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Eddie Izzard Will Portray Wolfe In Sony PlayStation's Powers

by Alex Beanon August 15, 2014
Actor comedian Eddie Izzard has signed on to play bad guy Wolfe in the Sony PlayStation series “Powers” about a group of detectives who protect regular humans from those who possess superhuman powers. The series, based on a graphic novel by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, was originally slated to premiere on FX […]
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Disney Jettisons Radio Stations

by Alex Beanon August 15, 2014
Disney has slowly been eliminating its Radio Disney radio station empire over the years – getting rid of five stations in 2010 and another seven stations last year – until they finally had only 24 stations left operating in the country. As the company shifts to digital distribution, Disney will sell 23 of those 24 […]

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SDCC 2014: Hologram Homer Sued

by Alex Beanon August 15, 2014
A hologram of Homer Simpson that appeared onstage with creator Matt Groening at this year’s Comic Con in San Diego has created a lawsuit opportunity for the company Hologram USA, which claims it owns the technology used to create Hologram Homer and wasn’t contacted for authorization nor paid a licensing fee by Fox to use […]
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Do Fries Come With That Shake? - Madden NFL 15 Promo

by Alex Beanon August 15, 2014
It is, apparently, Madden season – or will be on August 26, 2014 when EA Sports officially release the Madden NFL 15 video game – but before then, you can watch a preview of a potential Niner-Seahawks rematch and the Madden season featuring actor-comedian Kevin Hart…

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Dante's Redemption - A Fan Film Sequel To Dante's Inferno

by Alex Beanon August 15, 2014
Fan films proliferate in the internet video universe, so the fact that there exists a fan-made video tribute to the video game “Dante’s Inferno” is not surprising – but this is not your normal, garden variety fan-made video – this is a fan-made video constructed by Tal Peleg, the senior cinematics animator on “The Last […]
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Disney Schedules Aladdin-Fest This Weekend For Robin Williams Tribute

by Alex Beanon August 14, 2014
As a tribute to the recently deceased actor-comedian Robin Williams, Disney has announced they will schedule four showings of his signature movie for them – 1992’s “Aladdin” where Williams provided the voice and personality of the Genie – on three of their network channels. Williams famously agreed to voice the Genie character with a handshake […]

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Godzilla Back For Seconds

by Alex Beanon August 14, 2014
Although they waited all the way until after the first rebooted “Godzilla” movie was released – unlike the current trend of announcing a sequel before the first film has released – Warner Bros. and Legendary formally announced that, yes, there will be a “Godzilla 2” coming our way in a few years and gave it […]
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Betty Boop To Make Her Feature Film Debut

by Alex Beanon August 14, 2014
After a 1993 effort went bust, 1930s cartoon icon Betty Boop will finally be making her feature film debut with the help of Simon Cowell and his Syco Entertainment company. Cowell’s company, along with Australian animation studio, Animal Logic [“The LEGO Movie”], will be producing the film after agreeing to a licensing arrangement with Fleischer […]

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Trio Of Korean Classics Makes It To Film

by Alex Beanon August 14, 2014
A trio of Korean classic children’s books have been adapted for film for release in Korea. “Buckwheat Flower”, “A Lucky Day” and “Spring” are the film adaptations of children’s books from Lee Hyo-seok, Hyun Jin-gun and Kim You-jeong. “Buckwheat Flower” reminisces about the good old days through the perspective of an old man’s eyes while […]
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The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers To Suit Up Again

by Alex Beanon August 14, 2014
The high school superheroes called the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers were popular enough in the 1990s to have a feature film made of their television series [called, appropriately enough – “The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie”]. But the 1995 movie was not as popular as the show – making only $66 million worldwide – […]