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Star Wars Episode 8 VIII: The Last Jedi

“Star Wars: Episode VIII” Gets Official Title and Release Date of December 15, 2017

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2017
Lucasfilm and Walt Disney Studios have announced that the subtitle of Episode VIII in the Star Wars saga will be The Last Jedi, and will be released on December 15, 2017. The movie will be written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, […]
Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart is the New Number 2 in Sony’s “The Emoji Movie”

by Ed Liuon January 20, 2017
Sony Pictures Animation presented their upcoming features at a presentation on Wednesday, revealing that Sir Patrick Stewart will be playing the role of the Poop Emoji in The Emoji Movie. Yes, really. His casting overshadowed the other new cast member announcements of new cast members Jennifer Coolidge, Maya Rudolph, and Jake T. Austin. Previously announced […]

Toonzone Interviews Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery on “Voltron Legendary Defender” Season 2

by Ed Liuon January 20, 2017
Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery have put their stamp on modern action animation, with both racking up numerous credits on TV shows like Justice League, Justice League Unlimited, Avatar the Last Airbender, and The Legend of Korra, as well as earning numerous credits on the DC direct-to-video animated features (and hey, if you don’t […]

Dick Gautier

Dick Gautier, Actor, 1931 – 2017

by Dan Collinson January 16, 2017
The Hollywood Reporter has reported that actor Dick Gautier died on Friday after a long illness. He was 85. Gautier achieved fame as playing Conrad Birdie in the original 1960 Broadway production of Bye, Bye Birdie. His performance earned him a Tony Award nomination. He was known to TV audiences as Hymie the Robot on […]

Zoe Saldana Joins Cast of “My Little Pony: The Movie”

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2017
Actor Zoe Saldana has joined the cast of My Little Pony: The Movie, joining the original “Mane 6” actors Andrea Libman, Tara Strong, Ashleigh Ball, Tabitha St. Germain and Cathy Weseluck, and celebrity actors Kristin Chenoweth, Emily Blunt, Taye Diggs, Liev Schreiber, Sia, Uzo Aduba, and Michael Peña. In addition to her credits in nerd-franchise […]


Tyrus Wong, Disney Legend “Bambi” Artist, 1910 – 2016

by Ed Liuon January 4, 2017
Disney Legend Tyrus Wong passed away on Friday, December 30, 2016, at the age of 106. Mr. Wong began working for the Walt Disney Company in 1938, starting as an in-betweener before he was instrumental in the visual design of Bambi, where his lush landscapes that were highly evocative and mysterious were one of the […]
finding dory

Finding Dory Is The Highest-Grossing Film Of 2016

by Peter Paltridgeon January 2, 2017
Box Office Mojo has released the cumulative receipts for the entire year of 2016, and Pixar’s fish-and-Sigourney-Weaver-related sequel came out #1. Finding Dory, the sequel to the 2003 classic Finding Nemo and centered around Ellen DeGeneres’ forgetful flounder, earned $486,295,561 for Pixar and Disney, plenty of scratch to forget they ever made The Good Dinosaur. […]