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Light the Signal, Batman The Dark Knight Returns to theaters July 20, 2012
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Light the Signal, Batman The Dark Knight Returns to theaters July 20, 2012

Even with a number of animated DVD appearances, Batman, the famed caped crusader of DC Comics’ Gotham City, hasn’t been seen in a feature film since 2008’s The Dark Knight, and Batman Begins before that. That film became the then-second (now third, thanks to Avatar) highest grossing film of all time with $533 million in the US, $1 billion worldwide. Now, Warner Bros. and ...

Pixar goes viral with fake Lots-o-Huggin Bear commercial ads for Disney's Toy Story 3
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Pixar goes viral with fake Lots-o-Huggin Bear commercial ads for Disney’s Toy Story 3

The Toy Story universe is filled with toys. The original featured all the classics, from Mr. Potato Head to Monkeys in a Barrel. With the sequel Toy Story 2, we got a few new cowboy and cowgirl toys, amongst others. In the third Disney and Pixar film, the CG, 3D, and HD Toy Story 3, our lovable group of toys is dropped off at a daycare center filled with new toys added to the mix; some ...

Marvel reveals the first look at Thor
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Marvel reveals the first look at Chris Hemsworth’s Thor

Thor, the Norse God of Thunder, and also one of Marvel’s best selling comic book super heroes, is soon to also add “movie star” to his resume. The latest film from the Disney owned Marvel Studios is set to hit theaters on May 20th of 2011, almost exactly a year from today. In honor of the upcoming date, Paramount Pictures today revealed a first teaser glance at Chris ...

DreamWorks has How to Train Your Dragon sequel in the works
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DreamWorks has How to Train Your Dragon sequel in the works

Shrek has sequels. Madagascar has sequels. Kung Fu Panda is working on a sequel. Clearly, DreamWorks Animation has done a great job at building franchises with their CG animated hits, so it’s no surprise that their latest and greatest adventure How to Train Your Dragon will become the next to get the sequel treatment. The original “Dragon” is currently a repeat box office ...

Teletoon and Cyber Group's Academie Royale
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Teletoon and Cyber Group’s Academie Royale

Teletoon, the animation juggernaut, is teaming up with Cyber Group Studios, another animation juggernaut, on a brand new upcoming CG animated series called Academy Royal (aka Academie Royale). The series, created by Cyber Group and Sieun Design, follows three tween apprentice princesses in a talent competition, the world-famous Academie Royale. Ange, Melle, and Liz are determined to win its ...

B.C. and Wizard of Id from comics to toons
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B.C. and Wizard of Id from comics to toons

Over 50 years ago, Johnny Hart started what would later become an icon of comic books: a strip called B.C. Not ten years later, Hart again struck gold with a comic strip of his creation called The Wizard of Id. During the next 6 decades, the two toons have run in thousands of newspapers, both national and international, evolving to a legendary status like Peanuts. Now, each has a shot of ...

Marvel's Iron Man: The Complete Animated Series
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Marvel’s Iron Man: The Complete Animated Series

On May 7th, theaters are opening up millions of seats for adoring fans to see the premiere of Iron Man 2. It might be difficult to grab a ticket for the premiere, but what if we told you Marvel, Disney, and good ole Stan Lee were bringing some metallic super hero straight to your home on May 4th? In steps Iron Man: The Complete 1994 Animated Television Series on DVD! Considered the Ultimate ...

Nickelodeon welcomes Pocoyo
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Nickelodeon welcomes Pocoyo

Nickelodeon has long since been known as a pioneer in the world of animated series. Helping continue that streak, the company’s sister channel, Nick Jr., will soon be broadcasting the CG animated series Pocoyo. The series, produced by Zinkia and ITV Studios Global Entertainment, will make its English-language premiere in the US, but it has long since been popular in other areas of the ...

Ultimate Spidermonkey, Ben 10 Ultimate Alien
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Ultimate Spidermonkey, Ben 10 Ultimate Alien

Ben 10 Ultimate Alien is like an enhanced version of Ben 10 and Ben 10 Alien force. And, with that logic in place, it’s easy to see how the aliens and various forms Ben can transfer into have become enhanced, themselves. How? The power of the Ultrimatrix, the new series’ upgraded Omnitrix. Through that, we’ve seen Ultimate Swampfire, Utlimate Humongousaur, Ultimate ...

TheCW4Kids to become Toonzai, says 4Kids Entertainment
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TheCW4Kids to become Toonzai, says 4Kids Entertainment

There once was a time, before 4KidsTV, when Fox’s Saturday morning cartoon block was called FoxBox. Before The WB’s cartoon block became TheCW4Kids, it was the KidsWB. It seems like cartoons are always evolving and changing, and apparently the people at 4Kids Entertainment and The CW felt it was time for a re-branding of their Saturday block, as well. To kick off this Fall’s ...

New trailer for Batman: Under the Red Hood
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New trailer for Batman: Under the Red Hood

There is lots of great super hero news going on lately; not the least of which is Marvel’s upcoming Iron Man 2 film. Not to be outdone, DC Comics and Warner Bros. team once again under the Warner Premiere name for the next DC Direct-to-Video animated hit, Batman: Under the Red Hood. The movie will adapt Judd Winick’s 2005 comic book storyline; Batman is pitted against a mysterious ...

Mademoiselle Zazie, by Cyber Group
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Mademoiselle Zazie, by Cyber Group

What’s it like being a girl? What’s it like being a boy? What’s it like being in love when you’re 7? First or all, can you be in love when you’re 7? The doubts, the jealously, the breaking up, the clichés, the friendship, the anger, the despair, the tenderness, the ecstatic-or the simple-moments of happiness… It’s like a whirlwind of soap-opera style emotions, all crammed ...

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