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"Up" Lands 5 Oscar Nominations, Including Best Picture; Full Oscar Noms Announced

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the nominees for the 82nd Academy Awards, with Disney/Pixar’s Up becoming the second animated feature film in history to be nominated for Best Picture (competing against Avatar, The Blind Side, District 9, An Education, The Hurt Locker, Inglorious Basterds, Precious, A Serious Man, and Up […]

Toonzone Interviews Rick Wasserman on Voicing "Planet Hulk"

Over the years, there have been many actors who have portrayed Marvel’s Incredible Hulk on screens large and small. Rick D. Wasserman can now join their ranks as the voice of the Hulk in Planet Hulk, a new direct-to-video movie from Marvel Animation Studios now available on DVD, Blu-ray disc, and various on-demand services. The […]

"Planet Hulk" is a Smashing Success

If you surveyed superhero fans to guess which Marvel Comics character would produce the best and the most direct-to-video animated movies, it’s unlikely that many would have picked the Incredible Hulk. Certainly the popular conception is that the Hulk is a one-note character, often reduced to little more than a handful of punch lines involving […]

Details, Box Art for "Castle in the Sky," "Kiki," "Totoro" Re-Releases Due Mar 2, '10

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released details on the upcoming DVD re-releases of Studio Ghibli’s Castle in the Sky, Kiki’s Delivery Service, and My Neighbor Totoro. Additions to each 2-disc edition seem to be an introduction by John Lasseter and a “World of Ghibli” featurette. All 3 movies will be released on March 2, […]

Ralph Bakshi's "Lord of the Rings" Coming to DVD and Blu-ray on April 6, 2010

Warner Home Video has issued a press release detailing the upcoming release of Ralph Bakshi’s animated adaptation of The Lord of the Rings on DVD and Blu-ray. The new release will be available on April 6, 2010, on a single-disc DVD and a DVD/Blu-ray combo pack that will also include a digital copy of the […]

"Princess and the Frog" Coming to DVD/Blu-ray on March 16, 2010 (UPDATED w/Box Art)

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that The Princess and the Frog will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on March 16, 2010. The release will be on a single-disc DVD, Blu-ray disc, and a DVD/Blu-ray combo pack which will also feature a digital copy of the movie. Special features common to all versions […]

"Up" Wins PGA Best Animated Feature Award

For his work on Disney/Pixar’s Up, Jonas Rivera has won the Producers Guild of America’s Producer of the Year in Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures award. The movie was also the only fully animated film to be nominated for the Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year award in Theatrical Motion Pictures, but lost to The […]

WHV: Shinji Aramaki on "The Package" for "Halo Legends" 8 More Stills Released

Warner Home Video has issued a press release interview with Shinji Aramaki on “The Package,” the short film he directed for the upcoming Halo Legends anime anthology coming to DVD and Blu-ray on February 16, 2010. The famed director of Appleseed and Appleseed Ex Machina discusses the inspirations behind his short film, the sections he […]

"Up", "Fantastic Mr. Fox" and "Coraline" Nominated at the BAFTAs

It has been announced that Up, Fantastic Mr. Fox and Coraline have been nominated for the Orange British Academy Film Awards in the Animated Film category. In addition, Up has been nominated for Original Screenplay, Music and Sound. Fantastic Mr. Fox has also been nominated for Music. The three nominees in the Short Animation category […]

Toonzone Presents: New "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths" Video Clip

Toonzone News is proud to present a new video clip from Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, the new direct-to-video movie coming to DVD and Blu-ray disc from Warner Home Video on February 23, 2010. Click the image below to play the clip (requires QuickTime): <!– For more details, check out our earlier coverage: “Justice […]

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