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"Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade" Put This Wolf To Sleep, Before It Puts Me To Sleep

by on July 9, 2008
Japan is under attack. The class struggle between the government and its citizens has reached a fever pitch; young girls have been cast in the role of suicide bombers. As part of the Panzer Cops, Kazuki Fuse knows he’s supposed to fire when he sees a bomb, no matter who is about to detonate it. […]

Briefly: DreamWorks Goes Intel; Disney Goes On Ice; Thailand Goes for Wedding Videos

by Ed Liuon July 8, 2008
* The Wall Street Journal reports that DreamWorks Animation has signed a deal with Intel to supply chips and hardware for their large-scale computer operations, costing AMD one of its largest and most well-known customers. * DVD sales in the U.K. have shown continuing growth even in the face of an economic downturn, with Disney/Pixar’s […]

Thruop Van Orman Talks "Flapjack" with Animation Magazine

by Ed Liuon July 8, 2008
Animation Magazine has posted an interview with Thurop Van Orman about his new show on Cartoon Network, The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack. In the interview, Van Orman describes how his life as a child influenced the show, how he got Cartoon Network interested in the show, and the lessons he’s learned over the two years […]

"Mobile Suit Gundam 00" to Debut on Sci Fi Channel in November 2008

by Ed Liuon July 8, 2008
At Bandai Entertainment’s Anime Expo panel, the company reported that Mobile Suit Gundam 00 will premiere on the Sci Fi Channel on November 17, 2008, with two episodes airing per week. It will be the first new Gundam television series to air in the United States since Mobile Suit Gundam Seed. (via Toon Zone member […]

Ana Ortiz on Being Detective Anna Ramirez in "Batman Gotham Knight"

by Ed Liuon July 8, 2008
Warner Home Video has issued a new press release interview for Batman Gotham Knight. Actress Ana Ortiz (Ugly Betty) had originally auditioned for the role of Detective Anna Ramirez for The Dark Knight. She lost the role to Monique Curren, but was cast in the same part in the direct-to-video movie by Andrea Romano, who […]

PR: "Ugly Betty" Star Ana Ortiz Plays Animated Detective in "Batman Gotham Knight"

by Ed Liuon July 8, 2008
“UGLY BETTY” STAR ANA ORTIZ PLAYS ANIMATED DETECTIVE IN DC UNIVERSE ORIGINAL FILM “BATMAN GOTHAM KNIGHT” As one of the stars of the ABC hit series “Ugly Betty,” Ana Ortiz has enchanted the primetime audience playing Hilda Suarez, big sister to the title character. Today, Ortiz offers fans a 180-degree acting pivot from her most […]

Animated "Mummy" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson July 8, 2008
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that NBC/Universal will release all 26 episodes of The Mummy: The Animated Series in 3 volume sets. The show chronicles the O’Connell family in globetrotting adventures against the evil Imhotep. The Mummy: The Animated Series was produced by Universal Animation Studios, and aired on the WB! in 2001. The show features the voices […]

"Kung Fu Panda" Success in China Triggers Introspection and Questions

by Ed Liuon July 8, 2008
The Guardian has noted that the success of DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda in China (previously reported by Toon Zone News here) has triggered a round of soul-searching in the country asking why Hollywood could make such a sucessful movie using Chinese symbols when China itself cannot. The movie’s popularity caused a parliamentary cultural affairs […]

PR: Brown Johnson, Seth Green and Matt Senreich to be Ottawa Animation Fest Keynotes

by on July 8, 2008
Tuesday July 8, 2008 – Ottawa, Ontario – The Television Animation Conference kicks off its 5th year with the announcement of top level keynote speakers Brown Johnson, the President of Animation for Nickelodeon, MTVN Kids and Family Group; Seth Green and Matt Senreich co-executive producers, writers, and directors of Robot Chicken, on September 17th & […]

New Interviews On-Line with "Batman Gotham Knight" Talent

by Ed Liuon July 8, 2008
The latest Word Balloon podcast has interviewed a number of the talents behind the Batman Gotham Knight direct-to-video movie, including executive producer Bruce Timm; composer Christopher Drake; and writers Greg Rucka, Brian Azzarello, Alan Burnett, and Josh Olson. Rucka is also the subject of an interview with Comic Book Resources, where he admits that his […]