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2nd Trailer for FullMetal Alchemist Live Action Film Unveiled

After the slightly limited teaser released last year, the official website for the live action film adaptation of the Fullmetal Alchemist manga/anime has just released a meatier 50-second trailer that shows longer scenes involving the protagonists, the Elric Brothers, in their childhood and present/grownup versions. While the subpar CG effects on live action adaptations of anime franchises like ...

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Netflix Teases Live Action Death Note Adaptation Through New Trailer

After almost a decade of false starts, Vertigo Entertainment’s acquisition of the remake rights to Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata’s Death Note anime/manga property is finally bearing fruits via live action adaptation from streaming (and now original programming) giant Netflix. It won’t be available until this summer, but Netflix has seen it fit to remind everyone via a new teaser ...

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The Latest Trailer of BFG Released

Steven Spielberg’s The BFG trailer has been released. Premiering on July 1 in theaters, the new feature adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic is produced by Amblin Entertainment and Disney Studios in association with Walden Media. The latest trailer shows the Big Friendly Giant and some of the magical scenery of Giant Country. The film focuses on Sophie, a 10-year-old human girl (Ruby Barnhill) ...

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Twirlywoos All Set for Season 2

Ragdoll Productions and DHX Media announced that CBeebies (UK broadcaster) has commissioned the second season of Twirlywoos, a stop-motion/live-action hybrid preschool series. According to DHX president and COO Steven DeNure, preschoolers and parents’ response to the series has been extraordinary. He also stated that Anne Wood, together with her Ragdoll team have made another charming and funny ...

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FUNimation to Stream Live Action Prison School in November

After the successful Japanese premiere of the live action Prison School drama last week, FUNimation has recently announced that the first and second episodes of the drama will be streaming on their service at 12:11pm ET/11:11am CT on November 3, with new episodes launching every Tuesdays at 10:11am CT afterwards. The live action adaptation of Akira Hiramoto’s cult favorite adult comedy manga is ...

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Scout & The Gumboot Kids to Premiere on CBC

Two Story Productions has recently announced that season one of the stop motion animated/live-action hybrid series Scout & The Gumboot Kids will be debuting on Kids’ CBC. The premiere episode will air on October 19, 9:55 am, Regular broadcast schedule will be on the same time from Mondays to Fridays. The series is targeted towards preschoolers and will serve as the bridge between the ...

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8 Minute Gameplay Footage from Attack on Titan Action Game

There have been a couple of attempts to adapt Hajime Isayama’s hit Attack on Titan franchise into game form, with varying amounts of success. Now, it’s Omega Force’s turn at the wheel, and an 8 minute video featuring the gameplay has been released by Youtuber South Pathnet (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC49wvG9xDSnIT0vxYL-1hdg). The audio is in Japanese, but it’s all about the action ...

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TEASER: Live Action Prison School

A live action adaptation of Akira Hiramoto’s seinen manga series Prison School was revealed a few days ago via the announcement of the cast, but now we’re getting something a little bit more tangible – a teaser trailer for the show itself. Unfortunately, it’s a little thin as far as content is concerned due to the limited screen time, clocking in at a mere 15 seconds. However, it does ...

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WB Planning an Animated Scooby Doo Film

This will be good news to people who are fans of the Scooby Doo franchise but hated the live action adaptation: Warner Bros. has recently announced plans to produce a new film based on the Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? franchise with Tony Cervone (Space Jam, The Looney Tunes Show, Scooby Doo! Mystery Incorporated) helming the project. The difference this time around is that the film will not have ...

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MEGA64 Recaps Dragon Ball Z Frieza Saga in 5 Minutes

With the English dub release of Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F looming and Dragon Ball Super proving to be a hit, it is important for many longtime and new fans to have an easy way to recap one of the most significant story arcs in the franchise – the Frieza saga. However, even the massively streamlined Dragon Ball Kai would take you several hours to marathon. Thankfully, the good folks over at ...

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Disney Reveals Plans for Live Action Aladdin Movie

Disney has recently revealed to The Hollywood Reporter that they are developing a live-action spin off of one of their animated classics, Aladdin. With the working title “Genies,” the spin-off serves as a prequel and origin story of the powerful yet jolly genie and how he ended up being trapped in his lamp. The scribes are Damian Shannon and Mark Swift, who are best known for the Friday the ...

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Disney Planning Live Action Take on Fantasia’s Night on Bald Mountain

According to a recent report by The Hollywood Reporter, Disney is planning to produce a live action movie based on the Night on Bald Mountain segment of their 1940 animated classic Fantasia. The project is still in the early stages of development, but Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless have already been tapped for script-writing duties while also serving as executive producers. The Night on Bald ...

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