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San Diego Comic-Con 2009: "Batman: The Brave And The Bold" Roundtable Interviews

On Friday of the Comic Con, Toon Zone was given the chance to speak with the cast and crew of the hit animated series Batman: The Brave And The Bold, which will soon begin its second season. The roundtable press sessions took place following the panel for the show. Please note a minor spoiler warning […]

"Green Lantern: First Flight" - Code Four on the Outer Space Beat

Although he’s never had the same degree of name recognition amongst the general public as Superman or Batman, DC Comics’ Green Lantern is still one of the A-list superheroes in the DC stable. At least part of the reason why is the powerful wish-fulfillment aspect of the character: it is easy to imagine being granted […]

Bloomberg News on "Waltz with Bashir" Impact on Israeli Animation Industry

Bloomberg News has taken note of the positive impact that the animated documentary Waltz with Bashir has had on Israel’s nascent animation industry, with a growing number of studios and animators producing animation in the country and drawing an estimated $100 million in investments over the past five years. The growth in animation is also […]

"Princess and the Frog" Gets More Criticism for Cajun Stereotypes

Disney’s upcoming animated movie The Princess and the Frog has drawn a protest from The Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL), which claims that the character Ray the firefly is “a continuation of the stereotyping of Cajun people, which is inaccurate,” adding that the Disney movie is only the latest in a […]

Christopher Meloni on Being Hal Jordan for "Green Lantern: First Flight"

On the eve of the release of Green Lantern: First Flight, Warner Brothers Animation has released a press release interview with Christopher Meloni, who lends his acting talents to bring lead character Hal Jordan/Green Lantern to life. Among other topics, Meloni discusses how he approached Hal Jordan, the helpful feedback he got from some friends […]

SDCC2009: Disney 3-D and Animation Panel Photos and Stills

The Walt Disney Company has made several photos and stills available from the 3-D panel and the Disney Animation panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International. The 3-D panel was moderated by Patton Oswalt and host to directors Tim Burton (Alice in Wonderland), Robert Zemeckis (A Christmas Carol), and Joseph Kosinski (Tron Legacy). All […]

Marvel's Joe Quesada on Increased Input for Animation, "Black Panther" Delay

In his latest “Cup O’ Joe” interview, Marvel Comics’ Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada expanded on earlier comments on his added responsibilities for creative input for Marvel’s animation and movie projects, saying “I suspect that my involvement will be on creating new concepts, reviewing proposals, scripts, art and so on.” He also relayed the news that BET’s […]

VIZ Media Announces "Ponyo" Tie-in Books, Miyazaki "Starting Point" Collection

VIZ Media has announced several new books relating to famed Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki and his latest movie Ponyo, which will be released in North America on August 14, 2009. There will be three direct tie-in books for the movie, including the 4-volume official film comic (suggested retail price $9.99 per volume), a Ponyo […]

Tricia Helfer Discusses "Green Lantern: First Flight"

The latest PR interview from Warner Bros. Animation has been released in promotion of Green Lantern: First Flight. Tricia Helfer is the latest cast member to be interviewed, discussing her role as the Green Lantern Boodikka. Among other topics, Helfer discusses how she moved from being a farmgirl to a runway model to an actress, […]

Why Do People Like Pixar?

I’m pretty sure we’ve all been there. The argument as to what makes Pixar such a highly praised animation studio and their movies so successful. Is it because their movies are extremely promoted? Is it because of peer pressure? Or is it because their movies are simply that good? For quite a while, I’ve wondered […]

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