Cosmic Book News has interviewed voice actor Larry Kenney about Thundercats, both for his role as Lion-O in the original series and his role as Claudius, Lion-O’s father, in the new upcoming relaunch. Among other topics, Kenney discusses his approach to the original character, what he knows about other cast members from the original series […]
The Gnomon School of Visual Effects has released their 2011 Student Animation Work Compilation reel, featuring VFX creations from alumni who have worked on blockbuster films like “Green Lantern,” “TRON: Legacy” and “2012.” Check it out below! Student Animation Work Compilation 2011 from Gnomon School of Visual Effects on Vimeo.
WonderCon became ThunderCon! today with the world premiere of a new trailer for ThunderCats, an all-new animated series for Cartoon Network from Warner Bros. Animation. To view the action-packed new trailer, click here: http://on.fb.me/fmFfMF Warner Bros. Animation also presented the first-ever fan-convention panel for the new series, featuring producers Michael Jelenic (Batman: The Brave and […]
I freely admit that jaundiced skepticism was my initial reaction to the announcement of Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown, the first new Peanuts animated special in 5 years and the first with no direct involvement by the famed strip’s creator Charles Schulz. I’ll even admit that the phrase “cash grab” flew through my […]
Cartoon Network has released a partial cast list for The Amazing World Of Gumball, the upcoming animated series that premieres on May 2nd in the UK and May 9th in the US, which we have followed extensively. It was also recently announced that the series was renewed for a second season, with production on an additional […]
Let’s see. We’ve got three mildly amusing deleted scenes with the directors explaining why they were cut. While not fascinating, it does explain why there’s a fortunetelling monkey in the end credits. The disc also includes two alternate openings that would’ve used the traditional storybook framing device like Snow White and Sleeping Beauty did. I […]
Toonzone has been following the animation-related 2011 Upfront presentations by the major networks. Links to all our coverage is provided below, and any new animation-related Upfront information will be appended to this article. Nickelodeon Upfront 2011: TMNT, Robot & Monster, Kung Fu Panda, Korra, and More Disney Channel Upfront 2011: Phineas & Ferb, Ultimate Spider-Man, […]
Part One of Black Butler ended on a high note, with Ciel and Sebastian managing to save young Lady Elizabeth from a creepy doll maker. It had a level of action, suspense and intensity that you would expect from any exciting show, and revealed that the innocent Angela wasn’t quite who she seemed. Part Two, […]