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Shout! Factory Gets “Last Unicorn” Home Entertainment & Digital Distribution Rights in ITV Studios Deal

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2013
SHOUT! FACTORY AND ITV STUDIOS GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT SIGN MULTI-FILM DEAL FOR HOME ENTERTAINMENT AND DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION Iconic Film Properties Include Internationally Acclaimed Movie Classic SOPHIE’S CHOICE, ON GOLDEN POND, THE EAGLE HAS LANDED, THE LAST UNICORN, THE TAMARIND SEED, CAPRICORN ONE, THE CASSANDRA CROSSING, BRIEF ENCOUNTER, SATURN 3, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, VOYAGE OF THE […]
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Disney Veterans Launch First Kickstarter to Produce Animated Feature Film

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2013
Aaron Blaise and Chuck Williams, veterans of the Disney Animation Studios, have launched the first Kickstarter project to produce an animated feature film. Titled “Art Story,” the movie will center on a boy and his grandfather who get stuck in the world of paintings, and must find their way home while foiling the plans of […]

“Burka Avenger,” Pakistan’s First Animated Female Superhero, to Premiere in August 2013

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2013
The Guardian reports that Pakistani pop star Haroon has created an animated female superhero called the “Burka Avenger,” set to debut in August on the Geo TV channel. The character’s alter ego is Jiya, who works as a teacher at an all-girls school by day. By night, Jiya dons a burka to battle against forces […]

Grant Morrison to Launch “Mahabharata” Animated Series on YouTube

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2013
As part of its coverage of the San Diego Comic-Con International 2013, The Hollywood Reporter states that comic book creator Grant Morrison (All-Star Superman, New X-Men, Batman) has partnered with the Indian animation company Graphic India to create an animated series titled 18 Days and based on the Indian epic The Mahabharata. The series is […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Tag” Recap

by Joshua Baileyon July 25, 2013
When a dispute over garbage cans causes Richard and Mr. Robinson to declare war on one another, Darwin and Gumball must figure out a way to keep the peace. While I enjoyed this episode, I find myself unable to say very much about it. Its plot wasn’t one that jumped out at me, and it […]

New Clips Released from Disney’s “Planes”

by Ed Liuon July 24, 2013
Disney has released three new clips from Planes, the spin-off to Disney/Pixar’s Cars: “BULLDOG SHAMED” “DUSTY MEETS EL CHUPACABRA” “STRUT JETSTREAM” Disney’s Planes will be released in theaters on August 9, 2013. For more details, check out Toonzone’s earlier coverage here.

New Clip and Stills Released from “Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox”

by Ed Liuon July 24, 2013
Warner Bros. Animation has released the following new clip and still from Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, the next new direct-to-video animated feature coming to DVD and Blu-ray on July 30, 2013. Click any thumbnail to enlarge: For more details on Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, check out Toonzone’s earlier coverage here.

PR: Josh Holloway Guest Stars in New “Yo Gabba Gabba!” Premiering July 27, 2013

by Ed Liuon July 24, 2013
Josh Holloway (Lost) guest stars in a brand-new episode of the critically acclaimed preschool series, Yo Gabba Gabba! on Saturday, July 27, at 8:30 a.m. (ET/PT) during a Gabba marathon from 7-9 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nick Jr. In “Farm,” DJ Lance and his Gabba friends visit Farmer Josh (Holloway) who teaches them about farm animals, […]

PR: Nickelodeon Unleashes New Preschool Series “Paw Patrol” on August 12, 2013

by Ed Liuon July 24, 2013
NICKELODEON UNLEASHES NEW PRESCHOOL SERIES PAW PATROL MONDAY, AUG. 12, AT 8:30 P.M. (ET/PT) New School-Themed Episode of Top-Rated Bubble Guppies to Premiere at 8 P.M. (ET/PT) NEW YORK, July 24, 2013 – Nickelodeon celebrates the dog days of summer with the launch of the new CG-animated preschool series, Paw Patrol, on Monday, Aug. 12, […]

Chub City Gets Fueled Up

by Alex Beanon July 24, 2013
The Chubs are revving their engines and looking for a network drag strip to call their own Chub City. Dentsu, the Japanese corporation behind the popular toy line of souped-up, chubby cars has teamed up with Canadian animation studio Nelvana and USA marketer Fuel Entertainment for an animated action comedy show entitled “Chub City” that […]