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Soul ReViver Revived As Feature Film

by Alex Beanon July 31, 2014
Japanese manga series “Soul ReViver” will be getting a full English-language, live-action feature film treatment. The manga series created two years ago by Tohru Fujisawa and Manabu Akishige follows “soul revivers” Jin and Clara as they navigate between the worlds of the living and dead to bring back souls whose missions were not completed while […]
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James Shigeta, Actor, 1929 - 2014

by Ed Liuon July 31, 2014
Actor James Shigeta passed away on July 28, 2014, in Hollywood, CA, at the age of 85, due to pulmonary failure. Shigeta was born in Hawaii but first became an acting and singing star in Japan in the 1950’s while taking Japanese language lessons. His fame in Japan ultimately led to appearances Las Vegas, and […]

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Sharknado 2 Racks Up An Impressive Cameo List

by Alex Beanon July 31, 2014
Depending on who you consider to be star-worthy enough to be identified as receiving a cameo in a film, cameo appearances are a subjective item, but by any measure of the cameo appearance barometer, SyFy’s mock shark horror film sequel “Sharknado 2: The Second One” racked up an impressive list of cameo appearances from Al […]
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Atari: Game Over Trailer

by Alex Beanon July 30, 2014
The trailer for the upcoming Xbox One documentary “Atari: Game Over” was released, filling in some of the details behind the collapse of the video game giant of the 1970s and 80s and essentially tying it to the poor reception given to the video game based on the Steven Spielberg hit movie E.T. and Atari’s […]

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Dragon Ball Z Live-Action Trailer

by Alex Beanon July 30, 2014
Funimation employed the services of low-budget comedy skitsters Mega64 [Rocco Botte, Derrick Acosta, Shawn Chatfield] to perform a live-action version of the upcoming animated “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods” due to hit theaters August 5, 2014 and the results are below and somebody skipped Level Nine…
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Allison Williams Is Peter Pan

by Alex Beanon July 30, 2014
Joining Christopher Walken as Captain Hook in the NBC live stage production of “Peter Pan Live!” will be Allison Williams [“Girls”] as Peter Pan. Williams becomes the fourth woman to play the live stage role of Pan after Mary Martin, Sandy Duncan and Cathy Rigby. “Peter Pan Live!” is scheduled to air on NBC on […]

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Arrow And Flash Add Wildcat And Plastique

by Alex Beanon July 30, 2014
Two new characters will be coming to the CW television series shows “Arrow” and “The Flash” this season. Joining “Arrow” will be J.R. Ramirez [“Power”], who will be playing the role of Ted “Wildcat” Grant – an ex-boxing champ who has nine lives – while joining the “The Flash” lineup will be Kelly Frye [“Rake”], […]
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SDCC2014: The Walking Dead Escape at Petco Park

by Eileen Cruzon July 30, 2014
The Walking Dead Escape took place at the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC2014) and Toonzone had the opportunity to participate. The event is part of a national tour which stops at cities across the United States. Participants are allowed to register as “Walkers” or attempt to escape the course as “Survivors.” The course is untimed and […]

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Dragonriders Of Pern Set To Ride Into Feature Film Land

by Alex Beanon July 30, 2014
With the likes of “The Hobbit” and “Harry Potter” securing lucrative feature film deals over the past decade, Warner Bros. is seeking a similar fantasy feature film franchise and are looking into making “The Dragonriders of Pern” into a possible feature film franchise. The series of 22 novels by author Anne McCaffrey follows the warriors […]
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Guardians Ring New York Stock Exchange's Bell

by Alex Beanon July 29, 2014
With their work guarding the galaxy apparently finished before it has begun, cast members of the upcoming movie “Guardians of the Galaxy” [release date: August 1, 2014] were allowed to ring the bell to open the New York Stock Exchange. Present was Chris Pratt [Star-Lord], a pregnant Zoe Saldana [Gamora] and a dude wearing Pratt’s […]