Tom Kenny To Host 2009 ELAN Awards

by Craig Crumptonon March 13, 2009
Tom Kenny (voice of SpongeBob SquarePants) will be hosting the 3rd Annual ELAN Awards, an international event “honoring the talent behind video games, animation, and visual effects.” Kenny, who has already been declared an ELAN winner for “Best Voice Over in an Animated Production,” says of hosting the event, “Since my kids are far too […]

Marvel Studios Set New Release Dates

by Dan Collinson March 12, 2009
Superhero Hype reports that Marvel has set a new release schedule for their upcoming films. Below is a list of films and their updated release dates: Iron Man 2 – May 7, 2010 Thor – June 17, 2011 The First Avenger: Captain America – July 22, 2011 The Avengers – May 4, 2012 Marvel will […]

(UPDATED)"Arkham Asylum" Teaser, Site Launched

by Dan Collinson March 12, 2009
Superhero Hype reports the teaser trailer for the new video game, Batman: Arkham Asylum is already out. You can watch the trailer here. The new video game will be out early next year for the Playstation 3, XBox 360 & PC, and features the voices of Mark Hamill as The Joker and Kevin Conroy as […]

Lucy’s Voice Actress Contempt Conviction Case is Voided

by Dan Collinson March 12, 2009
The Associated Press reports that a judge has threw out a contempt-of-court conviction and orders a new trial on Pamelyn Ferdin, the actress who played Laura Gentry on the live-action Filmation series Space Academy, as well as the voice of Lucy Van Pelt in 3 Charlie Brown/Peanuts specials. Ferdin was facing five days in jail […]

"The Wallflower" Part 1: Oh the Noise, Noise, Noise…

by Classic Speedyon March 12, 2009
About a year ago, I remarked that The Wallflower was an underrated title that deserved more recognition. Having seen more of the show now, I’ve had to rethink that opinion a bit. Make that “a lot.” Where before I saw potential in the premise and gave it a huge benefit of the doubt in the […]

Toon Zone News Talks with Artist Toby Bluth on Presenting "Pinocchio" in Disney View

by Ed Liuon March 12, 2009
Growing up in Utah, Toby Bluth and his brother Don were so deeply inspired by the films of Walt Disney that they’ve both developed careers in and around animation. Toby Bluth has done a variety of work for Disney, ranging from the fine art paintings inspired by Disney films, writing and illustrating Disney books, and […]

"Family Guy" Vol. 7 Coming in June

by Classic Speedyon March 11, 2009
3/11 Update: Fox has planned Family Guy‘s seventh DVD set for a 6/16/09 release date. The 3-disc set will cost $39.98 and includes 13 episodes. Special features are audio commentaries on every episode, 29 deleted scenes, animatics (w/optional commentary), Family Guy Cribz, Take Me Out to pLace Tonight, Family Guy Art Show, and ComicCon 2008 […]

Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment Announces "The Irresponsible Captain Tylor" DVD Set

by Ed Liuon March 11, 2009
Right Stuf has released details about The Irresponsible Captain Tylor complete TV series boxed set DVD collection, which is scheduled for release on May 26, 2009. The new 5-disc thinpak DVD set will contain all 26 episodes of the series, newly remastered and containing new “soft” subtitles allowing viewers to watch the series without translations […]

Disney/Pixar’s "Up" Gets Video Games

by Ed Liuon March 11, 2009
Disney/Pixar’s Up will be getting the licensed video game treatment from THQ, with games appearing for the Nintendo Wii and DS, Microsoft’s Xbox 360, Sony PlayStation 2 and 3, and Windows PC/Mac OS platforms. Players will be able to control both lead characters: the senior citizen Carl Fredricksen and the young Wilderness Explorer Russell.

PULSE News Talks with James Sie on the Atom for "Batman: Brave and the Bold"

by Ed Liuon March 11, 2009’s PULSE News has interviewed actor James Sie about his role as the Atom (and his evil parallel-universe counterpart Dyna Mite) in Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Sie discusses how his son influenced him to take the role, saying, “He was tired of me being the bad guy,” and adding that the role has […]