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See Harry Potter as an 80s Cyberpunk Anime

The Harry Potter franchise is not the first thing that will come to mind when you think of the word Cyberpunk (though you could eventually connect the two given some of the gadgets and visuals in the films), but Nacho Punch has recently posted a parody video that bridges the gap, reimagining J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter franchise as an 80s Cyberpunk Anime in the same vein as Akira. You can ...

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Harry Potter Spin-Off: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

When Warner Bros. and J.K. Rowling announced that a new Harry Potter-related film is in the works, we knew that we had not seen the last of Harry Potter yet. Even after the last book in the series was shown on the big screen, there was this nagging feeling that it is not the end. After all, the world of Harry Potter is vast and ripe for a spin-off. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them will ...

Warner Bros. Releases Harry Potter for Kinect
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Warner Bros. Releases Harry Potter for Kinect

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Eurocom have jointly announced the North American release of a new Harry Potter game for Xbox 360’s Kinect. The game will allow players to join Harry, Ron, and Hermione on an fun-filled magical adventure through Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and beyond. Harry Potter for Kinect will utilize the state of the art face recognition technology ...

J.K. Rowling Launches Harry Potter Reading club
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J.K. Rowling Launches Harry Potter Reading club

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling will be taking part in a worldwide webcast hosted by Scholastic.com on October 11, 2012 at 12n. The webcast will be done in support of the new Harry Potter Reading Club, which will be launched on the same day. The webcast will be presented by the Harry Potter Reading Club, and will be broadcast live all over the world as it takes Rowling virtually, from her home ...

Harry Potter Gets a Kinect Videogame
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Harry Potter Gets a Kinect Videogame

Fans of Harry Potter who own an Xbox360 and a Kinect will now get a chance to experience the world of J.K. Rowling’s hit novel and movie franchise to the best that technology can offer. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Eurocom has joined forces to introduce the Harry Potter for Kinect videogame, which is exclusive to the xbox 360 system. ...

Target Secures Asian Broadcast Rights for Horrid Henry
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Target Secures Asian Broadcast Rights for Horrid Henry

The UK based rights management group Target Entertainment has recently inked a new deal that gives them broadcast rights for Novel Entertainment’s Horrid Henry, which includes an Asian deal following ATF. The first two seasons of Horrid Henry was picked up by Cartoon Network for the AsPac region, which includes New Zealand, Australia, China, and India. The Icelandic public broadcast company ...

Highest Grossing Animated Project of 2011
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Highest grossing animated project of 2011 is a video game

…and it’s not a videogame about a cartoon show either, but a realistic war game: Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 has a launch that is not only the biggest in the videogame industry, the Activision game can boast of numbers that will eclipse even the openings of Adventures of Tintin and Kung Fu Panda 2 combined. The game sold 6.5 million units in NA and UK, earning $400 million and well on ...

The Smurfs top Cowboys and Aliens, Captain America at the box office
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The Smurfs top Cowboys and Aliens, Captain America at the box office

At first thought, you probably wouldn’t think there’s anything similar between lil blue critters, space aliens, old western cowboys, and patriotic super soldiers. And yet, all of them crammed into the top three spots at the box office this weekend. Captain America: The First Avenger took third in the group with $25 million, and the other two films, Cowboys & Aliens and The ...

Captain America: The First Avenger to the box office
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Captain America: The First Avenger to the box office

Next summer is going to be very crowded with Marvel’s comic book super heroes. When The Avengers film hits theaters, we’ll have Thor, Iron Man, Hawkeye, and a whole slew of other Disney icons ready to battle anything that comes their way. But their story wont be contained just in the single film; rather, we’ve had Nick Fury recruiting the cast for some time now, with some of ...

Captain America: The First Avenger in theaters today
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Captain America: The First Avenger in theaters today

The long wait is finally over; Captain America is back in theaters. Now, we say “back” loosely, as his previous stint starring Matt Salinger isn’t all that memorable, outside of comedy. Chris Evans hopes to reverse the tide, using the mighty of Marvel and Disney to bring The First Avenger to prominence. Theaters are already a bit crowded, with Transformers: Dark of the Moon ...

Harry Potter cartoon? Harrey Podder: Say the Magic Word for Deathly Hallows
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Harry Potter cartoon? Harrey Podder: Say the Magic Word for Deathly Hallows

As everyone on planet earth is now aware, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 is a box office juggernaut, setting a multitude of records and on it’s way to becoming the top grossing film of all time. Or, at least, that’s how the pace has been set. With this much success in the live-action field, we can only wonder if the next step is to maybe finally introduce an animated ...

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