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Warner Bros. Struggles to Recruit NBA Stars to Join Lebron James’ Space Jam Sequel

Warner Bros.’s sequel to the live action/animation hybrid sports comedy film Space Jam already secured Lebron James as one of its live action stars. But it looks like WB is struggling to find other NBA superstars to join the roster. And the reason is: shoe endorsements. It’s not as shallow as you may think. Each of the NBA stars that WB courted have their own shoe endorsement deals. But ...

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Devil’s Due Comics Turns Bernie Sanders into a Superhero

If the image of Bernie Sanders dressed as He-Man got you wondering if we’re doing a late April Fool’s Joke, no. That’s an actual thing. Chicago-based publisher Devil’s Due Comics will release a new one-shot comic book titled Talk Bernie to Me! The Bernie Sanders Special and AOC Surprise on July 3. Details on the actual story are sparse, but promises to give the two-time presidential ...

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Miraculous finds new U.S. TV home on Disney Channel

Maybe the third time will be the charm for Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir on TV in the United States. After a challenging run on Nickelodeon, as well as a successful one on the ill-fated KidsClick, the show has found a third linear home: Disney Channel. The mouse house is airing episodes from the first two seasons of the shows at 2-3PM and 5:30AM on weekdays. The show has been airing ...

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AT&T and Turner Collaborate on Captain Planet Game for Earth Day 2019

In celebration of Earth Day 2019, AT&T and Turner joined forces to produce a new mobile game based on the Captain Planet franchise. Titled Captain Planet: Gaia Guardians, the app is now available and FREE to download on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. Captain Planet: Gaia Guardians will see players joining the Planeteers Kwame, Wheeler, Linka, Gi, and Ma-Ti as they team up to ...

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Chinese Courts: Mecard doesn’t violate Bakugan patents, but Sky Warrior does

In what Choirock is calling a “complete victory,” the Guangzhou Intellectual Property Court in China has dismissed a patent infringement case against Mecard. Bakugan maker Spin Master filed a lawsuit in 2016, alleging the Mecard toyline violated technology it developed. Spin Master appealed the decision, but the Chinese court upheld the verdict last month and the case is now closed. ...

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One Punch Man and Naruto Movies Make Their Way to Canada via Tubi

VIZ Media recently announced that the popular Naruto movies, Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow, Legend of Stone of Gelel, and Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom will be making their way to Canada. And they will bring along the first season of One Punch Man TV series and its upcoming second season. The anime movies and shows will stream for free via Tubi VOD (tubi.tv). For many Canadian fans, ...

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WATCH: HBO Backstories – The Game of Thrones

HBO recently launched a short-form series titled HBO Backstories. This is an animated peek at some of their favorite HBO shows and characters. The episodes feature stories from the network’s roster of talent, performers, and creators. The participants also lend their voices for the narration, while their stories are made into reality by a different top-notch animation team. The latest one ...

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New TV Spot for Toy Story 4

Disney-Pixar has just released a new TV spot for its highly anticipated sequel to Toy Story 4. The movie is due in theaters on June 21, so we still have a lot of time for promotional material. There’s already a lot of info about the movie, including the presence of new characters (such as Bo Peep’s sidekick Giggle (voiced by Alli Macki), but it’s always nice to see new footage from film, ...

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Warner Preps New Movie Based on Minecraft

Warner Bros. is looking to bring yet another popular franchise to the big screen. This time around, it’s the mega successful sandbox game, Minecraft. The news is not exactly surprising, given that the project was already announced back in 2014. It was already scheduled for a 2019 release, but production seems to have stalled a little bit. And now it’s been given a new release date, March 4, ...

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New Canadian Station, Toon-A-Vision, Adds Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL to Lineup

There is a New Canadian cable station called Ton-A-Vision. And it is adding its first anime series to its programming lineup, and it is none other than the mega popular kids’ action advetnure Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal. The series is now airing in HD on weekdays at 4:30 PM and weekends at 9AM. The anime series is being produced by Gallop studio in Japan, but the rights for the North American region ...

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Mattel launches new Rescue Heroes web-series

American toy manufacturer Mattel has debuted a fresh look for its Rescue Heroes preschool property through a new web-series. The 2019 relaunch of the franchise sees a new generation of heroes led by Billy Blazes save the day in natural and man-made disasters. The first of a series of animated shorts debuted earlier this week on the Fisher Price YouTube channel. New episodes will be added ...

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Justice League vs The Fatal Five Interviews at WonderCon

ToonBarn’s Marc Morrell was at the World Premiere of Justice League vs The Fatal Five and conducted several interviews with the cast and crew at WonderCon 2019. Justice League vs. The Fatal Five has arrived on 4K Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack as of April 16, 2019, from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. It is available on the DC Universe streaming service and can be purchased in Digital ...

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