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Gergely Wootsch Releases Animated Short for Penny Dreadful’s Frankenstein

As excited as we are with the upcoming horror-slash-action-slash-drama TV series Penny Dreadful, we have to admit that news about it doesn’t exactly belong on Toonbarn. It’s not a cartoon and the franchise doesn’t have anything to do with any animated platform. But wait – Beakus director Gergely Wootsch has recently posted the first of three promised animated videos designed to promote ...

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Tetsujin 28 Returns to Life in New Short Anime

Technically speaking, giant robots predated the Japanese pop culture’s depictions in modern manga, but the main difference is that they were originally depicted as destructive tools of evil mad scientists (think of evil, metallic versions of the Frankenstein monster or the Golems). One of the first ever stories to feature heroic giant robots is Mitsuteru Yokoyama’s 1956 manga and 1963 anime ...

Bron Studios Launches Mighty Mighty Monsters
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Bron Studios Launches Mighty Mighty Monsters

Vancouver-based Bron Studios has recently launched Bron animation, which is tasked to develop and produce original kid’s animated intellectual properties for TV and film, with an aim to specialize on absurd family comedies. The animation studio’s first project is titled Mighty Mighty Mnsters, which is based on the book series created by Sean Patrick O’Reilly. Mighty Mighty Monsters focuses ...

Miley Cyrus to Join Cast of Hotel Transylvania
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Miley Cyrus to Join Cast of Hotel Transylvania

In a recent Entertainment Weekly report, Sony has confirmed that country princess Miley Cyrus has been cast as Dracula’s teenage daughter in the new CG movie from Imageworks entitled Hotel Transylvania. Scheduled for a September 21, 2012 release, Hotel Transylvania tells the story of a resort made exclusively by monsters, which is currently being managed by the King of Vampires himself, ...

Scared Shrekless hits ABC on Halloween night
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Scared Shrekless hits ABC on Halloween night

Tonight’s special on ABC has it all: we’ve got everyone’s favorite green ogre, Shrek. We’ve got the star of this weekend’s big blockbuster debut, Puss in Boots. We’ve got three frightening stories, lots of candy, and tons of various Halloween costumes. What does it all equal? Scared Shrekless! The DreamWorks Animation Halloween themed holiday special ...

ABC says to get Scared Shrekless on Halloween
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ABC says to get Scared Shrekless on Halloween

This Monday is of course the spookiest day of the year, Halloween! No doubt, you already have your Halloween costume picked out, and you’re set on raking in as much candy as possible. But ABC would like to remind you to get home before too late, in order to catch the annual airing of the new animated classic Scared Shrekless. In a weekend where the Shrek franchise is already hyped up once ...

Adam Sandler goes Dracula in Hotel Transylvania
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Adam Sandler goes Dracula in Hotel Transylvania

Just this week, Sony Pictures Animation announced Adam Sandler has checked into Hotel Transylvania. The comedic actor will star as the voice of Dracula in the 3D animated comedy, which is due to hit theaters just before Halloween next year, September 21st, 2012. Animated by Sony Pictures Imageworks, the film will feature many voiceover celebrities, including Kevin James as Frankenstein, Fran ...

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