Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer will be launching its next season with an entirely new voice cast, according to the New York Daily News. Dora herself will be voiced by 12-year old Caitlin Sanchez, who will be taking over from Kathleen Herles. The new season will begin on September 15, 2008, at 10:30 AM (Eastern).
A new SpongeBob direct-to-video movie is coming soon. Entitled “Who Bob What Pants”, the 74 minute film will debut on DVD on 10/14/08 for $16.99. It concerns SpongeBob leaving Bikini Bottom, getting amnesia, and becoming the ruler of another town; SpongeBob’s friends set out to bring him back, even though he doesn’t remember who they […]
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Nickelodeon has ordered 20 episodes of Glenn Martin DDS, a stop-motion animated show produced by former Disney CEO Michael Eisner (free registration required). The show centers on a dentist who takes his family on a cross-country road trip, and is expected to debut next summer as part of […]
Toon Zone sat in on the panel for Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender, which was dominated by a screening of parts 3 and 4 of the “Sozin’s Comet” season finale. In attendance were show co-creators Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, and director Joaquim Dos Santos. The panel was moderated by Roland Poindexter, VP Original Programming, […]
Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender built its reputation at least partially through its dazzling displays of animated martial-arts. However, fans of the show may have noticed that the action sequences started getting larger, more intricate, and more creative somewhere around the middle of Book 2. The exceptionally sharp-eyed may have also noticed that Joaquim Dos […]
Over the span of his career, Larry Schwarz has worn many hats. He began his career in show business as a child actor and stand-up comic. Later, he moved on to publishing with the seasonal H Magazine aimed at the Hamptons and as the CEO of VIAM Communications, which published the Vietnam Business Journal and […]
A lawsuit brought by Fairfield artist claiming he invented SpongeBob SquarePants has been dismissed (read Toon Zone News’ original coverage here). U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illston wrote that artist Troy Walker had not proven that his comic strip, “Mr. Bob Spongee, The Unemployeed Sponge,” was the basis of Stephen Hillenburg’s animated character, noting that […]