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20th Century Fox

20th Century Fox and Locksmith Animation Announce “Ron’s Gone Wrong” for November 2020

by Ed Liuon October 14, 2017
TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX & LOCKSMITH ANIMATION ANNOUNCE FIRST FILM – RON’S GONE WRONG Slated for November 2020 release. LOS ANGELES, CA – OCT 12, 2017 – Twentieth Century Fox and Locksmith Animation, the UK’s new high-end CG feature animation studio, have today revealed their inaugural project together, RON’S GONE WRONG. Co-Directors Alessandro Carloni (Kung Fu […]
SpongeBob SquarePants The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom

Toonzone Visits Nickelodeon for a Look at “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom”

by Christopher Glennonon October 13, 2017
Nickelodeon opened its Burbank doors to Toonzone for a first look at their latest SpongeBob SquarePants special, The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom. Chris Viscardi, Senior Vice President, Production and Development, Animation, introduced the event in Nick’s star-lit screening room. After airing a clip of Lip Sync Battle Shorties, which was followed by a clip of […]

Fox and the Whale

Animated Short “Fox and the Whale” Lands as Vimeo Staff Pick

by Ed Liuon October 11, 2017
Fox And The Whale from robin joseph on Vimeo.
Tangent Animation

Tangent Animation Partners with “Nut Job” Writer/Director Peter Lepeniotis to Develop Animated Features

by Ed Liuon October 11, 2017
TANGENT ANIMATION PARTNERS WITH WRITER/DIRECTOR PETER LEPENIOTIS TO DEVELOP SEVERAL ANIMATED FEATURES Toronto, Canada — Canada-based Tangent Animation is pleased to announce that they have signed Peter Lepeniotis to an exclusive deal to write and develop three new animated feature films. Peter Lepeniotis is best known for writing and directing the 2014 animated feature, The […]

Gigantic

Disney Stops Production on “Gigantic”

by Ed Liuon October 10, 2017
The Hollywood Reporter states that Walt Disney Feature Animation has stopped production on Gigantic, their animated adaptation of Jack and the Beanstalk that would have updated the fairy tale by having Jack befriend a female giant. Originally planned for 2020, the movie was being directed by Meg LeFauve (Inside Out co-writer) and Nathan Greno (Tangled) […]
Sabrina the Teenage Witch

A New “Sabrina” Series is in the Works on The CW

by Dan Collinson September 28, 2017
After the success of Riverdale, Superhero Hype reports that the CW will develop a new version of the Archie Comics character Sabrina The Teenage Witch with The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. The show would retail Sabrina’s origin being half-witch, half-mortal and dealing with evil forces that would threaten her, her family, and the daylight world. […]

Niko and the Sword of Light

SDCC 2017: Toonzone Interviews Titmouse Studios’ Chris Prynoski and Ben Kalina

by Christopher Glennonon September 25, 2017
Once again, Titmouse made the scene at San Diego Comic Con by driving its branded RV through the streets. Chris Prynoski, Titmouse President and Owner, along with Ben Kalina, COO/Supervising Producer, stopped by to pick up Toonzone News for a spin and some Q & A. TOONZONE NEWS: How’s it going? CHRIS PRYNOSKI: It’s going […]
Len Wein

Len Wein, Co-Creator of Wolverine and Swamp Thing, 1948 – 2017

by Dan Collinson September 13, 2017
Variety has reported that comic book writer Len Wein passed away Sunday at the age of 69. His cause of death at this time is unknown. Wein was born in New York City and started freelancing at DC Comics. The first comic he wrote was Teen Titans #18. Later on, he went to Marvel Comics […]

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

Amazon Announces “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie,” “Sigmund & the Sea Monsters” Join Fall Slate of Kids Originals

by Ed Liuon September 7, 2017
Amazon Announces Fall Slate for Kids Originals Including If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and Sid & Marty Krofft’s Sigmund and the Sea Monsters Wishenpoof and The Stinky & Dirty Show return for second seasons New fall programming highlights impactful storytelling and inspiring characters SEATTLE—September 7, 2017—(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced its fall slate for […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2017 – “Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry” Panel

by Grant Whiteon September 3, 2017
Anime Limited’s Jeremy Graves took to the stage to introduce two of the key talent of the film Fairy Tail:Dragon Cry to a strong round of applause- director Tatsuma Minamikawa and producer Yohei Ito. Translation between Jeremy and the guests was handled by Bethan Jones. Jeremy asked each of the guests to introduce themselves. Minamikawa […]