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Teen Titans: The Judas Contract

Cast Confirmed for “Teen Titans: The Judas Contract”

by Dan Collinson February 8, 2017
Superhero Hype has confirmed the cast for the upcoming animated movie, Teen Titans: The Judas Contract. Christina Ricci will be Terra, the newest member of the Titans, with the late Miguel Ferrer playing the role of Deathstroke. Returning cast members include Sean Maher (Dick Grayson/Nightwing), Stuart Allan (Damian Wayne/Robin), Kari Wahlgren (Starfire), Jake T. Austin […]

Animation Abroad – Glue Studios’ Rimba Racer

by Joshua Baileyon February 7, 2017
It’s often easy for even the most avid fan of animation to overlook a great deal of what the world has to offer. We may live in the age of digital distribution, but most animated programs that are created never get the chance to be seen by audiences outside of their home countries. It is […]

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Nintendo Could Already Be Planning An Upgraded Switch Model

by Peter Paltridgeon February 7, 2017
A recent trend of upgraded consoles has been hitting the video game market, and it’s making early adopters cautious. There are some people who have decided to hold off on buying the Nintendo Switch at launch just in case there’s some kind of “Nintendo Switch Pro” on the horizon. Until recently that theory had no […]
Justice League Dark

The “Justice League Dark” LA Premiere Red Carpet: Phil Bourassa, Ray Chase, Matt Ryan, and Nicholas Turturro

by Christopher Glennonon February 7, 2017
At the Justice League Dark premiere at Los Angeles’ Paley Center for Media, Toonzone News was able to catch up with character designer Phil Bourassa, and actors Ray Chase (Jason Blood/Etrigan) Matt Ryan (John Constantine), and Nicholas Turturro (Deadman). PHIL BOURASSA TOONZONE NEWS: You’ve worked on these movies and Young Justice for a while, who […]

Justice League Dark

“Justice League Dark” Los Angeles Premiere Panel

by Christopher Glennonon February 7, 2017
Los Angeles’ Paley Center for Media premiered Warner Bros Animation’s latest DC movie, Justice League Dark, and then brought out the cast and crew for a Q & A session. In attendance were supervising producer James Tucker, character designer Phil Bourassa and actors Jason O’Mara (Batman), Matt Ryan (Constantine), Nick Turturro (Deadman), Enrico Colantoni (Felix […]
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Jack’s Back: Watch The New Samurai Jack Trailer

by Peter Paltridgeon February 6, 2017
You’ve seen the short 10-second promos that have appeared all over Adult Swim this past week: “JACK’S BACK,” preceded by a short clip of animation. Today AS finally released the first big trailer for the return of Samurai Jack, and it is amazing. As Jack explains in a weary voice, he has now been trapped […]

Film Independent Laika Animation Fellowship for Project Involve

Film Independent and LAIKA Announce Second Year of LAIKA Animation Fellowship for Project Involve

by Ed Liuon February 6, 2017
FILM INDEPENDENT AND LAIKA ANNOUNCE SECOND YEAR OF LAIKA ANIMATION FELLOWSHIP FOR PROJECT INVOLVE Fellowship provides $10,000 grant to an animation filmmaker from diversity mentorship program Project Involve LOS ANGELES (February 3, 2017) — Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the LA Film Festival, and acclaimed animation studio LAIKA […]

Anime Limited Gets To Burning A UK Blu-ray Release For ‘Martian Successor Nadesico’

by Grant Whiteon February 6, 2017
Anime Limited have announced they will be producing a Blu-ray boxset for 90’s mecha satire Martian Successor Nadesico. Future Earth finds itself outclassed by the invading robotic armies of the Jovian Lizards. In response the arms manufacturer Nergal Heavy Industries independently produces a state of the art battleship, the Nadesico. The ship is staffed by […]

Naoko Yamada To Attend Glasgow Film Festival Screening Of ‘A Silent Voice’

by Grant Whiteon February 6, 2017
Director Naoko Yamada will be making a rare appearance outside of Japan to discuss her latest film A Silent Voice after a screening to be held by Anime Limited. Occurring at the Glasgow Film Festival Thursday 23rd February, Yamada (whose credits include K-On! and Tamako Market) will discuss with noted anime historian Jonathan Clements the […]
The LEGO Batman Movie

Review: “The LEGO Batman Movie” – Bet On Black (& Yellow)

by Grant Whiteon February 4, 2017
The LEGO Movie was a surprise hit in 2014, with no one expecting the witty, heartfelt tale laced with political commentary that we got. Who would have expected a film based on a toy line to be so critical of consumer culture? The film’s success led to the swift announcement of sequels and spin offs, […]