SDCC2012: Panel Report for Racebending.com: Creating Spaces for Diverse Characters and Representations
Racebending, just in case you’re unfamiliar with the term, is the act of casting a live-action actor of a different ethnicity or race than the character he or she is portraying. The act itself has been prevalent in media for many years, though the specific instance that gave life to the term was the live-action movie of Avatar: […]
Shout! Factory has released several clips from the DVD of Transformers Prime: One Shall Rise in advance of it’s July 31, 2012, street date. The DVD will collect the seven-episode story arc from the first two seasons of Transformers Prime, editing them to a single, seamless presentation. UPDATED July 30, 2012: New video clips have […]
PR: "Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Jake Saves Bucky" Primetime Special to Premiere on Sept 19, 2012
“JAKE AND THE NEVER LAND PIRATES: JAKE SAVES BUCKY” PRIMETIME SPECIAL FEATURING PETER PAN TO PREMIERE ON INTERNATIONAL TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 ON DISNEY CHANNEL “Playing with Skully” Short-Form Series Starring the Voice of David Arquette To Debut Disney Junior will debut the primetime special “Jake and the Never Land […]
When you’re in need, they’re the first to be on the scene… Kids, get ready to roll out with the TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS! TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS: ROLL TO THE RESCUE OWN IT ON DVD THIS OCTOBER 2, 2012 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY KIDS From the creators of TRANSFORMERS PRIME comes an all-new animated series TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS, created specifically […]
Variety reports that the upcoming new animated series Beware the Batman is undergoing a review in the wake of the recent shootings in Aurora, CO, at a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises. The article cites multiple anonymous sources, and notes that alterations have been made to designs and situations to minimize the amount […]
Character actor Norman Alden, who voiced Aquaman on the iconic 1970s SuperFriends series, has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 87. Alden, whose IMDb page lists 237 titles to his credit, performed mostly in a series of one-time appearances in live-action TV shows. He made his debut in 1957 and worked steadily for […]
Hey Arnold Season 2, Part 2, released just last week, collects ten more episodes of the classic Nickelodeon series. Whatever else one might say about the show, it is remarkably consistent in both tone and quality. The merits of any of the show’s particular compilation sets depend upon the episodes collected. Hey Arnold is a […]
"MAD" New Clip & Stills from July 30, 2012, Premiere Episode "The Mixed Marital Artist/Aquaman vs. Wild"
Warner Bros. Animation has released the following video clip and stills from the next new episode of MAD, premiering Monday, July 30, 2012, at 8:45 PM (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network: Click any thumbnail below to enlarge: “The Mixed Martial Artist/Aquaman vs. Wild” Synopsis A silent movie star is kicked to the curb for America’s new […]
"Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated" Clips & Stills from July 30, 2012, Premiere Episode "The Night the Clown Cried"
Warner Bros. Animation has released the following video clips and stills from “The Night the Clown Cried,” the season 2 premiere of Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, debuting on Monday, July 30, 2012, at 2:00 PM (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network. Click any thumbnail below to enlarge: Plot Synopsis With the gang split up, Crystal Cove is being […]
FUNimation Entertainment Announces Multiple Acquisitions at Otakon Flower Mound, TX -July 28, 2012- FUNimation Entertainment announced today at Otakon that it has acquired the streaming, broadcast, home entertainment, video on demand and pay-per-view and DTO/DTR rights to the complete anime OAV series, Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar. This spin-off series takes place roughly 15 years […]