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Cars 3

“Cars 3” Takes Pole Position in Debut Weekend with $53.5M in Ticket Sales, Beating “Wonder Woman”

by Ed Liuon June 19, 2017
Disney/Pixar’s Cars 3 came in first place at the box office in its premiere weekend with an estimated $53.5 million in ticket sales, knocking Warner Bros’ Wonder Woman to the number 2 spot after two consecutive weeks as the top grossing film domestically. The opening is one of the smaller ones in Pixar’s history, with […]

Rico Rodriguez

Humanizing the Bird with Rico Rodriguez in “Americano”

by Ed Liuon June 12, 2017
Rico Rodriguez is best known to audiences as Manny Delgado in the hit ABC sitcom Modern Family. The young actor’s career started in 2006, when he and his sister Raini began acting in movies and television, with Modern Family launching him into prominence in 2009. He has since shared five Screen Actors Guild Awards for […]
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders Adam West

Adam West, TVs Batman 1928-2017

by Dan Collinson June 12, 2017
The Hollywood Reporter reported that actor Adam West has died from leukemia on Friday in his home in Los Angeles. He was 88. West was best known to TV audiences as the Caped Crusader on Batman in 1966 along with Burt Ward in the role of Robin. The show aired for three seasons. He also […]

Women in Animation

Women in Animation Announces First Round of Academic Partnerships

by Ed Liuon June 8, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 7, 2017 WOMEN IN ANIMATION REACHING INTO THE FUTURE WITH STUDENT MEMBERSHIP AND ACADEMIC SPONSORSHIP DRIVES WIA Partners with Schools to Give Students Early Access to Support Los Angeles, CA – Women in Animation (WIA) is pleased to announce the first round of academic partnerships to encourage student participation in the […]
SpongeBob SquarePants Musical

SpongeBob SquarePants Heads to Broadway December 4, 2017!

by slaion June 5, 2017
SpongeBob SquarePants  Will Open on Broadway At The Palace Theatre   with Ethan Slater Lilli Cooper, Danny Skinner and Gavin Lee   Musical Production Conceived and Directed by Tina Landau Book by Kyle Jarrow Orchestrations, Arrangements & Music Supervision by Tom Kitt Choreography by Christopher Gattelli Previews Begin on Monday, November 6, 2017 Opening Night […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2017 – Tatsuma Minamikawa & Yohei Ito Interview

by Grant Whiteon June 4, 2017
Director Tatsuma Minamikawa and producer Yohei Ito attended MCM London Comic Con as the guests of Anime Limited to promote the new film Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry, based on the world famous manga and its anime adaptation. Toonzone News had the opportunity to sit down with both guests and talk about this cinematic adventure.   […]
The Loud House

“The Loud House” Leads Nickelodeon to Win May Ratings Race Across All Kids Demographics

by Ed Liuon June 1, 2017
NICKELODEON WINS MAY IN TOTAL DAY ACROSS ALL KIDS’ DEMOS The Loud House Marks Its First Year on Air by Hitting Number One This Month on All TV with Kids 2-11 NEW YORK – May 31, 2017–Continuing its number-one streak for the year to date, Nickelodeon closed May as the top-rated kids’ network among Kids […]

DC Super Hero Girls

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2017 – “DC SuperHero Girls: Intergalactic Games” Review

by Grant Whiteon June 1, 2017
Comic book superheroes have never been a stranger to other media. In fact it’s likely that many of us encountered certain heroes by way of cartoons, toys or movies long before we had the chance to read one of their paper outings. My Batman fandom certainly started with repeats of the Adam West show after […]
The Extincts

Cirrina Studios Announces First Feature “The Extincts” Helmed by William Joyce

by Ed Liuon May 26, 2017
CIRRINA STUDIOS ANNOUNCES FIRST FEATURE, THE EXTINCTS OSCAR®-WINNING FILMMAKER WILLIAM JOYCE TO HELM ANIMATED FEATURE Santa Monica, CA (May 24, 2017) – Cirrina Studios, the recently launched entertainment finance, development and production company has announced its first animated feature film, The Extincts. Based on British writer Veronica Cossanteli’s popular middle grade novel of the same […]