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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 […]

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 […]


Netflix Picks Up Four Animated Series: “Tarzan and Jane,” “An Army of Frogs,” “Puffin Rock,” “Cirque du Soleil Luna Petunia”; Premieres Three More

by Ed Liuon June 8, 2015
Variety reports that Netflix has acquired four new animated series to join their dedicated section for kids under 12, with the series to hit the service as full seasons to maximize “binge-ability.” The four series which were acquired and scheduled release dates are: Cirque du Soleil Luna Petunia (Fall 2016): 11 episodes from Saban Brands and […]


The Avengers and Ultimate Spider-Man Get New Seasons on Disney XD for 2016

by Ed Liuon June 4, 2015
SAME HEROES, NEW VILLAINS! MARVEL’S SPIDER-MAN AND THE AVENGERS RETURN WITH ALL-NEW SEASONS ON DISNEY XD Season Three of “Marvel’s Avengers: Ultron Revolution” and Season Four of “Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man vs. The Sinister 6” to Debut in 2016 Disney XD has ordered two new action-packed seasons of the popular animated series on the Marvel programming […]

Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2015 – Hidetaka Tenjin Interview

by Grant Whiteon June 3, 2015
Although popular in his native Japan, the internet has allowed people in many other countries to become fans of the work of Hidetaka Tenjin. Boasting credits in illustration, design and voice acting, he is perhaps most famous for the illustrations he has provided to the world of Macross in addition to box art for Bandai’s […]

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Google Spotlight Stories App Launches for Android, Newest Story “Help” Premieres

by Ed Liuon June 2, 2015
GOOGLE ATAP LAUNCHES GOOGLE SPOTLIGHT STORIES APP FOR ANDROID AND PREMIERES NEWEST STORY, “HELP” BY DIRECTOR JUSTIN LIN AT GOOGLE I/O 2015 Upcoming Google Spotlight Stories from several award-winning filmmakers and artists, as well as the new Story Development Kit (SDK) also announced   At Google’s I/O conference in San Francisco, which kicks off today, Google’s […]
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Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2015 – Hynden Walch Roundtable Interview

by Grant Whiteon June 1, 2015
On the Saturday morning of May’s MCM London Comic Con Toonzone News was invited to take part in a roundtable interview with voice actress Hynden Walch. Having risen to fame as Starfire in Teen Titans, she has returned to the animated DC multiverse a few times to play Harley Quinn and is perhaps currently most […]

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Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2015 – Rocksteady Arkham Knight Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 1, 2015
Promoting Arkham Knight, the conclusion to Rocksteady’s hugely popular ‘Batman Arkham’ games, the panel consisted of game director/Rocksteady co-founder Sefton Hill, art director David Hego, character artist Albert Feliu and John Noble, voice of lead antagonist the Scarecrow. The game is set one year after the events of Arkham City. An alliance of villains, led […]
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Women in Animation in the Spotlight at Annecy 2015

by Ed Liuon May 28, 2015
WOMEN IN ANIMATION IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT ANNECY 2015 Annecy International Animation Film Festival Gives Ladies Top Billing in 2015, with Great Support by WIA On All Levels of Participation Los Angeles, CA – Women in Animation (WIA), the organization of animation professionals and students who aim to empower and support women in the field […]