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Toonz Entertainment Has An Epiphany

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Singapore-based animation studio Toonz Entertainment has partnered with Hollywood production company New Myth to provide $200 million in seed money to form Epiphany – a movie incubator company they hope will be involved as co-producer and financier [along with Hollywood studios] of major, global animated films. Russian company AR Film is also invested in the […]

Peter Fernandez, Voice of Speed Racer, 1927 - 2010

Peter Fernandez (left) and Corinne Orr (right) at the New York Anime Festival 2007 Peter Fernandez, best known to animation fans as the voice of Speed Racer, passed away this morning due to lung cancer at the age of 83. Fernandez was instrumental in many of the earliest anime imports to the United States, including […]

Toon Zone Picks the Top 5 Iconic Cars of Animation

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! To commemorate the double-header of the new Speed Racer cartoon on the Nicktoons network and the live-action movie by the Wachowski brothers, the staff of Toon Zone News has put together our list of the top iconic animated cars. We’ve limited our to 5 in honor of Speed Racer’s […]

Toon Zone News Interviews Peter Fernandez & Corinne Orr About "Speed Racer"

In the late 1960′s, a new form of children’s entertainment began its march onto American airwaves. Cartoons imported from Japan and dubbed into English were the first steps towards the multi-million dollar phenomenon that is the current-day anime industry, and all of that can be said to have started with the success of Speed Racer, […]

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