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Hasbro Acquires Boulder Media

Hasbro, Inc. has recently announced that they have acquired the Dublin-based animation company Boulder Media, which is a multi-award winning studio responsible for a string of high profile franchises, such as Wander Over Yonder, Go Jetters, and Danger Mouse among others. Boulder Media will continue to produce shows for third party clients but will do so as a wholly owned subsidiary of Hasbro, ...

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Soon: Season 2 of Transformers: Robots in Disguise

The Autobots will be returning to Cartoon Network for the second season of Transformers: Robots in Disguise. The Hasbro Studio production will have its debut on the first quarter of 2016. According to Hasbro’s chief content officer and executive VP Stephen Davis, “Transformers: Robots in Disguise continues to be a massive hit with kids across the country, launching with an outstanding debut ...

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Hasbro gears up for Blazing Team

Producing a foreign brand for western consumption can be hard, so Hasbro has taken a unique route to exporting China’s #1 yo-yo line Blazing Teens. Rather than adapting one of the franchise’s various animated series, or pulling a Power Rangers with its live action incarnations, the toy giant has decided to forge ahead with a new cartoon. Created in association with franchise ...

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Hasbro and Sony Team Up for My Little Pony Holiday Album

Hasbro Studios has recently joined forces with Sony Music/Legacy Recordings in order to release a My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic holiday album titled ‘A Pony Kind of Christmas.’ The album is scheduled for release this coming Friday, November 6th and will come with an impressive collection of classic and original carols performed by the cast of My Little Pony: Friendship is magic, with ...

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Paramount Acquires Live Action Film Rights to Beyblade

According to a recent Deadline report, Paramount Pictures has just acquired the rights to produce a live-action film adaptation of the mega popular Beyblade brand. The studio is planning to use the license for a feature film that will be produced by Mary Parent through her Disruption Entertainment banner. ...

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DreamWorks-Hasbro Merger Put on Hold

We’ve previously posted an entry about a possible merger between DreamWorks Animation and Hasbro, but it seems like the merger has been put on hold. The supposed reason of the talks breaking down is that Hasbro’s stock fell when news of the talks got around. ...

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DreamWorks and Hasbro Mulling Over Merger

According to a recent report by Deadline.com, there are “deeply engaged” talks underway between animation powerhouse DreamWorks Animation and toy and media outfit Hasbro over a possible merger. The report states that the merged company could be called DreamWorks-Hasbro, with both sides agreeing to keep Jeffrey Katzenberg as chairman of the new merged company. ...

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Hasbro Announces Plans for My Little Pony Film

According to a recent Variety report, Hasbro is currently on track to deliver yet another nostalgic and popular property to the big screen, this time it’s the My Little Pony franchise. The project is scheduled for a 2017 release, says the report. The script will be penned by Ice Age 4: Continental Drift’s Joe Ballarini, and distribution will be handled by Hasbro’s new label, Allspark ...

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Disney Consumer Products Launches Star Wars Rebels Product Line

Disney Consumer Products has just unveiled a new line of merchandise designed to celebrate the release of the new CG animated action series, Star Wars Rebels, on October 3rd on the Disney Channel, followed by regular airings on Disney XD on October 13th. The series will introduce new adventures from the beloved franchise and a whole bunch of new memorable characters. The merchandising line will ...

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The Hub Network Renews My Little Pony for 5th Season

Twilight Sparkle and the rest of the gang will be returning to celebrate the friendship of magic via the hit animated series My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, which The Hub Network has recently renewed for its fifth season. The Hasbro-produced fifth season is expected to air on the Hub Network in 2015. The season is said to consist of 26 episodes. ...

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