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These Extreme Closeups May Be Captain America: Civil War Props

by Peter Paltridgeon July 24, 2015
We know Captain America: Civil War is currently filming in Atlanta. We also know the Russo brothers are working on it. What we don’t know is if these closeups are actually movie props. The photos began appearing on a Twitter account labeled “Russo Brothers” a few days ago, and among the account’s followers are a […]
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Gundam UK Fan Convention Under Planning For 2016

by Grant Whiteon July 22, 2015
Japan-Cool, a Leeds based seller for imported ‘Gunpla’ plastic models from the popular Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, have announced plans for a UK Gundam fan convention titled G-Con to be held in 2016. The focus of the event is currently planned to cover such community events as cosplay, movie screenings, a cafe and sales/tutorials of […]

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Three Hollywood Studios Want To Make A Movie About Emoji

by Peter Paltridgeon July 21, 2015
Sony just won an intense bidding war among two rival studios (according to Deadline, rumored to be Paramount and WB) to obtain the rights to a pitch for a movie based around emoji, the yellow faces of various emotions that people tag at the end of their text messages nowadays. This wasn’t the bid to […]

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SDCC2015: Interviews With The Team Behind Google Spotlight Stories

by 90'sCartoonManon July 21, 2015
Google Spotlight Stories is a new narrative format for presenting short films on mobile devices where the viewer gets to control where the camera looks in a 360 degree environment. Toonzone News was able to catch up with several creators with Google Spotlight Stories: Jan Pinkava, the director of “Windy Day” and creative director of […]
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Minecraft Gets A Director: Rob McElhenney

by Alex Beanon July 21, 2015
The film version of the popular video game, “Minecraft”, has been given a director by Warner Bros. and it is Rob McElhenney, the writer, co-star co-creator of the FX network television show “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”. McElhenney has directed three episodes of the show along with one short and a television movie [“Pariah”] but […]

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SDCC2015: An Inside Look At Google Spotlight Stories

by 90'sCartoonManon July 21, 2015
Google Spotlight Stories was launched in October 2013 by Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP), but they made their presence known for the first time at San Diego Comic-Con this year. Google Spotlight Stories pairs award winning filmmakers with mobile technology to create films that put the camera in the viewers’ hands. Moderated by Google […]
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Review: "Tiger & Bunny: The Rising (UK Edition)": This Summer's Surprise Superhero Hit

by Grant Whiteon July 20, 2015
Last year I reviewed Anime Limited’s release of Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning, a compilation lead in movie to the popular superhero anime. It left a strong impression on me and I commented it had increased my desire to finally watch the full show. I have to confess that’s an ambition I haven’t fulfilled in […]

New "Back To The Future" Set Includes Animated Series

New "Back To The Future" Set Includes Animated Series

by Peter Paltridgeon July 16, 2015
For its 30th anniversary — as well as the arrival of the day Marty traveled to 2015 — Back to the Future and its sequels are getting re-released in a big way. The big news is that the Back to the Future animated series is being released for the first time on October 20, both […]
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Michael Cera Signs Up as Robin for "LEGO Batman"

by Ed Liuon July 16, 2015
The Hollywood Reporter notes that Michael Cera has signed to play Robin opposite Will Arnett’s Batman in LEGO Batman, the upcoming spin-off to The LEGO Movie. The movie will be produced by Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Phil Lord, and Christopher Miller; directed by LEGO Movie animation supervisor Chris McKay; with a screenplay by Seth Grahame-Smith.