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A Final Word on the “Techtopus” Wage Suppression Scandal and its Implications

To read Mark Ames’s (should in a better world win him a Pulitzer) reports exposing this scandal for the for the first time: Click Here and Here. To Read up on my response and the news articles dealing with the scandal, click these links: http://www.toonbarn.com/disney/wage-fixing-scandal-hit-snag-court-doesnt-mean/ The Animation Anti-Trust Lawsuit now can go forward, which is […]

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Power Rangers Reboot Teaser Poster Released

Lionsgate and Saban have started teasing their upcoming Power Rangers film reboot with a new poster. While the poster doesn’t reveal much except for the silhouette of the Rangers, it does show the theme clearly: five teens given powersuits so they can fight aliens,” via the tag line “Together we are more.” The poster consists […]

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Costumes of The New Power Rangers Revealed

Last month, Elizabeth Banks’ costume as Rita Repulsa in the upcoming Power Rangers movie has been revealed and now, Entertainment Weekly released yet another sneak peek. This time around it’s the first photo of the Power Rangers in their new suits, which shows a noticeable bit of difference from the original’s spandex-heavy design. According to […]

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New Power Rangers Movie to Cast Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa

Here’s something that Power Rangers fans never thought would be possible. Elizabeth Banks (Effie Trinket, The Hunger Games) has been cast as Rita Repulsa in the upcoming Power Rangers movie reboot. The announced cast list also includes RJ Cyler as the Blue Ranger, Becky Gomez as the Yelllow Ranger, Ludi Lin as the Black Ranger, […]

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Saban Partners with Pop Girl Group Blush for Glitter Force

Saban Brands has recently announced a partnership with chart-topping pop girl group Blush, under which the five-member musical group would provide the theme song and several additional tracks for the upcoming Netflix kids’ series, Glitter Force. The series will consist of 20 episodes and will debut on the streaming service this Friday, December 18, 2015 […]

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Power Rangers Super Megaforce Finale Brings Back Tommy As The Green Ranger

Fans of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers will be glad to know that The Power Rangers Super Megaforce Finale (which aired yesterday,) brought back one of the most iconic rangers from that batch, Tommy Oliver (Jason David Frank), in the role that started everything for him: The Green Ranger. The Green Ranger will be joined by […]

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Roberto Orci Drops Out of Power Rangers Movie Reboot

It seems like Lionsgate’s planned reboot of the Power Rangers movie franchise has suffered a big setback, as one of the more notable names attached to the project – Roberto Orci – has dropped out despite some strong words of praise of the property. Orci, who is known for co-writing several recent rebooted franchises such […]

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Shout! Factory Plans to Bring Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger to North America

One of the pleasant surprises that came from the San Diego Comic-Con was the announcement that Shout! Factory is planning to bring Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger to North America via a DVD releases, with plans to turn it into the first uncut Super Sentai release on the U.S. The announcement was further confirmed via Shout! Factory’s […]

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Roberto Orci Gives Update on Upcoming Power Rangers Movie

In a recent interview with IGN, Roberto Orci discussed the upcoming Power Rangers movie in which he is serving as Executive Producer. Of course, with the same people behind X-Men: First Class, there’s no cause for concern over the quality at the moment. Orci addressed issues on whether it’s going to be a reboot for […]

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Sendokai Champions to Air on SyFy Kids

TVE, Planeta Junior, and Kotoc will be bringing their new co-pro effort Sendokai Champions to KidsCo’s exclusive SyFy Kids block tomorrow, October 10. The animated action-comedy will start airing new episodes every Thursday at 5 PM in local time zones through out Eastern Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Asia. This adds to the regions and networks […]

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Saban’s Vortexx Launches New Lineup on Saturday

This coming Saturday, August 17, Saban’s kid-oriented programming block Vortexx on the CW will be launching its new action-packed lineup, which includes new additions such as B-Daman Crossfire and The Spectacular Spider-Man, along with the edutainment-centric show The Adventures of Chuck & Friends. Of course, the powerhouse mainstays like Dragonball Z Kai, Sonic X, and […]

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Nottingham Forest and Saban Team Up for Sendokai Champions

Nottingham Forest has recently announced that their animated import Sendokai Champions will be debuting on Saban’s Vortexx on The CW during its 2013 to 2014 broadcast season. The series’ distribution will be managed by Saban Brands, as well as its merchandising and licensing rights in Israel and North America.