IGN Weekly has a first look at the trailer for The Ultimate Avengers 2: Rise of the Panther, the sequel to February’s Ultimate Avengers direct-to-DVD film. The DVD hits shelves on August 8. Look for more on The Ultimate Avengers here at Toon Zone News and on The Marvel Animation Age.
You know, out of all the dubs 4Kids has created, Pokémon had by far the best treatment. Some of the original music was retained, the script was (for the most part) well translated, the voice casting was spot-on, and the movies kept all of their original music. Unfortunately, that time has ended, and the bliss […]
The Superman Homepage reports that the film Superman: Brainiac Attacks will be aired on Cartoon Network. The movie stars the voices of Tim Daly as Superman, Powers Boothe as Lex Luthor, and Lance Henriksen as Brainiac. It will air on Saturday, June 17, at 7:30pm–three days before the movie appears on DVD.
Superhero Hype! reports that Superman Returns is now opening on Wednesday, June 28, 2006, instead of on June 30, 2006. This gives the film two additional days to collect box office revenue before Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest opens on July 7.
TVShowsOnDVD updates the situation on The Tick boxset and Darkwing Duck. The Tick boxset will contain 12 of 13 episodes from Season 1, while the 3-disc Darkwing Duck set will contain the 2-part pilot as well as the first 25 episodes. Updated 6/3: TVShowsOnDVD now reports that the missing episode of The Tick will be […]
FUNimation Entertainment has announced via press release that hip-hop artist RZA will be providing the soundtrack to Afro Samurai, a new animated series from Japan’s Studio Gonzo scheduled to debut on Spike TV this fall. The title character is a samurai, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, hunting down his father’s murderer. (via Heidi MacDonald’s The […]
A few years ago there was a special OAV, created by Akitaroh Daichi (director of Fruits Basket, Kodocha, and Jubei-chan), that was released on DVD called Animation Runner Kuromi. I loved the first release, but when a sequel was announced, I was both excited and worried. Would Kuromi 2 be as good as the original? […]
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Paramount will release Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Complete Book One Collection on September 19. The box set includes 6 discs–five of them containing all 20 episodes from Season 1 (Volumes 1-5), and a bonus disc containing special features. Also available on September 19 will be Avatar: The Last Airbender Book One: […]
Men of Action member Dave Johnson has been interviewed by Newsarama about his new sketchbook collection being published this August. The sketchbook includes several of his animation designs, including those for Cartoon Network’s Ben 10. At the end of the interview, Johnson states that he is working on the new Legion show with James Tucker, […]
David Burgess, John Hill and Jason Reisig, supervising animators at DreamWorks Animation, talk about characterizations, fur troubles, and animation in Over the Hedge, plus the new wave of “cartoony” cg cartoons and new projects such as Bee Movie, Kung Fu Panda and Rex Havoc. RSS feed On the next episode, TZ talks with Pixar animator […]