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DreamWorks Planning Two More How to Train Your Dragon Films

Hollywood has this fixiation with trilogies, as many franchises are either pure trilogies or split into two trilogies, just to keep that magic number 3 going. However, DreamWorks wants to break form a little bit, as the successful How to Train Your Dragon franchise – originally intended to be a trilogy – might be getting a fourth installment. It’s not set in stone yet, though. ...

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Upcoming Initial D Films Will Be a Trilogy

Avex Entertainment has recently posted a 30 second teaser for their upcoming anime movie Shin Gekijo-ban Initial D: Legend 1-Kakusei (Awakening)-. Aside from giving a glimpse of the forthcoming anime film, it also reveals that the film will only be the first part of a trilogy. ...

Newtype Confirms Madoka Magica Film Trilogy
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Newtype Confirms Madoka Magica Film Trilogy

The latest issue of Newtype has confirmed that the hit anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica will get its own feature film, but instead of a single film adaptation, the Madoka Magica series will instead get a big screen trilogy. Puella Magi Madoka Magica revolves around a fictional reality, where there are magical creatures that can grant one wish to a chosen girl, on the condition that said ...

Batman's The Dark Knight Rises teaser trailer
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Batman’s The Dark Knight Rises teaser trailer

We’re now one year away from the conclusion to Christopher Nolan’s Batman saga. From Batman Begins to The Dark Knight and now, next summer, The Dark Knight Rises. Very little has been revealed about the film, though much has been teased and rumored. We knew of Bane. We read about Selinda Kyle and maybe even Catwoman. We’ve heard maybe Ra’s al Ghul will be reborn or ...

Star Wars: The Clone Wars, McDonald's Happy Meal Strikes Back
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Star Wars: The Clone Wars, McDonald’s Happy Meal Strikes Back

Right now, folks over at Cartoon Network and LucasFilm are hard at work on the 4th season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. It’s not Happy Time, it’s Work Time. But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy ourselves as much as possible, and McDonald’s is ready to sign up with that idea! That’s why, right now at participating McDonald’s, you can walk right in, use ...

The Padawan Menace brings LEGO Star Wars to Cartoon Network
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The Padawan Menace brings LEGO Star Wars to Cartoon Network

When a routine Jedi Academy field trip is turned into some sort of cosmic adventure, we figure this has to be the makings of some awesome new Star Wars bit. Apparently, LEGO thought the same thing, as they’re currently working on a made-for-TV special movie based in the LEGO Star Wars universe called The Padawan Menace. Master Yoda leads a group of Jedi kids through the Senate chambers ...

LEGO Star Wars: The Padawan Menace on Cartoon Network
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LEGO Star Wars: The Padawan Menace on Cartoon Network

Just the other day, ToonBarn reported that Lucas was prepping a LEGO Star Wars made-for-TV animated special, and now we’re ready to fill in some of the details! The special, titled LEGO Star Wars: The Padawan Menace, will premiere Friday, July 22nd, at 7pm on Cartoon Network. The Lego Group and Lucasfilm join “Force”s to bring the 30-minute, brand new adventure to all us ...

Ultimate Spider-Man spins a web for Marvel
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Ultimate Spider-Man spins a web for Marvel

What happens you bring Marvel Comics together with the Man of Action team? That is, the folks behind the Wolverine, Iron Man, Ben 10, Generator Rex, and Ultimate Alien? Spidey Sense tingling!! That’s right, the result is the upcoming Ultimate Spider-man cartoon, bringing the Disney superhero to Disney XD later next year. Just as Marvel readies the relaunch of Peter Parker on the big ...

Pixar and Disney bring Toy Story marathon to Starz
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Pixar and Disney Toy Story marathon on Starz

Three of the greatest animated films of all time will be cramming their way into a single weekend! If you’ve got the Starz network, and a general love of all things toon, then this is the party for you. Today, April 16th, Starz will be showcasing Toy Story, Toy Story 2, and the premiere of Toy Story 3 starting at 6pm. As if that wasn’t awesome enough, the entire Pixar and Disney ...

Star Wars Forces the Complete Saga, Prequel and Original Trilogy to Blu-ray
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Star Wars Forces the Complete Saga, Prequel and Original Trilogy to Blu-ray

Before there was Clone Wars, there were Star Wars. …actually, the timeline gets a little tricky, but it is safe to say it all happened “a long time ago.” Finally, after years of waiting, fans have “Forced” George Lucas to bring the Star Wars trilogy to Blu-ray. …actually, the two trilogies! At the recent CES 2011 event, Lucas announced three separate ...

Adult Swim scores big with Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III
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Adult Swim scores big with Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III

Was the force with you? Cartoon Network recently rolled out a several-part Robot Chicken special entitled Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III, and fan reaction could not have been better! Filling out an hour of the Adult Swim program block, the episode focused on Emperor Palpatine, Darth Vader, Boba Fett, and Gary the Stormtrooper each revealing secret side stories that filled the Star Wars ...

Pixar's Toy Story 3 earns Disney another spot in the $1 billion club
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Pixar’s Toy Story 3 earns Disney another spot in the $1 billion club

Not only are the toys back in town, the toys are in the money! Just last week, Pixar’s Toy Story 3 became the highest grossing animated film of all time, besting DreamWorks Animations’ Shrek 2. A few weeks before that, the Disney film crossed the $400 million dollar mark. Now, the box office receipts make it official, as Toy Story 3 moves into the incredibly exclusive $1 billion ...

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