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Star Wars Rebels: Spark Of Rebellion Gets Release Date

by Alex Beanon August 19, 2014
The one-hour animated movie, “Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion” got a release date for next month on Disney on September 29 and then a few days later on Disney channels in the USA. The “Star Wars Rebels” series – based five years before the original “Star Wars” movie – premieres on October 13. […]

Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Jungle Book Cast

by Alex Beanon August 19, 2014
As expected, Benedict Cumberbatch was tabbed to provide the voice of the evil tiger, Shere Khan, for the rebooted “The Jungle Book” movie. – the Warner Bros. version. Cumberbatch is the first cast role for the film with Andy Serkis [“Rise of the Planet of the Apes”] making his directorial debut. George Sanders voiced Shere […]


Nintendo Mulling Over Robin Williams Zelda Tribute Character

by Alex Beanon August 18, 2014
After an online petition raised over 100,000 signatures, Nintendo America is mulling over the possibility of naming a non-playable character in an upcoming “Legends of Zelda” video game as a tribute to recently deceased actor-comedian Robin Williams who was a fan of Nintendo games and named his daughter Zelda. Williams was also a fan of […]

Powers Add A Pair

by Alex Beanon August 18, 2014
“Powers”, the new series that will be debuting on the Sony PlayStation network later this year has added Sharlto Copley [“Maleficent”] and Michelle Forbes [“The Killing”] to the cast, joining Eddie Izzard. Copley will play the lead character of Christian Walker while Forbes will play Retro Girl in the futuristic story line where police detectives […]


Bob’s Burgers And Harry Shearer Win First Emmy Awards

by Alex Beanon August 18, 2014
Veteran “Simpsons” voice actor Harry Shearer won his first-ever Emmy Award and was joined in the first-ever club by “Bob’s Burgers” – which won their first-ever Emmy Award as the Best Animated Program. Shearer won his virgin Emmy for his multiple roles in an episode of “The Simpsons” last season. In addition to those wins, […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]


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…

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 […]