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GI Joe Toys Invade Burger King

The food is delicious. The movie is awesome. Now, they’re brought together for a …deliciously awesome combo! Paramount and Burger King have partnered up to bring the new G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra movie to your local Burger King in the form of toys for a BK Kids Meal promotion. The event can get you one of eight toys based on the movie — or, if you’re really hungry, ...

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The Secret of NIMH

Paramount is working on a movie version of Robert C. O’Brien’s book “Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH.” This is the second theatrical adaptation; MGM previously released “The Secret of NIMH,” a 1982 Don Bluth animated film. The story centers on a mouse named Mrs. Frisby, who must protect her family when threatened by a farmer’s plow. She enlists a ...

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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen rules the movies

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen dominated the box office during it’s opening weekend, serving as the first mega-blockbuster of the year. The movie pulled in more than $110 million over this past weekend, as Autobots and Decepticons duked it out. Opening last Wednesday, the movie made $201 million in it’s first five days, ranking second place of all time to Batman’s The ...

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The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

It’s got Paramount involved. Sony’s involved. Even film legend Steven Spielberg is involved! Everyone is working on the new 3D motion-capture feature film The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, getting it ready for theatrical release December 23rd, 2011. The movie is the first of a series of feature films based on Herge’s Tintin, and has high hopes of being a ...

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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen game

The upcoming Transformers movie just wouldn’t be complete without a corresponding video game! Activision Publishing comes to the rescue, bringing us Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen the video game. For voices, the game will feature Shia LeBeouf and Megan Fox, as well as the famous Peter Cullen and Frank Welker, Optimus Prime and Megatron, respectively. The game, from DreamWorks ...

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Go, Diego, Go …to the UK!

The famous Diego, who stars in Nickelodeon’s “Go, Diego, Go,”, is …GOing to the UK later this year, with brand new toys and products. Fisher-Price will be introducing a new line up of toys and figures based on the series, and Paramount Home Entertainment will be bringing a range of DVDs featuring shows that aired on Nick Jr. UK. Beyond all that, 2K is set to launch Go ...

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Monsters vs. Aliens rules the box office

Monsters vs. Aliens, the latest Paramount and DreamWorks CG animated movie, continues to dominate the theaters as it tears up box office numbers. This was it’s 4th week in theaters and remained in the top 5 films for the weekend, bringing it’s total to over $160 million. It is a monster success! …and an alien success! ...

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Monsters vs. Aliens is a monster (and alien) success!

Monsters vs. Aliens broke Imax theater records when it opened a week back — it had the largest Imax 3D opening ever with $5.1 million dollars across almost 150 screens. The DreamWorks Animation SKG and Paramount movie is available in both 2D and 3D, and has already made close to $75 million dollars! Not bad, big guys!! ...

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SpongeBob SquarePants’ 10th Anniversary

The upcoming 10th anniversary for SpongeBob SquarePants is getting bigger and greater every second of the day!  All month long, Walmart Stores are celebrating with a special SpongeBob shop called “The Happy Place”.   The shop offers exclusive SpongeBob clothes and accessories, a DVD package, the SpongeBob vs. The Big One DVD, toys, and much more! ...

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Night Shyamalan’s The Last Airbender

Nickelodeon recently featured a clip of M. Night Shyamalan’s upcoming (has-to-be-awesome) movie, The Last Airbender, starring the formerly only animated Avatar.  The clip of the Paramount and Nickelodeon joint-project film was introduced by Dev Patel who plays Lord Zuko.  More details were promised soon, so stay TOONed to ToonBarn! ...

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Avatar’s ‘Zuko’ now has a face

M. Night Shyamalan’s upcoming live action film, Avatar: The Last Airbender, based on the popular Nickelodeon anime title, has finally found someone worthy of portraying Zuko.  Dev Patel, star of the recent hit Slumdog Millionaire, will take on the role of the Fire Nation’s evil Zuko, which was originally to be played by Jesse McCartney until schedule conflicts arose. The Last ...

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