teen Titans Go!, followed by a brand new season of LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitsu starting 27th. The […]

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"Inside Out" Continues Box Office Success With $52.1 Million Second Weekend

by Todd DuBoison June 30, 2015
Pixar’s Inside Out pulled in an estimated $52.13 in its second weekend at the U.S. box office per Box Office Mojo, marking a modest 42% drop from its expectation-defying $90.4 million opening weekend. After ten days the film’s earnings stand at an estimated $184.95 million domestically, and Inside Out is tracking ahead of every other […]
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"Dragons: Race To The Edge" Interview With Director Elaine Bogan

by 90'sCartoonManon June 26, 2015
Elaine Bogan began her career at DreamWorks as a storyboard artist on Shrek the Halls. She directed the pilot episode of Netflix’s Dragons: Race to the Edge, “Dragon Eye of the Beholder.” Following the screening of the episodes, she sat down with Toonzone News and other members of the press to answer some questions. ELAINE BOGAN: […]

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DreamWorks Animation Studio Tour With "Dragons: Race to the Edge"

by 90'sCartoonManon June 26, 2015
Headquarted comfortably on a beautiful space of land in Glendale California is DreamWorks Animation Studios, birthplace of dozens of animated movies, many of which have been spun off into television series. This includes the mega-popular How To Train Your Dragon franchise, which released its second feature film last summer and is readying its third television […]
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Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2015 - Animatsu/Manga UK Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 17, 2015
Hosted by Animatsu COO Jerome Mazandarani and marketing manager Andrew Hewson, Jerome explained that the dual nature of the panel was that Manga (who he had worked for up until last year) were Animatsu’s UK distributor for titles. At the same time he still maintains Manga’s title acquisition and relationships with companies outside the UK. […]

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Six New Amazon Studios Kids Pilots Debut on June 26, 2015, in the US, UK, and Germany

by Ed Liuon June 17, 2015
Six New Kids Pilots will Debut June 26 on Amazon in the US, UK and Germany Six new kids pilots will be available, including preschool project The Adventures of Knickerbock Teetertop, and animated shows for ages six to 11 Lost In Oz, Lily the Unicorn, and Bear in Underwear, as well as live-action shows A […]
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Disney/Pixar Reveal "The Good Dinosaur" Voice Cast

by Ed Liuon June 17, 2015
BURBANK, Calif. (June 12, 2015) – Disney•Pixar’s upcoming movie “The Good Dinosaur” revealed its roster of voice talent today. “We were lucky to work with a number of incredible pros along the way and our story ultimately led us to this amazing and talented group,” said the first-time-feature-film director Peter Sohn. “We’re all taking this […]