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Women Of Animation Release Open Letter Denouncing Harassment

by Peter Paltridgeon October 20, 2017
The fallout from the Weinstein scandal has inspired women across the entertainment industry to go public with their stories of men abusing their positions of power to get away with sexual harassment. This week multiple women came forward with harassment stories involving animation veteran Chris Savino, who has now been fired from Nickelodeon. The problem […]
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Here’s Why Hayao Miyazaki Returned To Filmmaking

by Peter Paltridgeon October 18, 2017
Remember four years ago when Hayao Miyazaki said he was officially retiring from making cartoons? As of this year, he’s back again….so what changed his mind? In 2013 Miyazaki left Studio Ghibli, citing his fading eyesight and aging body as a motive. “I feel that my days in feature film are done,” he said. “If […]

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“Baymax Returns” to Launch “Big Hero 6 The Series” on November 20, 2017

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2017
BIG HERO 6 THE SERIES LAUNCHES WITH PRIMETIME TV MOVIE ‘BAYMAX RETURNS,’ MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, SIMULTANEOUSLY ON DISNEY XD AND DISNEY CHANNEL — Series to Debut Early 2018 on Disney XD — SAN FRANSOKYO – Disney XD’s animated “Big Hero 6 The Series” is set to launch MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST), with a […]
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Netflix Plans To Make 30 Anime Shows By 2019

by Peter Paltridgeon October 16, 2017
Can Netflix go from one or two original anime productions to over two dozen in the span of one year? Can one island nation handle thirty Neo Yokios? The world’s most iconic streaming service (so far) held an investor’s call this morning where Ted Sarandos, the company’s chief of content, revealed his extremely ambitious plans […]

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20th Century Fox and Locksmith Animation Announce “Ron’s Gone Wrong” for November 2020

by Ed Liuon October 14, 2017
TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX & LOCKSMITH ANIMATION ANNOUNCE FIRST FILM – RON’S GONE WRONG Slated for November 2020 release. LOS ANGELES, CA – OCT 12, 2017 – Twentieth Century Fox and Locksmith Animation, the UK’s new high-end CG feature animation studio, have today revealed their inaugural project together, RON’S GONE WRONG. Co-Directors Alessandro Carloni (Kung Fu […]

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Animated Addams Family Movie Now In Production

by Peter Paltridgeon October 13, 2017
Pop culture hasn’t been altogether ooky in some time — where are the Addams Family hiding? Could they be creeping back soon, and in what form? Animated, it sounds like — which is fitting, as they started in the form of Charles Addams’ cartoon drawings. The Addams Family has taken on many forms over the […]

Voltron Legendary Defender

NYCC 2017: Interviews With the Creative Crew and Cast for “Voltron: Legendary Defender” Season 4

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 13, 2017
Season 4 of Voltron: Legendary Defender has arrived on Netflix, and the preceding weekend at New York Comic Con saw the cast and crew on hand to preview the six-episode batch for fans: Co-Executive Producers Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery, as well as voice talent A. J. LoCascio (Lotor), Kimberly Brooks (Allura) and Josh […]
SpongeBob SquarePants The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom

Toonzone Visits Nickelodeon for a Look at “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom”

by Christopher Glennonon October 13, 2017
Nickelodeon opened its Burbank doors to Toonzone for a first look at their latest SpongeBob SquarePants special, The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom. Chris Viscardi, Senior Vice President, Production and Development, Animation, introduced the event in Nick’s star-lit screening room. After airing a clip of Lip Sync Battle Shorties, which was followed by a clip of […]