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“Big Hero 6” Conquers Box Office with $56.2M in Ticket Sales for Debut Weekend

by Ed Liuon November 10, 2014
Disney’s Big Hero 6 won the box office race in its premiere weekend, selling $56.21M in tickets (estimated) to beat out Paramount’s science fiction epic Interstellar, whose second place finish meant $47.51M in ticket sales. The strong opening weekend handily beat out Wreck-It Ralph‘s $49M premiere from 2012, although it’s short of the $67M opening […]


NYCC 2014: The “LEGO Batman 3” Roundtables: Arthur Parsons, Stephen Sharples, and Troy Baker

by Ed Liuon November 10, 2014
At New York Comic Con 2014, Toonzone News sat down with some other members of the press for roundtable interviews with the cast and crew of LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. Arthur Parsons of Tt Games is the game director for LEGO Batman 3. Q: When Traveler’s Tales makes a LEGO game, how do you […]


Nickelodeon Welcomes Anthony Bourdain to “Sanjay & Craig” and Everest to “Paw Patrol”

by Ed Liuon November 6, 2014
ANTHONY BOURDAIN LENDS HIS CULINARY EXPERTISE IN NICKELODEON’S HIT ANIMATED SERIES SANJAY AND CRAIG “I’m a mega fan of Sanjay and Craig. I’ve seen absolutely every episode. This is a show I wish had existed when I was a kid. It has all the elements that I look for in my childhood for entertainment and […]

Frederator Studios Debuts “Bee & Puppycat” on November 6, 2014

by Ed Liuon November 6, 2014
FREDERATOR STUDIOS DEBUTS PREMIERE SEASON OF EAGERLY ANTICIPATED ANIMATION HIT BEE & PUPPYCAT Created by Adventure Time Artist Natasha Allegri, Most Successfully Funded Animation Project in Kickstarter History, Premieres November 6 on Cartoon Hangover YouTube Channel November 6, 2014— It’s finally here! Following the breakout success of its pilot that sparked a record breaking Kickstarter […]


20 Animated Films to Contend for the 2014 Oscars

by Todd DuBoison November 5, 2014
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced that twenty animated feature films have been submitted to be considered as award nominees for the 2014 Oscars. Provided that at least sixteen of the submissions ultimately have a mandatory qualifying run in Los Angeles and follow the Academy’s other rules for eligibility, there will again be […]

NYCC 2014: Roundtable Interviews for Cartoon Network Programming

by Todd DuBoison November 4, 2014
Cartoon Network had quite a presence at New York Comic Con last October when it brought in a host of guests to attend its massive “CN Anything” panel, which you can read all about here. In attendance was creative and voice acting talent behind all of the channel’s latest big productions: Adventure Time, Clarence, Over […]


Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2014: Shinichiro Watanabe Interview

by Grant Whiteon November 4, 2014
On the closing Sunday of MCM London Comic Con October 2014, Toonzone was given the chance to pose some questions to legendary anime director Shinichiro Watanabe. TOONZONE NEWS: In the past year you’ve directed both Space Dandy and Terror in Resonance, two shows with vastly different tones. What do you look for when considering involvement […]
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Tom Magliozzi, Co-Host of NPR’s “Car Talk,” 1937 – 2014

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2014
The Car Talk weblog is reporting that Tom Magliozzi has passed away on Monday, November 3, 2014, at the age of 77 due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease. With his younger brother Ray, the Magliozzi’s hosted NPR’s Car Talk radio show from 1977 to 2012, where the two dispensed advice on car repair, relationships, and […]