NYCC2010: It’s a MAD, MAD, MAD World with Mark Marek

by Ed Liuon October 13, 2010
Since he relocated to Los Angeles to work on the MAD show, the first New York thing that MAD show animation director Mark Marek did his first time back was to pay a visit to McSorley’s bar. The second thing he did was sit down with members of the media for interview sessions at the […]

Toonzone Interviews Paige O’Hara & Robby Benson on Being "Beauty & the Beast"

by Ed Liuon October 7, 2010
As part of the publicity for the new re-release of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast on Blu-ray, Toonzone News was able to interview the voice actors who portrayed the title characters: Paige O’Hara (Belle) and Robby Benson (the Beast) via an Internet video feed. Click the image below to begin playing the video, which runs […]

Toonzone News Interviews Butch Hartman on "T.U.F.F. Puppy"

by The Huntsmanon September 29, 2010
TZN: Eric Bauza was replaced as the voice actor for Dudley by Jerry Trainor of iCarly. What was the reason for the replacement? How has it been working with Trainor in the booth? BUTCH HARTMAN: Eric Bauza is an amazingly – and I mean AMAZINGLY talented voice actor. In this situation, however, we didn’t feel […]

"Superman/Batman: Apocalypse" Premiere Event at LA Paley Center for Media

by Jeffrey Harrison September 27, 2010
Warner Bros. invited the media to an early screening of the new animated movie, Superman/Batman: Apocalypse, at the Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles, and Toonzone News got a chance a chance to speak with the cast and crew members of the new movie before the screening. RED CARPET CAST AND CREW INTERVIEWS INTERVIEW […]

Toonzone Interviews James Tucker and Michael Jelenic on "The Siege of Starro!"

by Ed Liuon September 24, 2010
Talking with James Tucker and Michael Jelenic about Batman: The Brave and the Bold is almost as much fun as watching the show. Toonzone News was able to chat with Jelenic and Tucker over the phone to try and pump as much information as we could in 15 minutes about Season 2’s two-part epic “The […]

Toonzone Presents "Tinker Bell & the Great Fairy Rescue" Roundtable Interviews

by Jeffrey Harrison September 21, 2010
On August 27, 2010, Toonzone News was able to catch up with some of the cast and crew members for the new Disney DVD release, Tinker Bell And The Great Fairy Rescue in Los Angeles. *Please note that the following interview sessions were in a roundtable format. Questions asked by Toonzone News will be labeled […]

Toonzone Interviews Genndy Tartakovsky on "Sym-Bionic Titan"

by Ed Liuon September 17, 2010
The first major heyday of Cartoon Network came from a raft of new, original programming created by a batch of young up-and-coming artists. One of them was Genndy Tartakovsky, a Russian immigrant who came to the United States at the age of 7, studying film in Chicago at Columbia College and then animation at the […]

Toonzone Interviews Actor Lauren Mote on "Tinker Bell & the Great Fairy Rescue"

by Ed Liuon September 15, 2010
Lots of parents will tell their kids to follow their dreams, but when it comes to making sacrifices so that can happen, most parents have a way to go to measure up to actor Lauren Mote’s mother Michelle. Lauren has been training as an actor since the age of five, but after Lauren was accepted […]

Toonzone Goes "MAD" Interviewing Kevin Shinick and Mark Marek

by Ed Liuon September 6, 2010
In 1952, Harvey Kurtzman and William Gaines changed the face of topical humor, if not the entire American cultural landscape, with the publication of MAD magazine (even if it was originally a comic book). Billed as “humor in a jugular vein,” its subversive tone and gleeful harpooning of the illogical, hypocritical, or self-important/self-serving figures of […]

Otakon 2010: Toonzone Interviews Anime Voice Actor Vic Mignogna

by Lelouchon August 5, 2010
While at Otakon, I had the pleasure of conducting my first interview with none other than voice actor Vic Mignogna. He has been in over 150 dubs; he is most known for his roles as Edward Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist, Tamaki Suoh from Ouran High School Host Club, Broly from the Dragon Ball Z films, […]