Posts Tagged ‘Voice Acting’

NYCC 2014: The “LEGO Batman 3” Roundtables: Arthur Parsons, Stephen Sharples, and Troy Baker

by Ed Liuon November 10, 2014
At New York Comic Con 2014, Toonzone News sat down with some other members of the press for roundtable interviews with the cast and crew of LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. Arthur Parsons of Tt Games is the game director for LEGO Batman 3. Q: When Traveler’s Tales makes a LEGO game, how do you […]

NYCC 2014: Roundtable Interviews for Cartoon Network Programming

by Todd DuBoison November 4, 2014
Cartoon Network had quite a presence at New York Comic Con last October when it brought in a host of guests to attend its massive “CN Anything” panel, which you can read all about here. In attendance was creative and voice acting talent behind all of the channel’s latest big productions: Adventure Time, Clarence, Over […]

Tom Magliozzi

Tom Magliozzi, Co-Host of NPR’s “Car Talk,” 1937 – 2014

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2014
The Car Talk weblog is reporting that Tom Magliozzi has passed away on Monday, November 3, 2014, at the age of 77 due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease. With his younger brother Ray, the Magliozzi’s hosted NPR’s Car Talk radio show from 1977 to 2012, where the two dispensed advice on car repair, relationships, and […]

NYCC 2014: “Avatar the Last Airbender: Legend and Legacy” Fan Panel Report

by Ed Liuon October 21, 2014
On Sunday afternoon at New York Comic Con 2014, a crowd of fans of Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra gathered for the “Avatar the Last Airbender: Legend and Legacy” Panel to celebrate the two series. In attendance were artist and cosplayer Monica McClain, “puppetbender” Kevin Coppa, Nick magazine editor Alison […]

Elizabeth Peña

Elizabeth Peña, Actor, 1959 – 2014

by Ed Liuon October 16, 2014
Groundbreaking Hispanic actor Elizabeth Peña has passed away at the age of 55 of natural causes after a brief illness in Los Angeles, CA. Born in Elizabeth, NJ, on September 23, 1959, to Cuban immigrant parents, Peña’s career began early on the New York theater scene and graduation from the High School of Performing Arts, […]
Andrea Romano

NYCC 2014: Voice Acting with the Velvet Hammer – the Andrea Romano Panel Report

by Ed Liuon October 14, 2014
New York Comic Con 2014 was host to voice director extraordinaire Andrea Romano on Friday, October 10, as she spent an hour talking about her career and her advice on being a professional voiceover actor. In the middle of the panel, she was joined by voice actor Greg Cipes, whose first professional audition was for […]


Toonzone Interviews Dee Bradley Baker & Steve Blum on How to Speak Boxtroll

by Ed Liuon September 25, 2014
The title characters of Laika’s The Boxtrolls make quite an impression, and a good portion of the reason why is the vocal performances of a stable of voiceover actors who used their gibberish language to lend them distinct characterization and depth. Toonzone leapt at the chance to interview the voiceover actors who brought two of […]


Joan Rivers, Pioneering Comedian, 1933 – 2014

by Ed Liuon September 5, 2014
Pioneering comedian Joan Rivers passed away on Thursday, September 4, 2014, at the age of 81. Rivers went into cardiac arrest and lost consciousness after minor outpatient surgery on her vocal cords. Rivers was a trailblazing stand-up comedian, fighting her way to stages in nightclubs during the 1950’s, and made a name for herself with […]