“The Sword in the Stone,” “Robin Hood,” & “Oliver and Company” to Blu-ray on August 6, 2013

by Ed Liuon May 18, 2013
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that The Sword in the Stone, Robin Hood, and Oliver and Company will all be coming to Blu-ray disc on August 6, 2013. Disc artwork and fact sheets follow. Rediscover The Humor And Magic of The Classic Animated Film Which Is Celebrating its 50Th Anniversary The Sword in the […]

PR: Clancy Brown Returns as Lex Luthor in “Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Superheroes Unite”

by Ed Liuon May 17, 2013
CLANCY BROWN RETURNS AS LEX LUTHOR TO ANCHOR VERSATILE ENSEMBLE CAST FOR LEGO BATMAN: THE MOVIE – DC SUPERHEROES UNITE Star of The Shawshank Redemption, Highlander reprises iconic villain role for new Blu-ray/DVD feature-length animated film coming May 21 Over two nights in early February 2012, the versatile cast of LEGO Batman: The Movie – […]


PR: “Heavy Traffic” Blu-ray Coming July 16, 2013

by Ed Liuon May 17, 2013
Ralph Bakshi’s Animated Masterpiece Comes to High Definition! HEAVY TRAFFIC Starring Joseph Kaufmann, Beverly Hope Atkinson, Frank DeKova ARRIVES ON BLU-RAY™ FOR THE FIRST TIME IN STORES NATIONWIDE ON JULY 16, 2013 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY Pre-order this collection today! From Ralph Bakshi, the legendary director of Fritz The Cat and The Lord Of The Rings […]
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Shaken And Stirred – Nolan To Direct Bond 24?

by Alex Beanon May 17, 2013
As if he doesn’t already have enough on his plate with the production of his next blockbuster film “Interstellar” [due to be released November 7, 2014], mega-director Christopher Nolan has been contacted to possibly direct the next installment – the 24th in the franchise – of the James Bond series. Talks are still in preliminary […]


Giant Robots Battle Jumbo Kaiju Prawns In Pacific Rim Trailer

by Alex Beanon May 16, 2013
Back in the good old days there was simply that big fire-breathing dinosaur lizard Godzilla attacking Tokyo and causing normally placid Japanese people to scream and run away in black and white terror. But after Godzilla, there were all sorts of Kaiju [Japanese for strange beast or monster]. The Kaiju gate had been busted wide […]

New Video Clip “Disney’s Planes Takes Flight” Released

by Ed Liuon May 16, 2013
Disney has released a new video “Disney’s Planes Takes Flight” from the upcoming feature film Cars spinoff. The new video features music by the film’s composer Mark Mancina. Disney’s Planes is scheduled for release on August 9, 2013. For more details, check out Toonzone’s earlier coverage here and visit Disney’s Planes on the web: Website: […]


School Of Good And Evil Gets Financial Aid

by Alex Beanon May 16, 2013
“The School of Good and Evil” – the newly released [May 14, 2013] first book of an intended trilogy by Soman Chainani – had its film rights acquired by Roth Films [“Oz The Great and Powerful”]. The book tells the story of children who are kidnapped and taken to the title schools to be molded […]

Iron Man 3 Makes Its First Billion

by Alex Beanon May 16, 2013
Tony Stark is a billionaire again. Coming up to its third week of domestic release, “Iron Man 3”, starring Robert Downey, Jr. as the billionaire/superhero Stark, is poised to make a billion dollars in worldwide gross by the time movie theaters close across the globe today – making it the 16th-biggest film of all-time and […]


Disney Backpedals on Merida Redesign, “Dia de los Muertos” Trademark Application

by Ed Liuon May 16, 2013
A report on cites anonymous Disney sources that a proposed redesign of Brave‘s Princess Merida does not match a widely publicized image that has drawn a firestorm of controversy, including sharply critical comments from Brave co-director Brenda Chapman (who was replaced as director late in the development process and is currently working for DreamWorks […]

Official Teaser Trailer Released for “Rio 2”

by Ed Liuon May 16, 2013
20th Century Fox has released the official teaser trailer for Rio 2, the sequel to the 2011 animated feature Rio that reunites the original cast with several new characters for a journey to the Amazon. The movie is set for release on April 11, 2014. OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: The entire cast of the animated smash RIO […]