"Toy Story 3" Interviews with Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, and John Ratzenberger

by Ed Liuon October 29, 2010
In advance of the release of Toy Story 3 on DVD and Blu-ray on November 2, 2010, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released the following interviews with actors Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, and John Ratzenberger on reprising their roles for the movie. TOM HANKS (Woody) became the first actor in 50 years to be […]

NYCC2010: A Roundtable Discussion with Michael Jelenic

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2010
At the 2010 New York Comic Con, Toonzone News’ Ed Liu and Todd DuBois were able to sit down at a roundtable interview session with Michael Jelenic, co-producer of Batman: The Brave and the Bold, and scriptwriter for the Wonder Woman direct-to-video movie and the upcoming “Superman/Shazam” DC Showcase short film. Our questions are prefaced […]

NYCC2010: A Roundtable Discussion with Bruce Timm

by Ed Liuon October 13, 2010
At the New York Comic Con 2010, Toonzone News got to participate in a roundtable discussion with Bruce Timm, executive producer for the DC direct-to-video movies. Questions asked by Toonzone News (vs. by our other friends in the media) are identified as such. Q: How challenging was it to adapt Frank Quietly’s artwork for All […]

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 […]