LATEST ARTICLES Interviews Michel Gondry on Music Videos, Future Projects

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2009 has interviewed director Michel Gondry about his newest collection of music videos More Videos: Before & After DVD 1. Gondry discusses the lengthy behind-the-scenes material on the DVD which examines his live-action and animated work on the videos and the inspirations for several of them. He also notes his work on the upcoming Green […]

"G.I. Joe: Resolute" to Premiere on Adult Swim on April 25, 2009 (UPDATED 04/17)

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2009
Hasbro has announced that the new micro-series G.I. Joe: Resolute will premiere on April 25, 2009, at midnight on Adult Swim and on-line. The 60 minutes of content will be broken up into 10 5-minute installments and one 10-minute finale. The series was written by Warren Ellis, animated by Titmouse Studios, and directed by Joaquim […]

New Stills & Clips of "Batman: The Brave & the Bold" Episode "Night of the Huntress!"

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2009
Toon Zone News is proud to present two new video clips and 25 new stills from “Night of the Huntress!”, the new episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold which will premiere on May 1, 2009. Click the images to play the clips (requires QuickTime): <!– <!– You may also right-click on either of […]

VIZ Anime to Join Lineup on FUNimation Channel

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2009
VIZ Media has issued a press release detailing several new titles that will launch on the FUNimation Channel during Spring and Summer 2009. Titles will include Buso Renkin, Honey and Clover, Hunter X Hunter, Monster, and Nana. The full press release follows. VIZ MEDIA LICENSES FIVE TOP ANIMATED SERIES TO FUNIMATION CHANNEL FOR US TELEVISION […]

Michael Chabon Working on "John Carter of Mars" Screenplay

by Ed Liuon April 16, 2009
Writer Michael Chabon has confirmed that he is working on the screenplay to John Carter of Mars, the feature film based on the Edgar Rice Burroughs novels that will be directed by Pixar’s Andrew Stanton. Chabon stated that, “”I’ve been hired to do some revisions to an already strong script by Andrew Stanton and Mark […]

"Snake’N’Bacon" Pilot Coming to Adult Swim on May 10, 2009

by Ed Liuon April 16, 2009
Indie comic book creator Michael Kupperman is reporting that a pilot for his show Snake’N’Bacon will be broadcast on Adult Swim on May 10, 2009, at 12:45 AM (Eastern). The live-action/animated hybrid pilot will feature Kristin Schaal, Dan Bakkedahl, Bill Hader, Peter Serafinowicz, James Urbaniak, Brian Stack, and David Rakoff. The weblog entry where Kupperman […]

"Family Guy" 100th Episode Celebration Coming to DVD

by Classic Speedyon April 16, 2009
On 6/16/09, the same day that Family Guy‘s seventh volume is released, Fox is also releasing a DVD called “Family Guy – 100th Episode Celebration”, a 45 minute disc that contains the episodes “Stewie Kills Lois” and “Lois Kills Stewie”, as well as the 100th episode special. Extras include four deleted scenes, a “Making of […]

New York Anime Festival 2009 Launches Official Mascot Competition

by Ed Liuon April 16, 2009
The New York Anime Festival 2009 has announced that its 2009 mascot contest has gone live on its partner website Anime fans throughout the country are invited to submit original characters that combine “anime” and “New York City” by April 29, 2009. 10 finalists will be selected and put on display at the Brooklyn […]

"Gigantor: The Collection" Vol. 1 Coming to DVD on May 5, 2009

by Ed Liuon April 16, 2009
E1 Entertainment has announced that Gigantor: The Collection vol. 1 will be released on May 5, 2009, bringing the first 26 episodes of the classic Japanese anime series to DVD. The 4-disc set will feature uncut episodes in their original (presumably U.S.) air-date order, along with commentary tracks for selected episodes, bonus interviews, six Gigantor […]

"The Zeta Project": Not Quite Batman, But Still in a League of Its Own

by Peter Paltridgeon April 16, 2009
The Zeta Project is a Batman Beyond spinoff, but you would never guess that from watching the show itself. Aside from a few shared futuristic elements, it has virtually nothing thematically in common with Batman. In fact, it’s the only “DC Universe” cartoon not based on a previously existing comic book. The show is very […]