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Morena Baccarin Lands Female Lead In Deadpool Flick

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Morena Baccarin [“Homeland”] will play the female love interest of Ryan Reynolds’ lead character in the upcoming movie “Deadpool” based on the Marvel comic book character. “Deadpool” has Reynolds as an assassin who contracts cancer and then attempts to cure his cancer only to disfigure himself in the process. “Deadpool” is currently scheduled to be […]

Review: The 2015 Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

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For the past 10 years, ShortsHD has made all the short films nominated for the Academy Awards available for viewing across the country just before, and sometimes after, the Oscar broadcast via local small theaters for the general public to watch and enjoy. I myself only discovered the joys of watching their releases a few […]

X-Men: Apocalypse Has Its Nightcrawler

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The upcoming “X-Men: Apocalypse” has added a Nightcrawler to its cast in the form of Kodi Smit-McPhee. Smit-McPhee, who most recently played Alexander in “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”, is playing the mutant son of Mystique and will boast a skill set that includes teleportation, night vision and the usual superhuman agility. “X-Men: […]

We’d Like To Thank The Academy – Five Video Games For The Oscars

We’d Like To Thank The Academy – Five Video Games For The Oscars

The red carpet will be unfurled this weekend in Hollywood and the winners of the 2015 Academy Awards for best movies and everything associated with movies from last year will be paraded about for all to see and ogle. To prepare for the spectacle properly, dress up in proper attire, break out the champagne [or […]

Reel FX Announces Jorge Gutierrez's "Untitled Kung Fu Space Western"

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In an interview with Toonzone news last month The Book of Life director Jorge Gutierrez revealed that he was doing writing and designing for his next film, a “Mexican kung-fu movie”, and now Reel FX has formally announced the project and released the first piece of concept art for the director’s “Untitled Kung Fu Space […]

Want Diversity in Casting and Roles in Hollywood? Look at Animation

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The Los Angeles Times makes note of ethnic diversity in both on-screen characters and the actors portraying them in current-era animated features, in comparison to a live-action selection which turned out all-white nominees in the all acting categories for the Academy Awards and one non-white nominee in the Best Director category. In contrast, Disney’s Big […]

"Big Hero 6" Directors on Sequels and Change at Disney Animation

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Variety has spoken with Don Hall and Chris Williams, co-directors of the Oscar-nominated Big Hero 6 that just became the third-highest grossing Disney animated feature film over the weekend (right after The Lion King and Frozen, and just edging Beauty and the Beast out of the third-place spot). The pair, both 20-year veterans of the […]

Gary Owens, "Space Ghost" Voice Actor, 1936 - 2015

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Veteran voiceover performer Gary Owens has passed away on February 12, 2015, at the age of 80. A longtime radio and TV announcer, Owens was best known to the general public as the mellifluous baritone for NBC’s Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In. He also coined the “beautiful downtown Burbank” phrase on his KMPC radio show that […]

"Tiger & Bunny the Movie: The Rising" Coming to Blu-ray and DVD on February 24, 2015

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VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES HOME MEDIA RELEASE OF TIGER & BUNNY THE MOVIE: THE RISING Anime Action Film Adventure Based On Smash Hit Japanese Superhero Franchise Debuts On DVD And Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack Filled With Special Bonus Features San Francisco, CA, February 11, 2015 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of […]

Review: "Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown!" Offers a Fun Trip Up Nostalgia River

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Charles Schulz, Lee Mendelson, and Bill Melendez only produced four theatrical Peanuts movies, and Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown is a solid contribution to the animated Peanuts body of work, even if I don’t think anyone would consider it among the best of them. It is definitely one of the better animated Peanuts productions […]

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