SDCC2013: “Beware the Batman” Screening and Q&A

by Christopher Glennonon August 7, 2013
To promote DC Nation’s newest series, the CG Beware the Batman, Comic Con devoted an entire program to it. Moderated by USA Today writer Brian Truitt, the event began with the screening of the never before seen fifth episode of the series “Broken,” featuring Batman rogue Humpty Dumpty. Following the screening, Bruce Wayne/Batman voice actor […]

Breaking Bad Teaser Trailer

by Alex Beanon August 7, 2013
Bryan Cranston has his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and so now he can finish the last season of “Breaking Bad” with panache. The teaser trailer for the beginning of the last season’s episodes has a query of who might “WW” be? Hint: it sure ain’t Willy Wonka…Find out when the final season […]


ABC Releases New Poster, But Keeps Same Title For S.H.I.E.L.D.

by Alex Beanon August 7, 2013
The much-anticipated [for some anyway] transporting of part of the Marvel comics universe to television took another step toward hyped fruition with the release of the official poster for the poorly titled “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” – the series which features Ming-Na Wen and Cobie Smulders with Ron Glass [Det. Harris from Barney Miller] as […]

There’s A New Doctor In Whoville

by Alex Beanon August 7, 2013
It’s official, there have now been a dozen doctors in Whoville as the BBC announced Peter Capaldi as the 12th actor to play the lead character in the long-running “Doctor Who” science fiction series. Capaldi, who skews much older [he’s 55] than his predecessor Matt Smith [age 30] is perhaps best known to American audiences […]


Review: “Rental Magica” – Abracadabra, It’s An Enjoyable Show!

by Weathermanon August 7, 2013
Itsuki “Itski” Iba is no one’s idea of a corporate leader.  He’s a bit on the reserved side, not very physically imposing and he’s always getting overruled by his subordinates.  And yet, he’s the one tasked with running his late father’s Magic business, Astral.  No, not the David Copperfield kind of “magic”, but real honest […]

Toonzone Interviews Actor Roger Craig Smith on Being Captain America and Ripslinger

by Ed Liuon August 6, 2013
I think I have reached some kind of grown-up milestone, because actor Roger Craig Smith has provided the voice for three extremely high-profile video game characters and I haven’t played any of the games he’s been in. Since launching his voiceover career from his work in stand-up comedy, Roger Craig Smith has been Sonic the […]


Fox Trots Out Sleepy Hollow Trailer

by Alex Beanon August 5, 2013
Ichabod Crane is perennially after the Headless Horseman – that is, when Crane is actually alive and HH still has no head – which is the case in Fox’s upcoming television series “Sleepy Hollow” [launch date, September 16, 2013]. In this update version of the classic Washington Irving tale, Crane is resurrected to a contemporary […]

Monster Trucks Set For Crushing Big Screen Debut

by Alex Beanon August 5, 2013
Paramount Animation has given the green light to a combination live action/animated movie centered around monster trucks and to be directed by Chris Wedge [“Ice Age” and, more recently, “Epic”]. The film will have a $100 million budget could have a “Transformers”-style scenario as it becomes the first animated feature film focused on monster trucks […]


Michael Ansara, Actor, 1922 – 2013

by Dan Collinson August 4, 2013
The Hollywood Reporter reports that actor Michael Ansara passed away on July 31st at his home in Calabasas after a prolonged battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 91. Ansara was born in a small village in Syria to American parents. He was known in the TV westerns Broken Arrow and the Rifleman spin-off Law of […]

NTSF:SD:SUV:: Episode Recap – Hawai’i Die-O – Season 3, Episode 2

by Alex Beanon August 4, 2013
Synopsis: Somebody is planning an assassination attempt on the President of the Navy – is it Alphonse? Is it Trent? Is it “Edroid”, the new NTSF:SD:SUV cyborg created by Daisy? Well, it certainly isn’t Rebecca Romijn. Details: Now that Comic-Con is over and the resulting harrowing removal and transport of the vicious Comic-Con convicts to […]