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Machinima’s Transformers Power of the Primes Animated Series Premiere Date Announced

Recently the official Transformers facebook page has updated with the announcement that Transformers Power of the Primes animated series will premiere on May 1. For those who are unaware, Transformers Power of the Primes is the third and final chapter of Machinima’s Prime Wars Trilogy. Currently it is unknown where the show will air exactly, however it is very possible it will premiere on the Go90 network looking at the official promotional image below. https://transformersprimewars.tumblr.com/post/170990297208/dont-miss-the-final-chapter-transformers-power  


F. Gary Gray to Direct Live Action M.A.S.K. Film

Deadline has reported that Paramount has recently made a deal with F. Gary Gray to direct the live-action film adaptation of the M.A.S.K. franchise. For those who are unaware, M.A.S.K. is a 80s property that was created by Kenner.  M.A.S.K stands for Mobile Armored Strike Kommand, and features a team of heroes in control of Matt Trakker as they fight against the evil organization named Venom.  As the team swiftly are looking for writers for the project, the film is stated to be  “…a contemporary subculture movie with a youth empowerment angle.” No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned forRead More


Marvel Rising Animated Series Character Designs Revealed

Marvel announced last Winter that a new animated series titled, Marvel Rising was in the works. For those who are unaware, Marvel Rising is animated miniseries that consists of six, four minute digital shorts that features a special team of heroes. The series along with it’s accompanying film titled, “Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors,” are set to premiere later this year. Today, the character designs and descriptions were revealed. The team consists of: Gwen Stacy aka Ghost-Spider (formerly Spider Gwen) voiced by Dove Cameron (“Descendants,” “Hairspray Live”) – a free spirited teen who found her calling to beRead More


Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Trailer Streamed

The official Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Facebook page has updated with the first trailer for upcoming series, “Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” The trailer features a look at the setting of the series and features a look at the main heroes and some of the villains. Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is set to premiere on Nickelodeon this September.  


Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy Premiere Date Announced

Recently it has been revealed that the next series based on the Transformers: Rescue Bots franchise will be airing on Discovery Family. The next series titled, “Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy,” will premiere on the network this Fall. The series was initially stated to premiere in 2019, so it is interesting to see the series will air earlier than expected. Cynopsis Media states: Season 8 of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic premieres Saturday, March 24 at 11:30a, with two back-to-back episodes. “We’re excited because this season picks up where the movie last year left off, and we have six new characters,” SondonRead More


Star Wars Rebels Finale Trailer Streamed

The official Star Wars Youtube channel has updated with the finale trailer for Star Wars Rebels. The latest trailer features a look at some of the events that will be featured in the action packed three part finale.   “A Fool’s Hope,”  “Family Reunion,” and“Farewell,” will premiere on Disney XD on Monday, March 5 at 8:30 P.M. ET/PT.   Ezra calls in all his favors to rally a ragtag group and liberate his home world of Lothal once and for all in the final episodes of Star Wars Rebels. Star Wars Rebels was a fantastic series inRead More


Star Wars Rebels “Here We Go” Trailer Streamed

The official Star Wars Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Star Wars Rebels. The latest trailer titled, “Here We Go,” features the Rebels going on their way to find way back to the Jedi Temple. The next episode of Star Wars Rebels titled, “Wolves and a Door,” will premiere on Disney XD on Monday, 26 at 9 P.M. ET/PT.  


Sonic the Hedgehog Live-Action Film Set For 2019 Release Date

The Hollywood Reporter has recently reported that Paramount’s live-action film adaptation of the Sonic the Hedgehog video game franchise is currently set for a November, 15, 2019 release date.   As reported earlier, the production team consists of: Jeff Fowler – Director Tim Miller, Toby Ascher – Executive Producers Neal H. Moritz, Takeshi Ito, Mie Onishi – Producers Dmitiri Johnson, Dan Jevons – Co-producers Andrea Gianetti – Overseer Patrick Case, Josh Miller – Script writers Paramount Pictures, Marza Animation Planet – Production studios No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.  


Official Images: Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Toys

The Collider has recently revealed the first look at the upcoming toys based on the Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series.  As expected, Playmates Toys will be making a variety of products based on the show such as roleplay, figures, playsets, and more.  The figures will be released in various scales starting from 3.25 inches and up to 11 inches.  The figures will be priced around $8.99-$19 depending on the scale of figure. The bikes and 2-in-1 Turtle Tank will be priced at $19.99 and $34.99 respectively.  Similar to the recent turtles incarnation the new show will also beRead More


Transformers Cyberverse Toys Revealed

Gizmodo has recently revealed the first look at the toys based on upcoming Transformers Cyberverse animated series. For those who are unaware, Transformers Cyberverse is the latest upcoming animated series based on the Transformers brand. As reported last December, each episode of the series will run for 11 minutes and be set into chapters with the first season running for 18 episodes.  With the show currently set for a 2018 premiere expect these to release sometime this year.   As expected for toylines based on the Transformers brand the new toys will be released in several class assortments. However, unlike theRead More


Star Wars Rebels “Bring Her Back” Trailer Streamed

The official Star Wars Youtube channel has updated with an new trailer for Star Wars Rebels. The latest trailer features the Rebels as they set out to rescue Hera. The next episode of Star Wars Rebels titled, “Jedi Night,” will premiere on Disney XD on Monday, February 19 at 9 P.M. ET/P.T.  


Batman Ninja English Dub Trailer Streamed

Warner Brothers has recently updated their Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Youtube channel with a new trailer for the upcoming DC animated film titled, “Batman Ninja.”  The latest trailer features a look at the English Dub for the film.  Batman Ninja will be released digitally on April 24.  The film will later be released on Blu-ray (Steelbook), Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVD on May 8. The confirmed English cast consists of: Roger Craig Smith: Batman Tony Hale: The Joker Grey Griffin: Catwoman Tara Strong: Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy Fred Tatasciore: Gorilla Grodd, Deathstroke Yuri Lowenthal: Robin Adam Croasdell: Nightwing/AlfredRead More


Usagi Yojimbo Animated Series in the Works

It has recently been reported that an animated series based on Usagi Yojimbo is the works by Gaumont and Dark Horse Entertainment. The series will be produced by Dark Horse Entertainment, James Wan, and Stan Sakai, the creator of Usagi Yojimbo.  Fans of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles should recognize this character through his various cameo appearances, however this will be the first time he will be getting his own animated series. The CGI series is stated to begin production in 2018 and is currently in the process of searching where it will air. Nicolas Atlan, president of animation at Gaumont, had thisRead More


Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Official Character Designs Revealed

The official Teenage Mutant Ninja Mutant Ninja Turtles twitter has updated with the first look at the character designs for the upcoming animated series.  For those who are unaware, the next series will be a 2D animated series titled, “Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”  The series will feature some major changes including Raphael being the leader of the turtles and for the first time April O’Neil will depicted as an African American. Official character art for @Nickelodeon's all-new series, Rise of the #TMNT! pic.twitter.com/2opzbPjC4F — TMNT (@TMNT) February 1, 2018 Rise of the Teenage Mutant NinjaRead More


Netflix Castlevania Series’ Second Season Premiere Date Announced

Over the weeked, Warren Ellis, writer and editor for the Netflix Castlevania animated series, has announced that the second season will premiere on the platform this Summer.  As reported earlier last year the season is stated to be consisted of 8 episodes.  Currently no other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. FAQ: people keep asking, so I guess word didn't get around? We're coming back this summer, for eight episodes, from @Netflix. pic.twitter.com/HckIke4REI — Wᴀʀʀᴇɴ Eʟʟɪs (@warrenellis) January 19, 2018