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Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2017 – Dan Green & Eric Stuart ‘Yu-Gi-Oh!’ Panel

by Grant Whiteon December 3, 2017
On the opening Friday of MCM London, star voice actors Dan Green (Yugi) and Eric Stuart (Kaiba) took to the stage to discuss Yu-Gi-Oh! and their careers in general. Asked if they were familiar with the series prior to working on it, Stuart revealed that he was actually asked to be the voice director prior […]
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John Lasseter Taking Leave of Absence from Pixar Over Allegations of Misconduct

by Ed Liuon November 21, 2017
The Hollywood Reporter states that Pixar and Disney Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter is the latest to be ensnared in the wave of sexual misconduct allegations roiling the United States, taking a six-month leave of absence from Pixar effective today. In a memo to staff issued on Tuesday, Mr. Lasseter acknowledged “painful” conversations and unspecified […]

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“Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie” Interview with Craig Bartlett, Anndi McAfee, and Francesca Marie Smith

by Christopher Glennonon November 20, 2017
In preparation for Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie, Nickelodeon Studios invited Toonzone News to sit down with co-writer, executive producer and TV series original creator Craig Bartlett, as well as original cast members Francesca Marie Smith (Helga) and Anndi McAfee (Phoebe), who reprise their roles in the movie. TOONZONE NEWS: Is coming back to Hey […]
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Earle Hyman, Actor 1926-2017

by Dan Collinson November 20, 2017
The Hollywood Reporter reports that actor Earle Hyman passed away on Friday at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, New Jersey. He was 91. Hyman was best known to TV audiences as Russell Huxtable on The Cosby Show, also appearing on the show’s spin-off A Different World. He was nominated for an Emmy award […]

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Women in Animation Awards Two Recipients with 2017 Phyllis Craig Scholarship

by Ed Liuon November 16, 2017
WOMEN IN ANIMATION AWARDS TWO RECIPIENTS WITH 2017 PHYLLIS CRAIG SCHOLARSHIP Los Angeles, CA – Women in Animation (WIA) is pleased to announce Heather Forlong and Esther Tejano as the recipients of 2017 Phyllis Craig Scholarships. Established in 1997 to honor the legacy of WIA founding member Phyllis Craig, this is the first time this […]

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Guillermo del Toro Announces “Tales of Arcadia” Trilogy Series to Follow and Extend “Trollhunters”

by Ed Liuon November 8, 2017
Guillermo del Toro announces Tales of Arcadia trilogy series Emmy-Winning Netflix original series DreamWorks Trollhunters is first installment of three-part epic from DreamWorks Animation Television Trollhunters Part 2 premieres exclusively on Netflix December 15, with companion series 3 Below and Wizards set for 2018 and 2019 On Monday evening during a preview screening of DreamWorks […]
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New York International Children’s Film Festival Announces 2018 Call for Entries and Special Award for Stop-Motion Animation

by Ed Liuon November 6, 2017
NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2018 FESTIVAL SPECIAL AWARD FOR STOP MOTION ANIMATION AND CALL FOR ENTRIES SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR THE OSCAR® – QUALIFYING FESTIVAL NYC EVENT TO TAKE PLACE FEBRUARY 23 – MARCH 18, 2018 October 27, 2017 – New York, NY For 20 years, the New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival […]

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“DreamWorks Trollhunters” Part 2 Premieres December 15, 2017, on Netflix

by Ed Liuon November 6, 2017
Jim Enters the Darklands on Part 2 of Emmy Award-Winning DreamWorks Trollhunters Debuting Friday, December 15, on Netflix In Part 2 of the epic saga DreamWorks Trollhunters, ordinary teen-turned-Trollhunter Jim Lake Jr. faces new challenges in his continued battle to protect his hometown of Arcadia and the fantastical Troll world he inherited. Jim’s risky decision […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2017 – Bandai Namco “Little Witch Academia” Interviews

by Grant Whiteon November 6, 2017
Bandai Namco, working alongside Anime Limited, arranged to bring a quartet of guests to MCM London to promote forthcoming game Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time– Yusuke Futami (Game Director), Yoh Yoshinari (Anime Director), Naoko Tsutsumi  (Anime Producer) and Katsuhiro Takei (Anime Producer). Toonzone was given the opportunity to pose questions to three of these […]