The newly released poster for the upcoming “Avengers: Age of Ultron” movie [release date: May 1, 2015] features Ultron’s drone army encircling the core group of Avengers while a mysterious caped figure – thought to be Vision, Tony Stark/Iron Man’s artificial intelligence butler – is blotted out by the sun.
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 […]
Superheroes continue to be big business at the box office, even as the stories are beginning to get repetitive and threadbare. Disney’s Big Hero 6 is the first animated feature based on a Marvel Comics property, although admittedly an obscure one. If it is somewhat lacking in originality, it more than compensates with an enormous […]
Walt Disney Home Entertainment has released new clips from Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy, which is available now on DVD. SOFIA THE FIRST: THE CURSE OF PRINCESS IVY Arrives on Disney DVD February 24th, 2015 Features a Full-Length Adventure with Special Appearance by Rapunzel! Plus Three Additional Episodes and a FREE Exclusive […]
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THIRTY YEARS OF TURTLE POWER! An Exhibit at the ToonSeum from Now through April 26, 2015 The ToonSeum’s latest exhibition celebrates the iconic hit franchise Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. This retrospective will be on display at the museum from February 7 through April 26, 2015. 2014 marked the 30th anniversary of […]
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 […]
The video streaming and rental site Netflix has gained extensive streaming rights to DHX Media’s Inspector Gadget sequel series and Boulder Media’s reboot of Danger Mouse. In a press release DHX Media identifies Netflix as the “exclusive US home” for Inspector Gadget, which is planned to premiere in March for American viewers. Netflix also has […]
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 […]