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Cars 2 Races to theaters!

Who wants to wait until 2012 to see the sequel to Cars?  Not me!  And not Disney and Pixar!  That’s why they’re bumping up the release of Cars 2 a whole year to the summer of 2011.  Alright, alright, I know, that’s still 4 years from now.  But it’s better than 5, isn’t it??  John Lasseter, the writer and producer of the CGI animated film, also announced that ...

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Have your own house party for the Clone Wars!

The Clone Wars movie will be fully out of theaters soon, and ready to hit your TVs with a one-hour special on October 3rd at 9pm.  But some lucky fans will get more than just a regular TV viewing.  On Saturday, September 27th, 2,000 houses across America will be having special Star Wars: The Clone Wars house parties being thrown for them by Cartoon Network.  Each person that gets picked to ...

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Bakugan returns!

Bakugan will be getting a whole new season’s worth of episodes.  Nelvana Enterprises, Spin Master, Sega Toys, and TMS Entertainment (phew!) are all companies behind the series, and they’re all in the works to get things rolling.  Season two of the anime series is titled: Bakugan: New Vestoria and will be ready for TV in just a few months – spring 2009.  The Cartoon Network ...

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Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution 2 Nintendo Wii Intro Animation Sequence

Now THAT is what I’m talking about! Check out the intro animation sequence to the upcoming Nintendo Wii game Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution 2.  Everything looks so sleak and cool — it’s like getting a bonus cartoon with the video game!  Shonen Jump really pulled out all the stops here on the animation.  The game doesn’t come out until October 21st, but if I could ...

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Harry Potter cartoon?

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is not even in theaters yet — in fact, it wont hit until the summer of 2009 — but already, the rumors and news bits have started circulating.  One particular rumor was of special interest to ToonBarn… that Harry Potter could have his own cartoon series after the live-action movies make their run.  It could be CGI, it could be ...

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ToonBarn Trivia: Who is this scary Spidey??

Today’s trivia question: Peter Parker is Spider-Man.  …no, that’s not giving away the trivia answer!  At one point, Peter finds some black alien goo that turns his suit black.  Eventually, Peter gets rid of the black costume… but the black costume doesn’t get rid of him!  The next time we see the black costume on someone, it’s trying to fight Peter!  What is ...

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Astro Boy – October 23, 2009

Astro Boy will be soaring to theaters on October 23rd, 2009.  The Summit Entertainment and Imagi Studios CGI animated feature film will star Astro, a powerful robot boy.  Astro fights evil in any form — most of his enemies are robot-hating humans or robots gone nuts (aaah!!).  The movie will be based on the earlier anime series and original Manga.  Among the cast members in the film ...

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Lord Piccolo (James Marsters) speaks on new Dragonball film

There’s been a decent amount of info on the new Dragonball film working its way over to ToonBarn.  We’ve heard about the movie’s music.  We’ve heard the fears of the fans.  We’ve even gotten to see some of the photos and images from the film. Now, we hear from Lord Piccolo. SFX, the leading science fiction and fantasy magazine, recently had an opportunity to ask ...

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is a funny title, but a real movie! The 3D animated film will be hitting theaters in January of 2010.  Sounds further than it is, it’s really just about a year away.  There are a number of celebrity voices rumored to be part of the cast, including Mr. T! The story is about the town of Chewandswallow, where the weather comes three times a day, at ...

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Hulk VS Wolverine

Hulk smash puny Wolverine?  Wolverine berserker rages on Hulk?  Well, you’ll have to wait until January to find out who does the most damage to who, when Marvel releases their new DVD “Hulk VS Wolverine.”  The DVD is actually one-half of a two-part story — the second half is called “Hulk VS Thor” and will be out later.  Seems like Hulk just wants to fight ...

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Igor hits the theaters

Typically, “Igor” is a silly or stupid henchmen that gets minor attention in films, usually seen as the helper to some sort of mad scientist.  That’s where this Igor comes in, doing whatever he can to prevent the mistreatment of his fellow Igors.  To do so, he joins in the Evil Science Fair and does the impossible — creates life!  What happens after that?  Well… ...

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Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow Trailer

We’ve talked a bit about the new Marvel DVD, Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow.  The DVD is available in stores now, but incase you’re not totally gung-ho on it just yet, check out the trailer above.  That should get you all set and ready for ...

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