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New Disney+ Marvel Production Details Revealed

In addition to the previously announced Cassian Andor news, Disney revealed new details about their about their Marvel production during their recent investor press conference. First, Disney officially confirmed that Tom Hiddleston will indeed be returning to reprise his role as Loki in his own show on the service. Second, Disney confirmed that the series that will revolve around Wanda Maximoff/ Scarlet Witch and Vision will be titled, “Wandavision.” Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany will return to portray their characters. Thirdly, it has been revealed that the series that follows Bucky Barnes and Sam Wilson will be knownRead More


She-Ra Princesses of Power Season 2 Trailer Streamed

Entertainment Weekly recently revealed an exclusive trailer for the upcoming second season of She-Ra Princesses of Power, which was first shown during the official She-Ra Princesses of Power panel at Wondercon 2019. Entertainment Weekly also provided a summary for the second season of the series. “Firmly at the lead of the Princess Alliance, Adora embarks on a quest of self-discovery to learn more about her past and her future as She-Ra. With Catra rising the ranks of the Horde, the Rebellion must fight to thwart her next attack. “ The second season of She-Ra Princesses ofRead More


Hyper Light Drifter TV Series in Production

Polygon has reported that Alx Preston, the creator of Hyper Light Drifter, has confirmed that a TV series is in production based on his game. For those who are not aware Hyper Light Drifter is a 2D action role-playing game developed by Preston’s indie studio, Heart Machine. The game was released for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2016. The game later was released for the Nintendo Switch in September 2018. The series will be produced by Adi Skankar, who is known for working on the Netflix Castlevania animated series as wellRead More


More Bakugan: Battle Planet Japanese Dub Cast Members Revealed

The official Japanese Bakugan: Battle Planet website has updated with the announcement of more cast members for the Japanese dub for the series. The newly announced cast members include: Jun Fukushima: Wynton Styles Chinatsu Akasaki: Lia Vinegas Yumi Uchiyama: Shun Kazami Aki Kanada: Lightning Shun Horie: Trox Kaori Nazuka: Pegatrix Aoi Ichikawa: Hydorous Daichi Kanbara: Howlkor Shōhei Kajikawa: Magnus As reported earlier it was revealed that Dan Kouzo will be voiced by Rie Takahashi and Shunsuke Takeuchi will be voicing Drago/ Dragonoid.  Spin Master provided a description for the series. When Bakugan began emerging from theRead More


Disney’s Aladdin 2019 Trailer #2 Streamed

Walt Disney recently released a new trailer for the upcoming live-action Aladdin film. The recent trailer features a look at several new scenes including Aladdin’s journey through the marketplace and some more scenes involving the Genie. The trailer also features a short preview of the new rendition of “A Whole New World.” Disney’s Aladdin will premiere in theaters on May 24, 2019.


Batman VS. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Official Trailer Streamed

Recently the first trailer for Batman VS. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was released online. For those who are not aware, the film is an upcoming animated film based on the Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic miniseries. The trailer features a look at the premise of the film and also takes a look at several of the characters in the film. Batman VS. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will be released on home video in late spring 2019. Batman, Batgirl and Robin forge an alliance with The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to fight against the Turtles’Read More


Bakugan: Battle Planet Japanese Dub Details Revealed

The official Japanese Bakugan: Battle Planet website has updated with new details for the Japanese dub for the series. For those who are not aware, the series is a reboot of the Bakugan Battle Brawlers franchise. The series debuted on Cartoon Network and Canada in December 2018. It was also reported that the series would also air in other countries sometime in 2019. The official website revealed an official poster for the upcoming Japanese dub of the series. The confirmed voice actors so far include: Rie Takahashi: Dan Kouzo Shunsuke Takeuchi: Drago/ Dragonoid SpinRead More


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