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Wall Street Journal on Hollywood vs. Vancouver Over China’s Animation Market

by Ed Liuon November 11, 2013
The Wall Street Journal‘s China weblog has noted recent efforts to promote Vancouver-based animation studios for content partnerships with Chinese companies, with Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson touring the country last week with digital animation executives in tow touting lower production costs and tax incentives vs. Hollywood animation studios. Hollywood has spent significant money and resources […]

MacFarlane Makes Run For The Border

by Alex Beanon November 11, 2013
With the demise of “The Cleveland Show” and the upcoming relocation of “American Dad!” to TBS in 2014, Seth MacFarlane suddenly has an opening in the Sunday evening Fox animation lineup after his staple “Family Guy” – and that opening may get filled by his newest effort called “Bordertown”. The new animated series received the […]

Bob’s Burgers Episode Recap: My Big Fat Greek Bob – Season 4, Episode 4

by Alex Beanon November 11, 2013
Synopsis: Bob goes back to college after he is recruited to be a fill-in cook for a fraternity while Linda hosts a “Lady Goods” party at the house while he’s gone. Details: Bob is minding his own beeswax at the restaurant when he is recruited to be the fill-in cook at a fraternity. Normally, this […]
SpongeBob SquarePants Bill Fagerbakke Patrick Star voice actor

Being Patrick Star: Toonzone Interviews Bill Fagerbakke on “SpongeBob SquarePants”

by Ed Liuon November 11, 2013
Bill Fagerbakke has managed to land not one but two incredibly iconic supporting roles in his long acting career: first as the loveable but dim Dauber in the sitcom Coach, and then as the equally loveable and possibly even dimmer Patrick Star in Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants. The 6-foot-6 Fagerbakke started college at the University of […]

PR: Disney’s Marvel & Netflix to Develop Four Series Epic + Miniseries Event

by Ed Liuon November 8, 2013
Disney’s Marvel and Netflix Join Forces to Develop Historic Four Series Epic plus a Miniseries Event Based on Renowned Marvel Characters  Landmark Deal Brings Marvel’s Flawed Heroes of Hell’s Kitchen, led by “Daredevil,” to the World’s Leading Internet TV Network in 2015 Burbank, Calif. –  Nov 7, 2013—The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) and Netflix […]

PR: “Naruto Shippuden” to Launch on Adult Swim’s Toonami in 2014

by Ed Liuon November 8, 2013
VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF NARUTO SHIPPUDEN ANIME SERIES ON ADULT SWIM’S TOONAMI IN 2014 VIZ Media has announced the debut of the NARUTO SHIPPUDEN anime series on Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block beginning in January 2014. North American fans can catch dubbed and uncut adventures featuring the world’s most popular ninja from the […]

Review: “Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics” – Was This Evil Really Necessary?

by Ed Liuon November 8, 2013
In the past few years, comic book superheroes have inundated the popular consciousness, jumping from the printed page to screens on television and in movie theaters and even to Broadway with the “Spider-Man” musical. Even so, I’m a bit baffled at the release of the documentary Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics. The movie is […]

Arrow Episode Recap: League of Assassins – Season 2, Episode 5

by Alex Beanon November 7, 2013
Synopsis: Black Canary/Sara Lance reveals herself to her father while also revealing that she is a member of the feared League of Assassins. Details: The show begins with one of the flashbacks disguised as one of Sara/Black Canary’s dreams which provides some details on what exactly happened on the Queen’s Gambit yacht when it supposedly […]