Sony PlayStation Vue Gets Disney And ESPN

by Alex Beanon November 5, 2015
Sony PlayStation’s internet television streaming service dubbed Vue has finally struck a deal with ABC, which means ABC, Disney and ESPN channels and networks will all now become available through the service. Sony PlayStation Vue is currently available for users on both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 gaming consoles, as well as tablets and […]

Review: Amazon Studios Fall 2015 Premieres Have Many Unexpected Surprises

by Ed Liuon November 5, 2015
It’s Fall 2015, and time for a new batch of Amazon Studios kids premieres. This year, all 6 new programs are animated, with a variety of selections aimed at pre-schoolers to pre-teens. This set of pilots turns out to have a number of surprises in it, both good and bad and often set up by […]


Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2015 – Viewster ‘Omakase’ Panel

by Grant Whiteon November 4, 2015
Following directly on from the Gundam panel, it was the turn of Viewster to take to the stage with a panel chaired by Anime Limited’s Jeremy Graves, Viewster brand manager Hank Smith and Omakase curator Tommy Pedrini. Stressing that they loved the UK and often worked in partnership with Anime Limited to provide content to […]

New Series Of Posters Released For “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

by Peter Paltridgeon November 4, 2015
We’re getting closer and closer to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Today Disney put out five new posters for the film, each depicting a close-up of a different character. Click each poster for the full-size version. Here’s Rey, looking Katniss-ish…. This is Carrie Fisher reprising Leia, sans buns….they must be out of […]


Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2015 – LeSean Thomas “Cannon Busters” Panel

by Grant Whiteon November 4, 2015
Held in the ExCel Platinum Suite, the Cannon Busters panel was chaired by Manga/Animatsu representative Jerome Mazandarani and Cannon Busters creator LeSean Thomas. Cannon Busters is an animated series covering the adventures of S.A.M., a friendship robot who is a companion to a prince of an affluent kingdom that produces robots.  When a sorcerer wielding […]

“The Peanuts Movie” Roundtable Interview: Craig Schulz, Steve Martino, and Jean Schulz

by Christopher Glennonon November 4, 2015
Craig Schulz, son of Peanuts creator Charles Schulz, wrote and produced The Peanuts Movie, which Steve Martino directed. Jean Schulz is Charles Schulz’s widow and board president of the Charles M. Schulz Museum. Toonzone News, along with other members of the press, sat down with them for an interview during a press day at the […]


Review: “Toy Story that Time Forgot” Blu-ray Presents Another Variation on a Theme

by Ed Liuon November 4, 2015
Toy Story that Time Forgot is the second (and, for the foreseeable future, last) TV special that spun out of Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story franchise, and is ostensibly their contribution to the array of Christmas cartoons that can fill airtime close to the end of the year. However, its ties to the holiday are tenuous at […]


Desert Swarm – Fox Plans A Theme Park In Dubai

by Alex Beanon November 3, 2015
Fox is planning a new theme park to showcase its various animated properties such as [ironically] “Ice Age” and “The Simpsons” as well as its film properties [“Alien” and “Night at the Museum” and “Titanic”] in Dubai. Fox already has a theme park opening in Malaysia in 2017 but the Dubai theme park will exclusively […]
Straight, No Chaser – The Warcraft Teaser Trailer

Straight, No Chaser – The Warcraft Teaser Trailer

by Alex Beanon November 3, 2015
Many many times, gaming and film companies think themselves out of the room when presenting their theatrical or theatrical-style trailers. Legendary is having none of that with its trailer for its upcoming [release date: June 10, 2016] film based on the “Warcraft” video game. You get 15 seconds and you get all action and no […]