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All New “Peanuts” Series Premieres on Boomerang on May 9, 2016

by Ed Liuon April 29, 2016
THERE’S A NEW GANG ON BOOMERANG! ALL-NEW SERIES, PEANUTS, PREMIERES ON MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016 Peanuts, the brand-new animated series based on one of entertainment’s most iconic brands, heads to Boomerang on Monday, May 9, 2016. For the first time, the individual Peanuts print comic strips come to life in vignettes filled with humor and […]
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Review: “The Peanuts Movie” – You’re Great in CGI, Charlie Brown!

by Ed Liuon March 15, 2016
There’s a scene in Charade when Audrey Hepburn’s character tells Cary Grant, “You know what’s wrong with you? Nothing.” That’s a perfect summation of how The Peanuts Movie updates the famous comic strip by Charles M. Schulz for modern audiences by changing nearly nothing about it. The execution of The Peanuts Movie is a perfect […]

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“The Peanuts Movie” Holds Second Place at Box Office for Second Week

by Ed Liuon November 16, 2015
In its second week of release, 20th Century Fox/Blue Sky Studios’ The Peanuts Movie shows continued strength at the box office, placing second behind the latest James Bond movie Spectre at the U.S. domestic box office with an estimated $24.2 million in ticket sales, bringing its two-week cumulative total to an estimated $82.49 million. However, […]

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“The Peanuts Movie” Takes Second Behind Bond in Premiere Weekend

by Ed Liuon November 10, 2015
The Peanuts Movie earned an estimated $45 million in ticket sales in its premiere weekend, placing it second behind Spectre, the latest installment of the enduring James Bond franchise, and the fourth outing for Daniel Craig as James Bond. While the box office take for The Peanuts Movie might seem low, the total is comparable […]
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“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 […]

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“The Peanuts Movie” Roundtable Interview: Noah Schnapp, Hadley Miller, and Francesca Capaldi

by Christopher Glennonon October 30, 2015
Rounding out the almost entirely child cast of the upcoming The Peanuts Movie is Noah Schnapp as Charlie Brown, Hadley Miller as Lucy, and Francesca Capaldi as the Little Red-Haired Girl. Toonzone News, along with other members of the press, sat down with them for an interview during a press day earlier this summer at […]
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Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center Visit

by Christopher Glennonon October 26, 2015
The iconic comic strip Peanuts, with its all-too-human child protagonists dealing with everyday life worries, has come to represent a timeless piece of American pop culture in its 65 years of existence. Created by Charles M. Schulz in 1950, original strips ran in newspapers until his death in 2000. Having seen publication for half the […]

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“The Peanuts Movie” Roundtable Interview: Harriet Glickman and Marleik “Mar Mar” Walker

by Christopher Glennonon October 23, 2015
Harriet Glickman is the retired teacher who wrote a letter that inspired Charles Schulz to introduce Franklin, an African American child, in the Peanuts comic strip. Marleik “Mar Mar” Walker provides the voice of Franklin in the upcoming The Peanuts Movie. Toonzone News, along with other members of the press, sat down with them for […]
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Review: “Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown! (And Don’t Come Back!!)” – Thankfully, It Did

by Ed Liuon October 13, 2015
I am of two minds about Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (And Don’t Come Back!), the fourth and final Peanuts feature film from Charles Schulz, Lee Mendelson, and Bill Melendez. It has much bigger aspirations than any of the earlier Peanuts films, sending Charlie Brown and his friends to the French countryside on a trip strongly […]