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Transformers: War For Cybertron Animated Series Heading to Netflix

Hasbro recently announced during their Toy Fair 2019 Hasbro Investor Preview Event that a new animated series based on the Transformers brand is in the works. The series will be titled, “Transformers: War For Cybertron,” and will be produced by Rooster Teeth and animated by Polygon Pictures. The series will be streamed exclusively on Netflix. TFW2005 provided official details on the upcoming series. [The] series “will explore the expansive universe of Cybertron in a way that audiences have never seen before,” said John Derderian, Director of Anime for Netflix. Transformers veteran FJ DeSanto — who has worked on the franchise’s animatedRead More


Transformers Cyberverse Season 2 Trailer Streamed

Cartoon Network recently released a new trailer for the second season for Transformers Cyberverse.The trailer features a look at the premise of the second season and showcases several of the new characters. Some of the new characters that will appear in the second season includes Cheetor, Lugnut, and Lockdown, just to name a few. The trailer also features a look at what looks like the “Spark Armors” that were revealed earlier. The second season of Transfomers Cyberverse is set to premiere on Cartoon Network this Fall. In Season 2 of Transformers: Cyberverse, the Autobots are closer thanRead More


Batman And The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Crossover Animated Movie Announced

SyFyWire has announced that an animated film based on James Tynion IV and Freddie Williams II’s Batman/ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic miniseries will be released on home video this Spring.  The voice cast consists of: Troy Baker: Batman, Joker Darren Criss: Raphael Kyle Mooney: Michalengelo Baron Vaughn: Donatello Eric Bauza: Leonardo Rachel Bloom: Batgirl Tom Kenny: the Penguin John DiMaggio: Mr. Freeza Tara Strong: Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy Carlos Alazraqui: Bane Cas Anvar: Ra’s al Ghul Those who are interested can check out the voice preview of Criss’ take on Raphael in the movieRead More


Official Images: Transformers Cyberverse 2019 Preview

Kotaku has recently revealed a first look at some of the upcoming toys for the Transformers Cyberverse toyline. Each of the new main line figures revealed include a new Spark Armor, which can be used to armor up the various figures. The revealed figures are stated to release in August 2019.  The revealed toys include: Battle Class: $14.99 Prowl Jetfire  Sky-Byte Starscream Elite Class: $24.99 Optimus Prime Bumblebee Megatron Ark Power Optimus Prime: $49.99 While I haven’t been really impressed with the Transformers Cyberverse line due to mediocre designed figures and poor QC issues I thinkRead More


‘Howard the Duck’, ‘M.O.D.O.K.’ Animated Series & More Announced For Hulu

Collider has reported that Marvel Television has announced that they will be producing four new shows for Hulu.  The four series are stated to be target towards an adult audience so it will quite a different experience compared to the currently running animated shows based on Marvel properties.  The upcoming shows will be called: Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. Marvel’s Hit-Monkey Marvel’s Tigra & Dazzler Show Marvel’s Howard The Duck The four series will lead into a special that will follow up into a special called Marvel’s The Offenders. Collider provided descriptions for all four shows and the special. Marvel’sRead More


Disney’s Aladdin 2019 Full Trailer Streamed

Disney recently released a full trailer for the upcoming Aladdin live-action film. The latest trailer features another look at the film’s setting and also features a look at several of the characters. Some of highlights includes another look at Agrabah’s marketplace and a look at Jasmine (Naomi Scott). The trailer also features a first look at Will Smith as the all powerful Genie. The live-action Aladdin film will premiere in theaters on May 24, 2019. While I was bit skeptical about the film when Disney revealed the teaser trailer I have become a bit more excited about theRead More


Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie in Production

Deadline has reported that a movie based on Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is currently being produced by Nickelodeon Studios and is set to release on Netflix. The project was announced during the recent first-quarter earnings call between Viacom and the Wall Street analysts. During the call, Viacom CEO Bob Bakish, had this to say about the project. “This partnership with Netflix is part of Nickelodeon and Viacom’s broader efforts to tap into Nickelodeon’s library of culturally resonant properties and produce new content for third-party digital and linear platforms,” Viacom CEO Bob Bakish said duringRead More


