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Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock Actor, 1931 - 2015

by Ed Liuon February 27, 2015
Actor Leonard Nimoy passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015, at the age of 83 due to end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nimoy had been hospitalized earlier in the week due to chest pains. Mr. Nimoy was best known for his role as the logical Vulcan Mr. Spock on the Star Trek television series starting […]
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Anime Limited To Release Production I.G.'s 'Miss Hokusai' In UK & Ireland

by Grant Whiteon February 27, 2015
Anime Limited have announced they have obtained the rights to Miss Hokusai in the UK and Ireland. Produced by the always popular Production I.G., directed by Keiichi Hara and inspired by Hinako Sugiura’s comic Sarusuberi the film focusses on O-Ei, the little known daughter of the famous and influential Japanese painter Katsushika Hokusai in 1814 […]

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"Twice Upon a Time" Coming to DVD via Warner Archive in Spring 2015

by Ed Liuon February 26, 2015
At a screening of John Korty’s film Twice Upon a Time at BAMcinématek on February 24, 2015, it was confirmed that the cult hit animated film will be released on DVD this spring through the Warner Archive collection. The release will include both the G-rated original version of the movie and the one that aired […]
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"Batman: Arkham Knight" Gets "M for Mature" Rating

by Dan Collinson February 26, 2015
Superhero Hype (Via IGN) reports that the upcoming Batman: Arkham Knight video game will be rated “M” for mature by the Entertainment Software Rating Board or ESRB.  Sefton Hill, founder of Rocksteady Games who created the previous Batman: Arkham games, stated that his company did not write or create the game with a rating in […]

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AdWeek on the Rise and Fall of Hasbro's Hub Network

by Ed Liuon February 25, 2015
AdWeek has published an extensive article examining the aborted effort by toymaker Hasbro to break into the TV market with the Hub Network joint venture with Discovery Networks, which began with great fanfare in 2010 but was ended late last year for a number of reasons articulated by the article. Quoting several industry insiders (some […]
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Frederator and Studio Moshi to Co-Produce "Rocket Dog" for Television

by Ed Liuon February 25, 2015
FREDERATOR STUDIOS AND STUDIO MOSHI ENTER CO-PRODUCTION AGREEMENT TO BRING SHORT-FORM ONLINE HIT ROCKET DOG TO TELEVISION Part of the Frederator’s Too Cool! Cartoons Incubator that also Launched Online Sensation “Bee & PuppyCat,” “Rocket Dog” Becomes Frederator’s First Incubated Series to Be Developed and Primed for International Broadcast Distribution NEW YORK — (February 24, 2015)—A […]

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HIT Entertainment Adds Televisa to New "Bob the Builder" CGI Series

by Ed Liuon February 25, 2015
HIT ENTERTAINMENT EXPANDS BROADCAST PARTNERSHIP WITH TELEVISA WITH DEBUT OF ALL-NEW CG ANIMATED BOB THE BUILDER® SERIES IN 2016 Mexico’s #1 Free to Air Broadcaster to Add Reimagined Series to its All-Star Preschool Programming NEW YORK, NY—February 24, 2015— HIT Entertainment, one of the world’s leading pre-school entertainment companies and a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc., […]
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Rob Schrab Named as "LEGO Movie" Sequel Director

by Ed Liuon February 25, 2015
Deadline.com reports that Rob Schrab has been named as the director for the sequel to The LEGO Movie, marking his first feature film director’s job after helming episodes of Community, Parks and Recreation, and The Mindy Project. The sequel will be written and produced by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (who co-directed the first movie, […]

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PR: 'Take That' Singer Howard Donald Brings Magic To Nick Jr. UK

by Grant Whiteon February 23, 2015
Take That Singer Records Voice for Preschool Series Wallykazam!  Monday, 23rd February, 2015 –Take That star Howard Donald lends his vocal talents to Nick Jr. as the singer records a voice for the showWallykazam! Recording his part in a central-London production house on Friday, Howard worked with the Nick Jr. team on determining the perfect […]
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PR: 'Covert Affairs' Star Christopher Gorham And Stars Of 'Sleepy Hollow' To Attend MCM Birmingham This March

by Grant Whiteon February 23, 2015
MCM BIRMINGHAM COMIC CON – THE NEC – 21-22 MARCH Covert Affairs star Christopher Gorham to infiltrate MCM Birmingham Comic Con There’s nothing undercover about Covert Affairs lead Christopher Gorham’s next mission; the spy drama star will be joining the special guest line-up at next month’s MCM Birmingham Comic Con! California native Gorham plays field […]