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Jack Riley

Jack Riley, Actor 1935-2016

by Dan Collinson August 21, 2016
The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that actor Jack Riley died on Friday due to complications of pneumonia. He was 80. Riley was known to TV audiences as Elliot Carlin, one of Bob Newhart’s psychology patients on The Bob Newhart Show from 1972-1978. He reprised the characters on ALF and St. Elsewhere. His other TV credits […]
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“Sausage Party” Animators Claim Abuse and Intolerable Working Conditions

by slaion August 19, 2016
As reported in Variety and several other news outlets, several animators who worked on the recently released R-rated animated film Sausage Party have spoken out anonymously about abuse and intolerable working conditions during the 2 years spent producing the movie. These animators began posting in the comments section of Cartoon Brew’s interview with Sausage Party directors Conrad Vernon […]

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“Kung Fu Panda 2 & 3” Director Jennifer Yuh Nelson to Guest on the Nickelodeon Animation Podcast

by Ed Liuon August 18, 2016
Kung Fu Panda’s Jennifer Yuh Nelson Talks Storyboarding, Directing and More on Top-Ranked Nickelodeon Animation Podcast, Available Friday, Aug. 19, 2016 In this week’s episode of the top-ranked Nickelodeon Animation Podcast, Jennifer Yuh Nelson (Kung Fu Panda 2, Kung Fu Panda 3) talks about all things Kung-Fu, her love of cartoon blood and gore, and […]
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SDCC2016: The Marvel Animation Panel

by Christopher Glennonon August 18, 2016
Kicking off this year’s Marvel Animation Panel was the first part of a never before seen episode of Ultimate Spider-Man. Returning to the Spider-Verse, and this time taking Miles Morales aka Kid Arachnid with him, Spider-Man journeyed to a pirate-themed world, teaming up with Web-Beard the Pirate. Played by Will Friedle, Web-Beard brought along a […]

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Two Strings Tuesday: An Interview With Travis Knight, Director of “Kubo and the Two Strings”

by Christopher Glennonon August 16, 2016
Welcome back to Toonzone’s “Two Strings Tuesdays,” the day dedicated to special content posted a week in conjunction with the upcoming release of LAIKA Animation Studio’s latest feature film Kubo and the Two Strings (coming to theaters on August 19, 2016). For our earlier installments, check out: Roundtable interview with director Travis Knight and producer […]
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SDCC 2016: I’m From Another Dimension – Disney XD’s “Star vs. The Forces of Evil”

by slaion August 14, 2016
After the huge reception at last year’s San Diego Comic-Con as well as stellar viewing ratings, Star vs. The Forces of Evil got its very own panel at this year’s con in a room about 3 times the size as last year’s room, with twice as many guests from the show. The panel was headed […]

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Disney’s “Elena of Avalor” Renewed for Second Season

by Ed Liuon August 11, 2016
ELENA OF AVALOR CONTINUES HER REIGN INTO SEASON TWO ON DISNEY CHANNEL AND DISNEY JUNIOR A second season of the animated series “Elena of Avalor,” a story inspired by diverse Latin cultures and folklore, has been greenlit into production after its notable premiere on Disney Channel and Disney Junior last month. The Princess Elena character […]

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Two Strings Tuesday: An Interview with Art Parkinson, the Voice of Kubo

by Christopher Glennonon August 9, 2016
Welcome back to Toonzone’s “Two Strings Tuesdays,” the day dedicated to special content posted a week in conjunction with the upcoming release of LAIKA Animation Studio’s latest feature film Kubo and the Two Strings (coming to theaters on August 19, 2016). For our earlier installments, check out: Roundtable interview with director Travis Knight and producer […]
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“Fullmetal Alchemist” Resin Case & “Escaflowne” Ultimate Blu-ray Revealed For UK

by Grant Whiteon August 8, 2016
As we’ve reported previously, UK distributor Anime Limited will be releasing an Ultimate Edition Blu-ray set of the first Fullmetal Alchemist anime. One of the talking points of this is the outer case doubles as high quality resin replica of the iconic gate from the show. While previously we had seen only production sketches, Anime […]