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Toonzone Interviews Voice Actor Debi Derryberry

by Ed Liuon July 30, 2013
Multi-talented Debi Derryberry has had quite a ride to get where she is in the voiceover industry today. After graduating with a pre-med degree from UCLA, she traveled to Nashville with aspirations of being a country music singer, and while she soon got work in Music City, her distinctive voice meant it was primarily getting […]
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PR: Disney Channel Orders Second Season of "Gravity Falls"

by spidey4545on July 29, 2013
DIPPER, MABEL AND GRUNKLE STAN TO RETURN FOR MORE WEIRD AND WONDERFUL ADVENTURES AS DISNEY CHANNEL ORDERS SECOND SEASON OF “GRAVITY FALLS” SUBWAY® Restaurants to Feature “Gravity Falls”-Themed SUBWAY Fresh Fit for Kids Meals throughout the Month of August A second season of the hit Disney Channel series “Gravity Falls” has been ordered, it was […]

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Activision-Blizzard Takes Its Money And Runs

by Alex Beanon July 29, 2013
When French media parent company Vivendi was rumored to be thinking about taking three billion dollars from the four billion dollar offshore piggy bank accounts of Activision-Blizzard [creators of the massively popular “Call of Duty”, “World of Warcraft” and “Starcraft” video game series] to help pay off their whopping $17 billion dollar debt, A-B decided […]
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Review: "Bodacious Space Pirates Part 1 & Part 2 (UK Editions)": It's Time For Some Piracy!

by HellCaton July 29, 2013
In the far future humanity extended to the stars and colonised alien worlds. War inevitably broke out between the overseers and the colonists, the latter bolstering their forces by issuing Letters of Marque to pirate ships and using their actions as legal pirates to weaken their enemy. 100 years later pirates have become a little […]

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Shout! Factory Gets "Last Unicorn" Home Entertainment & Digital Distribution Rights in ITV Studios Deal

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2013
SHOUT! FACTORY AND ITV STUDIOS GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT SIGN MULTI-FILM DEAL FOR HOME ENTERTAINMENT AND DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION Iconic Film Properties Include Internationally Acclaimed Movie Classic SOPHIE’S CHOICE, ON GOLDEN POND, THE EAGLE HAS LANDED, THE LAST UNICORN, THE TAMARIND SEED, CAPRICORN ONE, THE CASSANDRA CROSSING, BRIEF ENCOUNTER, SATURN 3, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, VOYAGE OF THE […]
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Disney Veterans Launch First Kickstarter to Produce Animated Feature Film

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2013
Aaron Blaise and Chuck Williams, veterans of the Disney Animation Studios, have launched the first Kickstarter project to produce an animated feature film. Titled “Art Story,” the movie will center on a boy and his grandfather who get stuck in the world of paintings, and must find their way home while foiling the plans of […]

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PR: Full Steam Ahead: building ships with Brunel in a virtual world

by HellCaton July 25, 2013
Brunel’s ss Great Britain, the Science Museum and Aardman Animations have joined forces to create an interactive experience that aims to encourage children to engage with culture and the work of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Aardman Animations were briefed by Brunel’s ss Great Britain to create a game that pupils can play in the classroom and […]
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"Burka Avenger," Pakistan's First Animated Female Superhero, to Premiere in August 2013

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2013
The Guardian reports that Pakistani pop star Haroon has created an animated female superhero called the “Burka Avenger,” set to debut in August on the Geo TV channel. The character’s alter ego is Jiya, who works as a teacher at an all-girls school by day. By night, Jiya dons a burka to battle against forces […]

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Grant Morrison to Launch "Mahabharata" Animated Series on YouTube

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2013
As part of its coverage of the San Diego Comic-Con International 2013, The Hollywood Reporter states that comic book creator Grant Morrison (All-Star Superman, New X-Men, Batman) has partnered with the Indian animation company Graphic India to create an animated series titled 18 Days and based on the Indian epic The Mahabharata. The series is […]
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Record Attendance For MCM Manchester Comic Con; Manga Entertainment Announces New UK Licenses

by HellCaton July 24, 2013
Last Saturday’s MCM Manchester Comic Con saw record attendance of 19,340 visitors, beating last years also record breaking number of 11,300. In response to this trend next year’s Manchester event will extend to two days, covering 26th-27th July 2014. In attendance for the event were Manga Entertainment UK who announced a series of new forthcoming […]