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Inflatable Minion Breaks Loose, Terrorizes Dublin

by Peter Paltridgeon August 6, 2015
You can’t make this stuff up. A McDonalds in Dublin, Ireland was promoting their new Happy Meal toys with the useĀ of a forty-foot-tall inflatable Minion tethered to the outside of the building. Evidently, not tethered enough. The Minion broke free in the wind and crashed itself right in the middle of Old Swords Road, a […]
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Sony Wins Angry Birds Film Rights Auction

by Alex Beanon May 15, 2013
Angry Birds is the number one downloaded, paid app of all time and now it is set to become a feature film as Sony has landed the film rights to the popular mobile video game depicting the eternal bird bourgeoisie vs. pig proletariat struggle and has already announced a release date. Finnish gamemaker Rovio will […]

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"Wreck-It Ralph" Wins Annie Awards for Best Animated Feature, Best Director

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2013
The 40th Annual Annie Awards were given out this past Saturday, with Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph winning the Best Animated Feature award and its director Rich Moore winning the award for Directing in an Animated Feature Production. Other winners include Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem in the Best Animated Special Production category, Disney’s “Paperman” for […]

Toonzone Interviews Chris Meledandri on "Despicable Me"

by Ed Liuon December 18, 2010
TZN: One thing you touched on was the very networked production staff. On the DVD special features, they showed about 7 or 8 different locations that had people working on the film. Was that part of your initial plan to structure things that way? CHRIS MELEDANDRI: My belief was that initially, in order to secure […]

Toonzone Interviews Writers Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio on "Despicable Me"

by Jeffrey Harrison July 9, 2010
TZN: Did either of you ever think of a back story for the minions? Were they created by Dr. Nefario? KEN DAURIO: Well if you pay attention and look closely in the background, there are visual clues as to where the minions came from. You can see some blueprints in the background on the walls. […]