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Helicopter Load Of Money Makes Mendes Feel Much Better About Directing Bond 24

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After saying, a few months ago, that the mere thought of directing the 24th installment in the James Bond franchise would make him “physically ill”, director Sam Mendes seems to feel much better after receiving what he termed a “very generous offer” from the Bond franchise overseers to direct Bond 24. Initially, Mendes, the director […]

Toonzone at MCM London Comic Con May 2013 - Shinichiro Watanabe Q&A

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Attending the event to promote the forthcoming releases of Cowboy Bebop HD and Kids On The Slope, the appearance marked the renowned Watanabe’s first visit to the UK. Well known industry veteran and Anime Ltd representative Andrew Partridge asked questions, with Watanabe generally speaking through an interpreter though occasionally offering English responses. Things began with […]

Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2013 - Anime Industry Panels

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The Anime Industry panel was split across the Saturday and Sunday. The Saturday panel opened with two surprise announcements from Manga- Attack on Titan and the live action Space Battleship Yamato have been licensed by them, with trailers running on the theatre’s main screen. No specific dates are currently set for Titan but Yamato is […]

PR: IDW and DC Join Forces for Comics Panel at MCM London Comic Con

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MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 24-26 MAY IDW and DC Join Forces for Comics Panel IDW Publishing and DC Comics will be holding a joint American Comics In The UK panel at MCM London Comic Con this weekend, show organisers have announced. Featuring Bob Wayne, SVP sales and marketing at DC Comics, […]

Review: "Dragon Ball Z" Series Four (UK Edition): Not So Paranoid Androids

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After opening the series with a three volume mega-saga, the fourth volume of Dragon Ball Z offers some variety. Things kick off with the extended filler tale that is Garlic Jr. In Japan, DBZ saw yearly movies which reworked the current plot elements into standalone original stories. The first of these, inspired by Goku and […]

Briefly: Animated Feature Oscar Rules Change; Spanish Animation Growing Globally; "Hero of Color City" at Cannes

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Variety reports a change in the rules for the Best Animated Feature Film Academy Award that one recipient will be a producer on the winning film. Typically, two people are given the award, with the new rules stating that one be a producer and the other a director “and/or key creative individual.” In the event […]

Manga UK Announces Limited Edition "One Piece" Collection 1 Bundle For MCM London Comic Con

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Manga Entertainment UK will be selling an exclusive limited edition bundle of their first One Piece DVD collection at MCM London Comic Con this weekend, 24-26th May. The bundle includes the first complete dual-language DVD set of 26 episodes along with a tote bag containing various exclusive extras. The collection is the start of the […]

PR: Deadpool: Exclusive Worldwide First Play at MCM London Comic Con

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MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 24-26 MAY Deadpool: Exclusive Worldwide First Play at MCM London Comic Con Visitors to MCM London Comic Con on 24-26 May will get an exclusive worldwide first to play of Deadpool, Activision’s exciting new actioner starring Marvel Comics’ iconic anti-hero. The publisher says that show attendees will […]

Epic Makes International Debut

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Based on William Joyce’s children’s book “The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs”, the animated feature film “Epic” starring the voice talents of Beyonce, Christoph Waltz and Amanda Seyfreid, opened in international markets last weekend and was the top film in eight of the 16 markets where it opened. The film has teenager Mary […]

Shaken And Stirred – Nolan To Direct Bond 24?

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As if he doesn’t already have enough on his plate with the production of his next blockbuster film “Interstellar” [due to be released November 7, 2014], mega-director Christopher Nolan has been contacted to possibly direct the next installment – the 24th in the franchise – of the James Bond series. Talks are still in preliminary […]

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