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DreamWorks Dragons: Race to the Edge

“Dragons: Race To The Edge” Interview With Director Elaine Bogan

by Christopher Glennonon 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 Christopher Glennonon 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 […]
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Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2015 – Hidetaka Tenjin Live Drawing Session

by Grant Whiteon June 15, 2015
The panel was opened by an introduction by Anime Limited president Andrew Partridge. Tenjin (appearing as a guest on behalf of Viewster) opened the panel by beaming in English “Hello, good afternoon! I’m from Japan. Thanks for coming this session!” before wryly adding “I’m from Japan and I can’t speak English, okay?” The rest of […]

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Vision of the Future of Gotham with Dan Jurgens and Bernard Chang on “Batman Beyond”

by Ed Liuon June 12, 2015
In 1999, Warner Bros. Animation blasted off into the future of Gotham City with Batman Beyond, turning Bruce Wayne into a bitter old man who takes in young Terry McGinnis as his protege in crime-fighting, with Terry donning a powered super-suit to become the new Batman. The series was extremely popular during its three-season run, […]
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Christopher Lee, Actor, 1922 – 2015

by Ed Liuon June 11, 2015
Veteran actor Christopher Lee passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2015, at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London at the age of 93, after being hospitalized for respiratory problems and heart failure. The actor’s long career was most notable for his on-screen depictions of villainy, ranging from Count Dracula in the classic Hammer horror films […]

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New Animated Series for “The Three Stooges” in Production

by Ed Liuon June 11, 2015
The Hollywood Reporter notes that The Three Stooges — Moe, Larry, and Curly — will be returning to screens as an animated TV series, courtesy of Christy Karacas (co-creator of Superjail!), with production handled by London-based entertainment firm Cake and the Titmouse animation studio. Production is expected to be 52 11-minute episodes, which are expected […]