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The Real Ghostbusters Returning To DVD

by Peter Paltridgeon May 8, 2016
In 2009, Time-Life licensed The Real Ghostbusters from Sony and put out one of the most elaborate DVD sets devoted to a cartoon show ever created. With several documentaries, dozens of commentaries(in VIDEO form!), scripts, series bibles and isolated soundtracks, it was truly a work of art. Now, thanks to the upcoming Ghostbusters movie, Sony […]

The Clown Party Is Over And Now It’s Time For Some Double Indecency

The Clown Party Is Over And Now It’s Time For Some Double Indecency

by Alex Beanon May 6, 2016
The “Archer” two-parter clown party [“Bel Panto I and II”] is over and now the employees of The Figgis Agency are moving on to some new clients next week… Discuss on the Toonzone Forums

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Supergirl Could Be Renewed, But Not In Its Present Form

by Peter Paltridgeon May 5, 2016
Supergirl, CBS’s big entry into the growing field of superhero TV, debuted strong last fall, but its numbers gradually settled into average territory. While those ratings would still good enough for any average CBS program, these aren’t ordinary circumstances — its price tag is around $3 million an episode. The more expensive a show is, […]
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Review: “Full Metal Panic” Ultimate Blu-ray Set (UK Edition): I Didn’t Know They Stacked Quality That High!

by Grant Whiteon May 5, 2016
The mecha genre is an ever evolving tapestry, with ideas constantly advancing from the groundwork laid by big names such as Tetsujin 28, Mazinger Z, Gundam & Macross. Like most genres these key milestones for a time will generate satellite works that emulate them while waiting for the next true innovator. Full Metal Panic joins […]

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Aardman & Ogilvy Unite To Tackle Persil’s “Monster Stains”

by Grant Whiteon May 4, 2016
Marketing firm Ogilvy have partnered with Aardman in order to produce a new campaign for the British laundry brand of Persil. Titled ‘Monster Stains’, the campaign combines live action elements handled by Kode Media and animated elements by Aardman to create a campaign that focuses on the story behind laundry stains. Viewers will see an […]
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Bento Box Entertainment to Develop and Produce “The Blues Brothers” Primetime Animated Series

by Ed Liuon May 3, 2016
BENTO BOX ENTERTAINMENT TO DEVELOP & PRODUCE THE BLUES BROTHERS PRIMETIME ANIMATED SERIES WITH DAN AYKROYD, JUDY BELUSHI AND ANNE BEATTS Music, Mayhem and Comedy Starring Jake & Elwood Blues and featuring Special Musical Guests LOS ANGELES, May 3, 2016 – Bento Box Entertainment (BBE), an independent, Emmy® Award-winning studio (FOX’S Bob’s Burgers; Comedy Central’s […]

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Interview: “Thunderbirds Are Go” with Actors David Menkin & David Graham and Head Writer Rob Hoegee

by Ed Liuon May 3, 2016
As part of the American rollout of Thunderbirds Are Go on Amazon Prime, Toonzone News was able to chat with actors David Menkin (who plays both Virgil and Gordon Tracy) and David Graham (who reprises his role as Parker, Lady Penelope’s faithful right-hand man), and head writer and story editor Rob Hoegee. Actor David Menkin […]