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Netflix to Debut "BoJack Horseman" Original Animated Series in Mid-2014

by Ed Liuon December 12, 2013
Wired reports that Netflix will be airing an original animated series titled BoJack Horseman in mid-2014, joining Orange is the New Black and House of Cards in their slate of original programming. The series was created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg and centers on an alcoholic, self-loathing, talking horse (voiced by Will Arnett) attempting to reclaim his […]

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Quahog Goes Mobile

by Alex Beanon December 11, 2013
A new mobile game based on the popular “Family Guy” animated television series is set to be released for both the Android and iOS formats. The game will feature characters from “Family Guy” as you go on an adventure through Quahog which will include character interactions – some satirical, as the writers for the series […]

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Apes Move Up A Week Next Summer

by Alex Beanon December 11, 2013
The next film in the vast “Planet of the Apes” film franchise is coming next summer – only now a week earlier than originally scheduled. 20th Century Fox has moved the release date for “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” up a week. The film depicts Caesar [Andy Serkis] leading his genetically evolved apes […]
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Visual Effects Oscars Down To Top 10

by Alex Beanon December 10, 2013
The 86th Academy Award presentation is closing fast – less than three months away now – and the list of the films under consideration for a Best Visual Effects award has officially been narrowed to 10. They are, in alphabetical order… “Elysium” “Gravity” “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” “Iron Man 3” “The Lone Ranger” […]

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Saving Mr. Banks Multi-Touch Book Trailer

by Alex Beanon December 10, 2013
“Saving Mr. Banks” – Disney’s upcoming feature film starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson as it details Walt Disney’s [Hanks] pursuit of British author P.L. Travers [Thompson] to get her Mary Poppins books brought to the big screen – has its own multi-touch book version that went live today. The multi-touch book details the story […]
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Magee To Sit In Silver Chair

by Alex Beanon December 10, 2013
A fourth movie in “The Chronicles of Narnia” film franchise is in the works and it looks like it will be “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair” after writer David Magee [“Life of Pi”] was hired as writer for the movie. There was always going to be a fourth film in the franchise but […]

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ToonZone Holiday Gift Guide Idea # 37 – The CG Story

by Alex Beanon December 10, 2013
Still flailing around for holiday gift ideas for that special person in your life who genuflects at the temple of the animation industry? Flail no more, your holiday gift holy grail may have arrived with the publication of “The CG Story: Computer Generated Animation and Special Effects” by Christopher Finch. The 368-page book [yes, book, […]
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Indiana Jones Lives Again At Disney

by Alex Beanon December 10, 2013
When Disney purchased the Star Wars empire from George Lucas last year in a massive multi-billion dollar deal, they also purchased some of the rights to the “Indiana Jones” film franchise, which Lucas owned within his Lucasfilm Corporation. Disney essentially bought Lucasfilm and Indy but Lucas had previously cut a deal with Paramount for distribution […]