Quantcast

NYCC 2008: "Avatar" Full Panel Report

(NOTE: This panel report will present the events out of order to move spoilers for the end of season 3 to the bottom.) The frighteningly large audience for the Avatar panel A completely packed conference room at the New York Comic Con welcomed Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, co-creators of Nickeloden’s hit show Avatar the […]

"Simpsons" Swept Up in More Controversy

The Simpsons is caught up in more controversy in South America, with Argentine politicians criticizing a recent episode that refers to former dictatorships, Variety reports. In a recent episode, a character refers to “disappearances” under the government of Juan Peron: “When he disappeared you, you stayed disappeared.” Variety notes that “disappearances” of that nature were […]

Word Balloon Podcast Interviews Andrea Romano on Voice Directing the DC Universe

The Word Balloon podcast has interviewed voice director Andrea Romano, veteran casting and voice director who has directed dialog sessions for shows such as Batman the Animated Series, Justice League: The New Frontier, The Boondocks, SpongeBob SquarePants, and Avatar the Last Airbender. Romano provides some details about her work on the upcoming Batman: Gotham Knight […]

"Avatar the Last Airbender" Live-Action Movie in 2010; Shyamalan Interviewed

Variety is reporting a July 2, 2010 release date for the first movie in a planned live-action feature film trilogy based on Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender. The movies will be directed by M. Night Shyamalan, and will drop “Avatar” and merely go by “The Last Airbender” to avoid confusion with the James Cameron movie […]

"Hell Girl" Vol. 5 Takes Baby Steps Away From Its Formula

The first four volumes of Hell Girl felt like an exercise in unrealized potential. There were spooks and chills in abundance, but also incredibly repetitive plots, paper-thin characters, and seemingly no interest in examining the moral and ethical implications of the show’s premise. With the release of Hell Girl volume 5 (“Carp”), the series finally […]

"Avatar" Book 3 Vol. 4 DVD Coming July 29, 2008

The fourth and final DVD of Book 3 of Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender will hit retailers on July 29, 2008, according to a report on TVShowsOnDVD.com. The DVD will run for 123 minutes and will include the four-part series finale. The report at TVShowsOnDVD.com also has disc artwork and a summary which could spoil […]

"Avatar" Media Flyer Posts Inaccurate Dates for New Episodes (UPDATED)

(UPDATED April 11, 2008) Nickelodeon has contacted Toon Zone News to state that information in a media flyer available on-line is out-of-date and inaccurate. There is still no information on when new episodes of Avatar will air, and no new information about future Avatar projects yet. (Original story follows, with link to flyer removed) Avatar: […]

SoundtrackNet Interviews The Track Team About "Avatar"

The SoundtrackNet website has interviewed Jeremy Zuckerman and Benjamin Wynn, a.k.a. The Track Team, about their work on Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender. The thorough interview with the pair discusses their inspirations for the musical themes and sound design of Avatar, and provides behind-the-scenes information about how they work. Several MP3 files of the musical […]

Black Book Interviews Ralph Bakshi; Details on Bakshi NY Appearances in April

The Black Book website has posted an interview with Ralph Bakshi, the legendary animator behind films such as Fritz the Cat, the animated Lord of the Rings, and the controversial Coonskin. The highly opinionated Bakshi speaks candidly about his youth, the reactions he’s gotten for many of his cartoons, and why he left Hollywood. (NOTE: […]

"The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show:" The Modern Stone-Age "Hannah Montana"

Anyone with even a passing knowledge of the Flintstones remembers Pebbles Flintstone and Bamm-Bamm Rubble, the two adorable tykes of the Modern Stone Age Family who were added to the cast during the third and fourth seasons of the show. If nothing else, the addition of the children meant the show could establish its own […]

Single Sign On provided by vBSSO