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SpongeBob Rules the Box Office with $56M in Premiere Weekend

by Ed Liuon February 9, 2015
The second SpongeBob SquarePants movie crushed its competition at the box office in its debut weekend, taking in $56 million (estimated) in ticket sales. The total is more than double the estimated box office take of its nearest competition, American Sniper, which took in $24.16 million in its seventh week of release. The SpongeBob Movie: […]
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Rachael Taylor Will Show Kitty Likes To Scratch As Hellcat

by Alex Beanon February 2, 2015
Aussie actress Rachael Taylor [“Grey’s Anatomy”] has been selected to play Trish Walker – aka Hellcat – in the new Marvel comic book-based series on Netflix titled “A.K.A. Jessica Jones”. Taylor will join Krysten Ritter [“Breaking Bad”] and David Tennant [“Doctor Who”] in the cast of “A.K.A. Jesica Jones”. The 13-episode “A.K.A. Jessica Jones” series […]

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NY International Children's Film Festival Announces Complete 2015 Slate

by Ed Liuon January 28, 2015
NEW YORK INT’L CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES COMPLETE 2015 SLATE **** TICKETS ON SALE TODAY, JANUARY 28 EVENT RUNS FEB 27-MARCH 22 OSCAR®-QUALIFYING EVENT FOR BEST ANIMATED & LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OPENS WITH NEWEST FILMS FROM AARDMAN ANIMATIONS AND STUDIO GHIBLI **** 2015 PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS: EAST COAST PREMIERE OF NEW AARDMAN FEATURE SHAUN […]
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Just Two Days Left to Show Your Shorts to Saban Brands

by Ed Liuon January 13, 2015
Saban Brands extended their deadline for submissions for their first “Show Us Your Shorts!” contest to January 15, 2015, meaning you super-late procrastinators have 2 days to get your entries in. Original animated shorts can be submitted at www.sabanshorts.com. Each animated short will be judged by a Saban Brands executive committee, with the top 10 […]

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Amazon Studios' Pilot Season of 2015 Premieres January 15, 2015, on Amazon Instant Video

by Ed Liuon January 7, 2015
Amazon’s First Pilot Season of 2015, Featuring Slate of 13 Original Comedy, Drama, Docuseries and Kids Offerings, will Debut January 15, 2015 on Amazon Instant Video in the US, UK and Germany Seven new comedy, drama and docu-series pilots will be available including hour-long shows Cocked, Mad Dogs, Man in the High Castle and Point […]
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Christine Cavanaugh, Actor, 1963 - 2014

by Dan Collinson January 3, 2015
Various news outlets are reporting the passing of actor Christine Cavanaugh on December 22, 2014, at the age of 51 at her home in Cedar City, UT, of undisclosed causes. She was born on August 16, 1963, in Utah and began her career as an actor in 1988, with her first prominent role coming in […]

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Archie's 75th Anniversary Makeover to Include New Comics, TV Cartoon, and More

by Ed Liuon December 16, 2014
The New York Times covers plans for a makeover of the renowned perpetual comic book teenager Archie Andrews, with parent company Archie Comic Publications using the character’s 75th anniversary in print as an opportunity to update the character. A new comic book will be launched with writer Mark Waid pairing with artist Fiona Staples, building […]
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2015 Golden Globe Animated Nominees: LEGO, Robots, Dragons, Boxtrolls, and Dead People

by Ed Liuon December 11, 2014
The 72nd annual Golden Globe nominations have been announced by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The nominees for Best Animated Feature Film are: The LEGO Movie (Warner Bros) Big Hero 6 (Disney) How to Train Your Dragon 2 (DreamWorks Animation) The Boxtrolls (LAIKA/Focus Features) The Book of Life (Reel FX Creative Studios/20th Century Fox) In […]

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Inspired by the Muse - Toonzone Interviews Actor Sunday Muse

by Ed Liuon December 9, 2014
The multi-talented Sunday Muse wears many hats in her career, with the first being an actor on stage, on-camera, and in voiceover. She also claims credits as an author (of the book You Can Do Cartoon Voices, Too!), a stand-up comedian (with Toronto Life naming her ‘one of the funniest ladies in Toronto’), and an […]
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PR: MCM Enjoys Record-Breaking 2014 — UK & EU Expansion on 2015 Agenda

by Grant Whiteon December 3, 2014
MCM Enjoys Record-Breaking 2014 — UK & EU Expansion on 2015 Agenda Three brand new shows, record-breaking attendance figures and a first foray into mainland Europe; 2014 has proved to be a milestone year for MCM Expo Group; unquestionably the most successful to date. Overall, 401,000 visitors came to MCM events throughout 2014, compared to […]