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Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark turns ON the dark

Well, that sounds confusing! Unfortunately, it’s also true: the musical based on Spidey, called Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark, might not happen afterall. We reported about the Broadway show earlier this year, but since then, rumors have circulated that cast members have been released from their contracts and that funding has fallen out. There’s no official news yet from Marvel, the ...

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Dinosaur King trading card game roars to the top

Dinosaur King has become King of the Trading Card Games in the UK!! …Well, OK, we got a little ahead of ourselves. It’s not “king”, but it is in the top three spot! All in less than a year’s time for the Upper Deck TCG. Natalie Hilton, the marketing manager at Upper Deck’s UK office, agreed with how cool this is, saying; “The growth of Dinosaur King Trading ...

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Oobermind gets some voices

Oobermind, is in need of some voices to play the main stars. Or, at least, it was until now. Just this week, the upcoming film from DreamWorks Animation landed some big names to feature in the movie, including Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, and Jonah Hill. The CG animated movie, which is set to reach theaters on November 5th 2010, stars the super villain Oobermind, who feels like ...

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School Tree Day and National Tree Day get a new spokesflower

National Tree Day was created to get everyone caring about nature! In 1996, Olivia Newton John started the holiday, getting entire communities to start planting trees. School Tree Day has the same idea, getting students actively involved in helping the environment. A few weeks ago, the two days teamed up for a bit event in Australia, with hundreds of thousands of people stepping up to help ...

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Disney XD sets a ratings record

Between August 3rd and August 9th, Disney XD had a lot of people tuning in. In fact, it had more people watching during that week than ever before — since Disney XD launched in February, and even before that as Toon Disney. So were you there watching all these shows and bumping up Disney XD’s ratings? And, if so, what cartoon kept bringing you back for more? Phineas and Ferb, Kid ...

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Hero 108 sneak peek

Humans and animals were friends once. Once. That was before an evil trickster named High Roller convinced the animals that humans were their enemies. This set the world into a long and dark war of brutal attacks between the two groups. That is, until the Hero 108 First Squad arrived, to take on the evil High Roller and the Zebra Brothers. Sound cool? Well, it looks even better! See for ...

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Discovery Kids is still going

The Discovery Kids Network might not have much time left, but good news is in the future! As we reported earlier this year, the channel is soon to be reworked in the fall of 2010, when Discovery partners with Hasbro. Until that takes place, Discovery Kids will continue to run, and has even announced its lineup for the fall of 2009. The Ready Set Learn block will continue to be hosted by Paz, ...

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Have what it takes to be a sidekick?

The Cartoon Network has lots of characters. Lots of heroes. Lots of stars. As for some of the sidekicks, maybe they could use the competition, right? Wait, you agree!? …and you’re talking out loud to a ToonBarn story?! Well, if you think you can do better, maybe you should prove it! Cartoon Network is holding a casting call for a character to appear in a TV pilot. ...

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She-Ra Princess of Power on the Tube

In times of danger Princess Adora calls upon magical powers by holding aloft her sword to become She-Ra, Princess of Power! That’s right, aloft! Like her long-lost twin brother, this classic female heroine has the ability to summon great power by uttering a famous line, “For the honor of GraySkull, I am She-Ra!” Apparently for awhile, YouTube was pretty down in the ...

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Republic Heroes

One of Cartoon Network’s highest rated shows of 2008, with similar success so far in 2009, is about to get another beautiful game, according to LucasArts. Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Republic Heroes will be hitting stores in the US on October 6th of this year, reaching the Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, PSP, Nintendo DS, and PC. The Krome Studios game will put you ...

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ToonBarn hearts Twitter

Well, lookie what we got here! Some sorta romance between ToonBarn and Twitter! Now that Twitter and Tweeting and Twitorianating is all the rage, we decided we should get ToonBarn up and running on their services. Are you on there, following all sortsa folks? If so, why not give us a click! We have all of our cartoon news posted there, with a few daily updates, to make sure all the latest ...

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Cartoon Network’s Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins

About 40 years ago, Hanna-Barbera showed their first episode of the animated Scooby-Doo series. Now, in a little less than a month on September 13th at 7pm, Cartoon Network will be hosting the world premiere of the latest Scooby-Doo special, Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins on Sunday. Cartoon Network worked on the film along with Warner Premiere, known for its production of DC Comics animated ...

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