Justice League vs. The Fatal Five Trailer Streamed

IGN recently updated their official Youtube channel with a first full look trailer for Justice League vs. The Fatal Five. For those who are not aware, the film is an upcoming DC animated film that is set in the DCAU.  The trailer features a look at the setting of the film. This DC animated movie finds the Earth’s future hanging in the balance when the Justice League faces a powerful new threat – the Fatal Five. But the Justice League discovers an ally from another time in the peculiar Star Boy – brimmingRead More


She-Ra Princesses of Power Season 2 Premiere Date Announced

The official She-Ra Princesses of Power twitter page has updated with a season 2 announcement trailer the series. The trailer reveals that the second season of the series will premiere on Netflix on April 26.  Netflix provided a description for the series. Soldier Adora finds a magic sword — and her identity as legendary hero She-Ra. She joins the Rebellion, but her best friend stays with the evil Horde. Currently it is unknown how many episodes the season will consist of so stay tuned for updates. The first season may have not been groundbreaking inRead More


Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts Trailer Streamed

Marvel Entertainment recently released a new trailer for Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts. For those aren’t aware, Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts is a 22 minute special based on Ghost Spider. The special was first revealed alongside the second special, which will be titled, “Marvel Rising: Heart of Iron.”  …Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts features the return of Dove Cameron (“Descendants 3”) and Booboo Stewart (“Descendants 3”) in the brand-new special that follows fan-favorite Ghost-Spider teaming-up with the Secret Warriors to bring down the villains Sheath and Exile for good. Can team leader Quake (Chloe Bennet of “Marvel’s Agents ofRead More


Justice League vs. The Fatal Five’s Voice Cast Revealed

The Hollywood Reporter has recently revealed the voice cast for the upcoming DC animated film titled, “Justice League vs. The Fatal Five.” For those who are not aware, the film was first unveiled at San Diego Comic Con 2018 and was set for a 2019 release date. The film is also the 11th Justice League animated film. Bruce Timm will working as the executive producer on the project. Justice League vs. The Fatal Five will revolve around the Justice League as they fight the powerful Fatal Five in order to find the Green Lantern, JessicaRead More


The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part Trailer #2 Streamed

Warner Bros. recently released a new trailer for The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. The latest trailer reveals another look at the setting of the film and features some brand new characters. The trailer also takes a look at Rex Dangervest, who is one of the new characters that will be making a debut appearance in the sequel. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part will premiere in theaters on February 8, 2019. The much-anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, global box office phenomenon that started it all, “The LEGO® Movie 2: The Second Part,” reunitesRead More


Devil May Cry Animated Series in the Works

IGN has reported that an animated series in in the works based on the Devil May Cry video game franchise. The series will be helm by Adi Shanker, who for those who are not aware, worked on the Netflix Original Castlevania animated series. According to IGN, Adi Shanker confirmed that the series “will join Castlevania in what we’re now calling the bootleg multiverse.” Adi Shanker also posted about his involvement in the project on his official Twitter page. Open for business. pic.twitter.com/TCT5JH9fXz — Adi Shankar (@adishankarbrand) November 16, 2018 No other details are confirmed at this timeRead More


She-Ra and the Princesses of Power “Facing Catra” Clip Streamed

Dreamworks has updated their official Youtube channel with a clip for She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. The clip features a look at Adora and her allies fighting off against the evil Horde and Catra. The first season of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power will debut on Netflix on November 13. Fighting Catra won’t be easy for Adora. She’s going to need more than the power of She-Ra on her side. Watch She-Ra, Glimmer, and Bow band together in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, on Netflix November 13th! So far I am liking what IRead More


She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Release Date Moved Up

iO9 recently reported some new details about “She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.” First, it has been revealed that the series has moved up from it’s November 16 premiere date to November 13.  Next, i09 revealed a new trailer for the series, which features a look at the various princesses who will be featured on the show. Lastly, they revealed some new stills for the series, which features several of the main characters. The first still features a look at She-Ra fighting against Catra while the second still features a look at Netossa, Spinnerella, and Glimmer. Read More