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Guillermo Del Toro Announces "Pacific Rim 2", Animated Series, New Comics

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In a brief video released by Legendary Pictures this evening, director Guillermo del Toro announced to the world that plans are going forward for a sequel to the 2013 sci-fi monster film Pacific Rim, as well as spinoffs in the form of a new animated series and more comics following up on Pacific Rim: Tales from […]

Heavy Metal & Pukeko Pictures Adapting "Rat Queens" as TV Toon

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Variety reports that Heavy Metal and Weta Workshop’s Pukeko Pictures are adapting the Image Comics series Rat Queens into an animated TV series. The comic (by Kurtis Weibe and Roc Upchurch) describes itself as a “sass-and-sorcery” story, centering on a quartet of foul-mouthed beer-swilling adventurers: Hannah the Rockabilly elven mage, Violet the hipster dwarven fighter, […]

Art For 2014 Comic Con Souvenir Book Released

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The 2014 Comic Con is nearly upon us – only a little over a month to go – and the art work for the official souvenir book of the annual industry convention has been released. This year, the official 2014 Comic Con Souvenir Book honors the 75th anniversary of Batman by featuring the pencil-and-ink Batman-themed […]

Hasbro Rolls Out Toy Licensing Announcements

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International toymaker Hasbro will be appearing at this year’s International Licensing Expo in Las Vegas with a few announcements of its upcoming licensing arrangements for its signature toy lines that include Transformers, My Little Pony and The Littlest Pet Shop. Among the announcements… TRANSFORMERS The Transformers brand celebrates the 30th Anniversary in 2014 with the […]

PR: Looney Labs and Cartoon Network Announce CN-Themed Fluxx Games

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LOONEY LABS AND CARTOON NETWORK ENTERPRISES ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO CREATE CARTOON NETWORK-THEMED FLUXX GAMES Regular Show and Cartoon Network Fluxx games will be available beginning this summer COLLEGE PARK, MD. – June 9, 2014 – Looney Labs and Cartoon Network Enterprises have announced a licensing partnership to create Cartoon Network-themed versions of the award-winning Fluxx […]

The Doctor Will See You Now

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There they were, Beverly and Eugene Strange, innocently vacationing in Philadelphia in 1930 and minding their own business when suddenly, they find themselves bringing forth the birth of one Stephen Strange – aka Doctor Strange – and now the Doctor will have his own feature film directed by Scott Derrickson, who also directed “Sinister” and […]

Brolin Gets Thanos Nod

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Josh Brolin has been named as the actor who will play Thanos of Titan in the next Avengers film “Avengers: Age of Ultron”. Brolin has already made a voiced “appearance” as Thanos in the upcoming “Guardians of the Galaxy” film. “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is currently scheduled to release on May 1, 2015.

Japanese Soccer Stars Recreate Flash Kicker's Twin Goal

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You know World Cup is getting tantalizingly closer when two members of Japan’s World Cup team – Takahiro Ogihara and Hotaru Yamaguchi – have time to work on their creativity by recreating the iconic “twin shot” performed by Flash Kicker [Captain Tsubasa] from the popular manga animation series, comic book and video game…

Charlie Cox Is Daredevil

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Charlie Cox [“Boardwalk Empire”] has been selected to be The Daredevil, one of Marvel’s comic book superheroes, for a 13-episode series on Netflix. Cox will play Matthew Murdock – aka Daredevil – a blind attorney-at-law who becomes the crimefighting superhero. “Daredevil” is slotted to begin its first season in early 2015.

PR: MCM London Comic Con smashes attendance record, tops 100,000 visitors

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MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY MCM London Comic Con smashes attendance record, tops 100,000 visitors Last weekend saw MCM London Comic Con pass the 100,000 visitor mark for the first time, smashing the Excel-based event’s previous highest attendance record. Show organisers revealed that 101,600 attendees came through the doors of […]

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