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“The Good Dinosaur” Places Second at Box Office in Debut Weekend

by Ed Liuon November 30, 2015
Disney/Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur placed second at the box office in its premiere weekend, with an estimated $39.19 million in ticket sales putting it behind the first place finisher (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, taking an estimated $51.6 million in its second week of release) and edging out its competition for third (Creed, […]
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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce December Highlights

by Grant Whiteon November 29, 2015
Another year is nearly gone but of course there’s still Christmas celebrations to come and Cartoon Network are aiming to keep you entertained throughout December. From 7th-21st, the Mega Mondays block will go festive as Mince Pie Mondays every Monday from 4pm and highlight Christmas episodes of popular shows including brand new episodes of Regular […]

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Cartoon Network’s “Long Live the Royals” Premieres November 30, 2015

by Ed Liuon November 20, 2015
Kick-Off the Holidays with Royalty! Take Heed of This Noble Decree and Check Out the Cartoon Network Original Miniseries Long Live the Royals The Reign Begins Monday, November 30 at 7:45 p.m. (ET/PT) The holidays can be a chaotic time for any family; throw in a few bejeweled crowns, lofty titles, and an entire kingdom […]
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Tom Daley Partners With Cartoon Network UK’s Anti-Bullying ‘Buddy Network’

by Grant Whiteon November 17, 2015
British Olympic diver Tom Daley has partnered with Cartoon Network and ChildLine to promote the next stage in the channel’s ongoing campaign to stamp out bullying. CN Buddy Network, which advocates the belief ‘Be a buddy, not a bully’, aims to address the sadly growing concern that is the abuse of bullying of children. ChildLine […]

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“The Peanuts Movie” Holds Second Place at Box Office for Second Week

by Ed Liuon November 16, 2015
In its second week of release, 20th Century Fox/Blue Sky Studios’ The Peanuts Movie shows continued strength at the box office, placing second behind the latest James Bond movie Spectre at the U.S. domestic box office with an estimated $24.2 million in ticket sales, bringing its two-week cumulative total to an estimated $82.49 million. However, […]
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Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2015 – Shigeto Koyama Interview

by Grant Whiteon November 16, 2015
The Saturday of MCM London Comic Con October, Toonzone News were given the chance to pose some questions to Shigeto Koyama. A talent who has worked on titles including Kill la Kill, Heroman, Disney’s Big Hero 6 and his own original short “Obake-chan,” Koyama attended the event as the Anime Guest Of Honour. TOONZONE NEWS: […]

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Joel Hodgson Launches Kickstarter Campaign To Bring Back “Mystery Science Theater 3000”

by Grant Whiteon November 11, 2015
Beloved by generations of fans the world over, Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K) popularised the concept of riffing in which bad media watching is made tolerable by witty jokes at its expense. Interest in continuing the show never died following its unfortunate TV cancellation but rights issues made this impossible, with the groups responsible for […]
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“The Peanuts Movie” Takes Second Behind Bond in Premiere Weekend

by Ed Liuon November 10, 2015
The Peanuts Movie earned an estimated $45 million in ticket sales in its premiere weekend, placing it second behind Spectre, the latest installment of the enduring James Bond franchise, and the fourth outing for Daniel Craig as James Bond. While the box office take for The Peanuts Movie might seem low, the total is comparable […]

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Activision Blizzard Unveils Hollywood Movie Studio

by Alex Beanon November 6, 2015
Fresh on the heels of their purchase of mobile game sensation “Candy Crush”, Activision Blizzard has announced that they intend to get into the television series and moviemaking business with their new creatively-named Activision Blizzard Studios that will produce feature films based on their franchise video games such as “Call of Duty”, “StarCraft”, “Diablo” and […]