“The Robotech saga continues” So goes the official marketing line for the new Robotech 2-movie collection from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The ostensibly fresh addition in this collection is the feature Robotech: Love Live Alive, heretofore a conception of the late Carl Macek as a way to expand upon Robotech beyond the end of the original […]
Robotech is one of those anime titles whose longevity and rabid fandom have made it iconic, but also a little intimidating to me to try to get into. A series can’t have lasted for over a quarter-century and inspired its legions of dedicated fans without having something going for it, but both of those things […]
Shout! Factory Gets “Last Unicorn” Home Entertainment & Digital Distribution Rights in ITV Studios Deal
SHOUT! FACTORY AND ITV STUDIOS GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT SIGN MULTI-FILM DEAL FOR HOME ENTERTAINMENT AND DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION Iconic Film Properties Include Internationally Acclaimed Movie Classic SOPHIE’S CHOICE, ON GOLDEN POND, THE EAGLE HAS LANDED, THE LAST UNICORN, THE TAMARIND SEED, CAPRICORN ONE, THE CASSANDRA CROSSING, BRIEF ENCOUNTER, SATURN 3, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, VOYAGE OF THE […]
Aaron Blaise and Chuck Williams, veterans of the Disney Animation Studios, have launched the first Kickstarter project to produce an animated feature film. Titled “Art Story,” the movie will center on a boy and his grandfather who get stuck in the world of paintings, and must find their way home while foiling the plans of […]
Disney has released three new clips from Planes, the spin-off to Disney/Pixar’s Cars: “BULLDOG SHAMED” “DUSTY MEETS EL CHUPACABRA” “STRUT JETSTREAM” Disney’s Planes will be released in theaters on August 9, 2013. For more details, check out Toonzone’s earlier coverage here.
Warner Bros. Animation has released the following new clip and still from Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, the next new direct-to-video animated feature coming to DVD and Blu-ray on July 30, 2013. Click any thumbnail to enlarge: For more details on Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, check out Toonzone’s earlier coverage here.
Last Saturday’s MCM Manchester Comic Con saw record attendance of 19,340 visitors, beating last years also record breaking number of 11,300. In response to this trend next year’s Manchester event will extend to two days, covering 26th-27th July 2014. In attendance for the event were Manga Entertainment UK who announced a series of new forthcoming […]
Get ready for more flying animals on the SyFy network – no, it’s not another sequel to “Sharknado” [though the thought of “Monkeynado” does have its charm] – as the science fiction-oriented channel will be producing “Warriors of Oz”, a television mini-series based on the popular “Wizard of Oz”. Set to be directed by Timur […]
It’s almost time for the 75th Hunger Games – and this year, it’s not just a game – as Katniss Everdeen [Jennifer Lawrence] is going to find out the hard way in this trailer for the upcoming sequel movie, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” [release date: November 22, 2013]…
Universal/Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 took in an estimated $25.06 million at the box office in its third week of release, bringing its domestic total to $276.16 million and placing it just behind the #1 box office draw for the weekend (Warner Bros. The Conjuring, which took in an estimated $41.53 million). However, Despicable Me […]