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Second "Sonic" Trailer Displays New Designs and More Content

“Sonic” Redesigned Cost Far Less Than Rumored $35 Million

Following the summer trailer release of the live-action Sonic the Hedgehog, online backlash forced a character redesign. Paramount released their latest trailer with the changes. An initial report on Twitter suggested an estimated redesign cost of $35 million. A source close to the production told Indiewire the cost was far lower to $5 million. Back […]


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‘Sonic The Hedgehog’: Check Out First Official Trailer, Poster Here

Paramount has fired the starting pistol on the first official trailer for Sonic The Hedgehog, Neal H. Moritz‘s feature film adaptation of the popular Sega video game character (and someone who we spent way too many hours with). Fans get the opportunity to see for themselves if the live-action/animated hybrid film has improved it’s look […]

‘Ninja Turtles’ First Look Features First African-American April O’Neil

With the “Cowabunga!” crew now complete, Nickelodeon gave us a first look at the cast of characters from their new 2D-animated series Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Set to premiere in September 2018, the new 26-episode series is co-executive produced by Andy Suriano (Samurai Jack) and Ant Ward (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) under the voice direction of veteran animation industry […]

Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Voice Cast Announced

The “Cowabunga!” crew is now complete, so start serving up the pizza! Nickelodeon‘s new 2D-animated series Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has found the voice cast for the fighting turtles and their allies. The new 26-episode series is set to premiere in 2018, co-executive produced by Andy Suriano (Samurai Jack) and Ant Ward […]

DuckTales Haunted Mansion Crossover

DuckTales Meets Haunted Mansion In New Halloween Shorts!

DuckTales is back with a vengeance, as the new show is now on Disney XD every week. So far so good on that front, as well. The show is delighting new and old fans alike. And now we are getting something really cool: a Halloween special is coming this year where Huey, Dewey, Louie, and […]

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Ben Schwartz/Laura Moses Millennial Comedy Lands At CBS

CBS has emerged the winner in what was an intense bidding war over Things You Should Already Know, an ensemble single-camera comedy about millennials from Ben Schwartz (House Of Lies), Laura Moses, Will Ferrell and Adam McKay‘s Gary Sanchez Productions, and CBS TV Studios. Based on the upcoming illustrated guide to millennial dating by Schwartz and […]

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DuckTales Episode 1 Review: A Great Introduction For Old Fans And New

DuckTales is back! I have been wishing for this day since I was eight years old. I was a pretty big fan of the original DuckTales when I was a kid, and of the ducks in general. The sense of adventure, mixed with humor and awesome voice talent captured my imagination — man, it was […]

Why Wait To Watch Disney XD’s ‘DuckTales’ Premiere? It’s Here! (VIDEO)

Coming-off of a “sneak preview” debut this past weekend, Disney XD has released the full, hour-long premiere episode of their DuckTales reboot online for free without subscription. The animated series will formally debut two new episodes on Saturday, September 23, and repeat episodes several times throughout the day (7:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 5:00 […]

D23: David Tennant Introduces ‘DuckTales’ Family On Stage In Video Message

It has been a busy weekend for the Tenth Doctor, as today David Tennant sent in a special video introduction to D23’s DuckTales panel. Tennant was previously announced as the new voice of Scrooge McDuck in the DuckTales reboot series, set to premiere as a one-hour movie presented for 24 consecutive hours on Disney XD […]

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Disney XD Announces DuckTales Premiere Date, New Theme To Obsess Over

Disney XD really wants you to know that they have a major reboot of DuckTales coming in August, and now we know when …along with a new opening and theme song to tease diehard fans. DuckTales premieres at midnight on Saturday, August 12, on Disney XD…but if you miss it, no worries: the hour-long mini-movie will be broadcast for […]