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Liam Neeson Would Play Ra’s Al Ghul On CW’s Arrow

by Alex Beanon August 30, 2014
Liam Neeson has played DC comic book villain Ra’s al Ghul twice already in feature films – once in “Batman Begins” and then again in “The Dark Knight Rises” – but he has indicated he would play the bad guy again “in a heartbeat” for CW’s comic book-themed television series, “Arrow”. In an interview with […]

Willy Wonka’s Vanilla Fudge Room Revealed

by Alex Beanon August 30, 2014
In the movie “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory” based on Roald Dahl’s book “Charlie and The Chocolate Factory”, there were only five children invited into the factory as the winners possessing a Wonka Golden Ticket. Dahl, however, started out with 15 children – such as Wilbur Rice, Tommy Troutbeck, Marvin Prune and Miranda Mary […]


GusGus Turns Live Action Into Animation In Mexico

by Alex Beanon August 30, 2014
Icelandic techno musical group GusGus has released a music video for “Mexico” – the title track from their ninth album – usinglive action transformed into a variety of animations…

Me Want Cookie App

by Alex Beanon August 29, 2014
The Cookie Monster is about to get his own app – Cookie Monster’s Challenge – on the Apple iPad tablet. The app is geared toward kids ages 3-5 and includes 10 mini games with personalized profiles for each player. Cookie Monster’s Challenge is to build the ultimate cookie-making machine – and he encounters many educational […]


Lottie Dolls Series In The Works

by Alex Beanon August 29, 2014
An animated series based around the popular Lottie Dolls is in the works – possibly for a cartoon network in France next month. A trailer has Lottie visiting Branksea Island…

DreamWorks Animation Teams Up With Studio Mir

by Alex Beanon August 29, 2014
DreamWorks Animation has signed a co-production deal with South Korea’s Studio Mir – creators of the popular “The Legend of Korra” series. The pair will develop up to four series over the next four years. Each series will consist of 78 episodes. Source: Variety


Agent Carter Adds Pair

by Alex Beanon August 29, 2014
“Agent Carter” – the “Captain America” spinoff television series from Marvel – has added two more names to their cast. Joining Agent Carter [Hayley Atwell] will be Strategic Scientific Reserve agent Jack Thompson [no relation to the football player and played by Chad Michael Murray of “One Tree Hill” and “Fruitvale Station” fame] and SSR […]

CLIP: Disney-Pixar’s Lava Short

by Alex Beanon August 29, 2014
Disney-Pixar released a brief clip from its new, upcoming short film “Lava” – about a pair of romantic Hawaiian volcanoes – which was shown at the Hiroshima International Animation festival last week and will be shown before the feature film “Inside Out” on June 19, 2015… Pixar Lava Sneak Peek by CGMeetup


Minecraft Lands Doctor Who For Xbox 360

by Alex Beanon August 28, 2014
BBC and Microsoft have forged a deal that will allow fans of the long-running British science fiction television series “Doctor Who” to have playable bits in the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft. Amongst those bits will be avatars to represent their favorite character from the show [including the current –and 12th – Doctor, Peter Capaldi], […]

Bat-Coaster Coming To Six Flags-Texas In San Antonio

by Alex Beanon August 28, 2014
Get on the Bat-Phone and start calling your friends and tell them about the new Batman-themed rollercoaster coming to the Six Flags-Texas theme park in San Antonio – this is no Joker! Officially, the Caped Crusader Coaster will be called “Batman: The Ride” and will feature six free-fly flips, two 90-degree drops and a 120-foot […]