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New Live-Action BEN 10 Movie in the Works

New Live-Action BEN 10 Movie in the Works

According to Variety, a live action full-length feature based on Cartoon Netowrk’s Ben 10 has been greenlit by Warner Bros, hoping that the new film will be the first in a new movie franchise. Joel Silver, producer of the 2008 live-action adaptation of Speed Racer, is helming the project, while scripting duties have been given to Albert Torres, who is fresh off the recently shelved Akira ...

Greatest TV Cartoon Theme Songs #3: Speed Racer

Greatest TV Cartoon Theme Songs #3: Speed Racer

Speed Racer was the first Japanese cartoon bought by an American Production company, overdubbed in English, and edited for children. It set the precedent for more English-spoken adaptations of Japanese animation. The large red M on the hood of the Mach 5, Speed Racer’s amazing race car, was assumed by U.S. viewers to stand for the Mach 5. In reality, it is the emblem for Mifune Motors, the ...

Is Nicktoons the fastest growing kids network?

Is Nicktoons the fastest growing kids network?

Even though they’re very specific numbers, ratings can often be skewed to mean what you want them to mean. Maybe if you score low in one range, but higher in another, you can claim it was an off-week for your TV show, or maybe that it’s what you wanted all along! So when Nicktoons, Nickelodeon’s little cousin, makes a claim that they are the fastest-growing kids network, it ...


Speed Racer brings the goods

The Speed Racer world is growing by leaps and bounds with tons of new updates for us, both online and mobile. The iTunes App Store now features a Speed Racer App. Full-length episodes of Speed Racer: The Next Generation and the classic animated Speed Racer series can be found at YouTube, Hulu, Joost, and Crunchyroll. And now, Nokia customers can watch both animated series through ZooVision on ...


Mundo Nick (Nickelodeon Latin America) announces its lineup

Nickelodeon Latin America has spouted off its lineup of shows that you guys down there will love!  In addition to the shows already there last season (iCarly, Naked Brothers Band, Fairly OddParents, Tak and the Power of Juju, and SpongeBob SquarePants) the new season will include: The Mighty B!, The Penguins of Madagascar, Speed Racer, Jimmy Two Shoes, Back at the Barnyard, True Jackson VP, and ...

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