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Zenkaikon 2014: The Wrap-Up

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So another Con reaches its inevitable end. Obviously all things must end, but it feels a little extra bitter this time. Zenkaicon 2014 was especially awesome for an immense number of reasons. Meeting new friends. Seeing old friends again. Being able to go through a Con without feeling like a chicken with it’s head cut […]

Zenkaicon 2014: The Jim Cummings Panels Report

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Jim Cummings, voice of an almost innumerable amount of characters over the years, did several panels this year at Zenkaicon. His first panel was a co-presentation between himself and convention personality Karl “Uncle Yo” Custer on the 20-year anniversary of the Disney Afternoon programing block and he later did a solo Q&A panel. Cummings provided […]

PR: Maynards Discovery Patch Teams Up With Aardman For New TV Ad

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Maynards Discovery Patch teams up with Aardman for new tv ad Maynards Discovery Patch, the new range of fun-shaped fruit flavour jelly and foam sweets, have teamed up with Aardman Animations for a high-profile new TV ad this spring. The advert, which runs from 9th May, features a family of hedgehogs trying Maynards Discovery Patch […]

PR: Kick-Ass/Nikita star Lyndsy Fonseca to guest at MCM London Comic Con

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MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY Kick-Ass/Nikita star Lyndsy Fonseca to guest at MCM London Comic Con Nikita,  Kick-Ass and How I Met Your Mother star Lyndsy Fonseca is to attend this month’s MCM London Comic Con, show organisers have announced. Lyndsy Fonseca starred as Alexandra ‘Alex’ Udinov in spy series […]

PR: Clone ranger - Orphan Black star Dylan Bruce to attend MCM London Comic Con

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MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY Clone ranger – Orphan Black star Dylan Bruce to attend MCM London Comic Con Orphan Black star Dylan Bruce is to be a special guest at this month’s MCM London Comic Con, show organisers have announced. The critically acclaimed, award winning sci-fi thriller sees Tatiana […]

Lee Marshall, Voice Actor for Tony the Tiger, 1949-2014

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E! Online reports that radio announcer Marshall Aaron Mayer aka “Stagger” Lee Marshall died on April 26th, 2014 of esophageal cancer. He was 64. Marshall started as a radio announcer at KRIZ in Phoenix, Arizona at the age of 14, when he lied about his age with his deep voice.  He later did radio in […]

Egyptian TV Cites "Simpsons" Episode as Evidence of U.S. Incitement of Syrian Civil War

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The Egyptian TV network al-Tahrir reports on a trending Facebook conspiracy theory in the Middle East that a 2001 episode of The Simpsons (“New Kids on the Blecch”) “suggests that what is happening in Syria today was premeditated” and that the U.S. played a role in inciting the civil war raging in the country now. […]

Warner Bros Prepping "Flintstones" Animated Feature Film

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The Hollywood Reporter states that Warner Bros. is planning an animated feature film to revive The Flintstones, naming Chris Henchy (The Campaign) as the screenwriter and Will Ferrell and Adam McKay as co-executive producers. The Flintstones were a sensation during their initial TV run from 1960 to 1966 and then for decades in syndication, where […]

Animal Logic Shacks Up With Simon Cowell

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Australia-based animation house, Animal Logic, has signed an agreement to produce future projects in association with Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment production company. Animal Logic produced the animation for “The LEGO Movie” and Cowell’s company most recently produced the music film “One Direction: This Is Us”. The alliance is expected to release their first hybrid animated […]

Nerd Corps and Prof. Stephen Hawking Developing Animated Series

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Variety reports that Prof. Stephen Hawking and Nerd Corps Entertainment are developing a new animated series based on the George Greenby series of books written by Hawking and his daughter Lucy Hawking. The series will focus on the title character, an 11-year old boy, and his best friend Annie Bellis and their supercomputer-with-an-attitude Cosmos, as […]

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