“The Peanuts Movie” Reveals the Little Red-Haired Girl

by Ed Liuon July 10, 2015
Actor Francesca Capaldi has revealed the first image of the character she voices in The Peanuts Movie: the Little Red-Haired Girl, and object of Charlie Brown’s undying and unrequited love. In addition, the Washington Post has posted a lengthy article that examines the history of the Little Red-Haired Girl in the original Peanuts comic strip […]

SDCC2015: Preview Night Photo Gallery

by Peter Paltridgeon July 9, 2015
Last night San Diego Comic-Con half-opened to the public with a special Preview Night. All of the slick booths could be examined and photographed, and TZ went right ahead. [Photos by: Eileen Cruz] [SDCC2015] Here’s how you’re greeted at the Nickelodeon booth. How rude. A larger view of the Nick mural. One of the many attractions in […]


Harry Shearer Signs Back on to “The Simpsons”

by Ed Liuon July 8, 2015
Actor Harry Shearer has signed a new deal to return to The Simpsons for its 27th and 28th seasons, resolving a contract dispute that was rooted in Mr. Shearer’s requirement for “freedom to do other work” in his words. Mr. Shearer voices characters including Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner, Rev. Lovejoy, and Kent Brockman, […]

Cartoon Network UK Toonix App Skates Onto iOS and Android

by Grant Whiteon July 2, 2015
Cartoon Network UK today launched their brand new Toonix app.  Free to download on both iOS and Android devices, the app allows users to customise their own avatar with elements including those based on popular Cartoon Network stars. Once created players can share their avatar creations with friends and take part in skateboard challenges, also […]


Nickelodeon UK & SpongeBob SquarePants Team Up With Jeans for Genes Day 2015

by Grant Whiteon July 2, 2015
Are you ready, kids? Nickelodeon has once again partnered with Jeans for Genes Day in order for SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends to once again promote the fundraising event which this year is being held on Friday 18th September. The yellow sponge along with Patrick, Gary and Sandy will be appearing on promotional materials for […]
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Comic Con Stays In San Diego Through 2018

by Alex Beanon July 2, 2015
With their contract set to expire after this year, the organizers of the San Diego Comic Con have reached a two-year extension to keep the annual convention in San Diego and not in Anaheim or Los Angeles, the two other major suitors for the event. As part of the deal, the city of San Diego […]

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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce July Highlights

by Grant Whiteon July 1, 2015
The first day might have smashed temperature records already, but Cartoon Network UK continues to bring the heat with their July schedule. From the 6th July viewers can look forward to brand new episodes of superhero comedy Teen Titans Go!, followed by a brand new season of LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitsu starting 27th. The […]
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“Inside Out” Continues Box Office Success With $52.1 Million Second Weekend

by Todd DuBoison June 30, 2015
Pixar’s Inside Out pulled in an estimated $52.13 in its second weekend at the U.S. box office per Box Office Mojo, marking a modest 42% drop from its expectation-defying $90.4 million opening weekend. After ten days the film’s earnings stand at an estimated $184.95 million domestically, and Inside Out is tracking ahead of every other […]

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

by 90'sCartoonManon 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: […]

DreamWorks Animation Studio Tour With “Dragons: Race to the Edge”

by 90'sCartoonManon 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 […]