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Disney Releases "10 Fun Facts About ‘Bolt’"

by Ed Liuon March 23, 2009
In conjunction with the Blu-ray and DVD release of Bolt, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released 10 Fun Facts about the movie: 10 FUN FACTS ABOUT “BOLT” Mittens, the street-wise alley cat, was originally called Mr. Mittens, because her owners never took the time to figure out if she was a boy or a […]

"Wallace & Gromit- A Matter Of Loaf And Death"- Worth The Dough

by Grant Whiteon March 22, 2009
“A Matter Of Loaf And Death” sees Aardman’s most famous duo (sorry, Morph and Chas) in their first adventure since the big screen outing Curse Of The Were-Rabbit. While this new tale shows some of the lessons learned from that film, it’s a fittingly more quiet affair. As has become the norm since “A Close […]

Seth Rogen on ‘Monsters vs. Aliens’

by Craig Crumptonon March 22, 2009
Australia’s Herald Sun has interviewed Seth Rogen on his role as the blobish character B.O.B. in the Dreamworks Animation feature film Monsters vs Aliens. Rogen jokes that in addition to providing the voice that the character was based on him physically as well: “It was all a motion capture performance. That’s just my naked body […]

Marvel Animation Age & Toon Zone Interview Greg Weisman on "Spectacular Spider-Man"

by Ed Liuon March 22, 2009
Greg Weisman is a veteran of the television animation business with nearly 2 decades of experience under his belt and a resume that includes work for the likes of Disney, DreamWorks, and Warner Brothers. He is best known as supervising producer and story editor for Gargoyles, a television show that still inspires incredible dedication in […]

Henson’s ‘Dinosaur Train’ to be Showcased at MIPTV

by Craig Crumptonon March 21, 2009
Licensing.biz reports that The Jim Henson Company will be showing off its new pre-school CGI series Dinosaur Train at next month’s MIPTV. The series is already slated to air on PBS Kids in the fall, and has also been acquired for broadcast in Canada. And expect to see pre-school products by the fall of 2010. […]

Adam West Talks Batman, Family Guy, and Super Capers

by Craig Crumptonon March 21, 2009
The LA Times has interviewed Adam West on his roles as Batman and Mayor Adam West on Family Guy. West reveals that he will physically appear with Rob Lowe on Family Guy in a “hysterical” live-action scene for an upcoming episode of the animated series. West also mentions he will guest star in a new […]

New Video Clip from "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Season Finale "Hostage Crisis"

by Ed Liuon March 20, 2009
Toon Zone News is proud to present the following new video clip from “Hostage Crisis,” the season finale of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Click the image to play the clip (requires QuickTime): <!– You can also right-click here (control-click on a Mac) to download the movie (37.5 MB) if the video above does not […]

"Naruto Shippuden" Episode 101 Gets Simultaneous Debut in U.S. & Japan on Mar 26, ’09

by Ed Liuon March 19, 2009
VIZ Media has become the first American anime company to achieve the “holy grail” of anime fans: a episode of an anime series that will debut simultaneously in both the United States and Japan. Episode 101 of Naruto Shippuden will be available for free at the official Naruto website at www.naruto.com on March 26, 2009, […]

"Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode 2" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson March 19, 2009
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner Brothers is releasing Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode 2 on DVD July 21st. The DVD will not only contain the special, but also a special extended edition with 15 minutes of never-before-seen footage. Also includes video commentary, deleted scenes, an animation meeting, and behind the scenes footage.

"Pinocchio" 70th Anniversary DVD/Blu-ray Deliver Monstro-Sized Sales Debut

by Ed Liuon March 19, 2009
The Hollywood Reporter is stating that the new re-release of Pinocchio topped national home video sales for the week ending March 15, 2009, with Blu-ray disc sales accounting for 15% of the total units sold. The relatively high number of Blu-ray discs sold suggests that the format may be expanding past technology early adopters. (via […]