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Viz Media To Develop Original Animated Kids Series Gakkimals

VIZ Media has acquired the production and licensing rights to develop an original animated series based on the Japanese children’s property, GAKKIMALS. The series will be produced under license from ShoPro, a subsidiary of three of Japan’s largest publishing houses, Shogakukan Inc., Shueisha Inc. and Hakusensha Inc., that focuses on licensing …

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Ash Williams For President

Election season is upon us, and many Americans are searching for the right candidate to get behind this fall. Thankfully, Dynamite Entertainment arrives just before the end of the primaries to announce the entry of our own Independent candidate, Ashley J. Williams, in the all-new one-shot special, Army of Darkness: Ash …

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Rising Stars Develop An All-New Battlestar Galactica Series

Eisner Award-nominated writer Cullen Bunn’s star continues to rise, as critics rally around new projects like Harrow County, Blood Feud, and The Sixth Gun, as well as bestselling titles including Marvel’s Uncanny X-Men and IDW’s Micronauts. Now, as he returns to Dynamite for the latest chapter in the fan-favorite franchise, Battlestar Galactica, Bunn welcomes the talented Alex …

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‘Angry Birds’ Flies To The Top Of The Box Office

Angry Birds has officially flown the coop from popular mobile game to full-fledged movie stardom. Sony and Rovio’s animated film took to the No. 1 spot at the domestic box office with a strong debut of $39 million, while this crowded weekend’s other new releases — comedy sequel Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising and detective …

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‘Captain America: Civil War’ Holds On To Top Spot

Disney easily dominated the weekend box-office chart between Captain America: Civil War — which declined a respectable 59 percent in its second weekend to $72.6 million domestically — and The Jungle Book. Better yet, Civil War raced to $941 million worldwide, while Jungle Bookcrossed the $800 million mark globally. The top 12 movies of the weekend, …

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Warner Bros. Unveils Details Of ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’

Delve into the demented history of the Dark Knight’s arch nemesis – The Joker – as he sets out to prove insanity is only a horrifying moment away for anyone in the latest DC Universe Original Movie, Batman: The Killing Joke. Based on one of the best-selling graphic novels of …

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The Magnificent Seven To Be Released Worldwide In IMAX Theatres

IMAX, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and Sony Pictures Entertainment today announced that The Magnificent Seven, starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, and Ethan Hawke and directed by Antoine Fuqua, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format.  The Magnificent Seven, which Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Columbia Pictures present in association with LStar Capital and Village Roadshow Pictures, will be released into IMAX …

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‘Captain America: Civil War’ Blows Away Box Office

Marvel Studios and Disney’s Captain America: Civil War launched to a mighty $181.8 million in North America over the weekend, kicking off the summer box office in high style and scoring the fifth-best opening of all time, as well as the top launch of 2016 to date. In comparison, ‘Civil War’ earned …

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‘The Jungle Book’ Crushes Competition At Box Office

In its third weekend, the movie continued to exceed expectations, grossing $42.4 million in North America to crush new offerings star-studded ensemble comedy Mother’s Day and R-rated action-comedy Keanu. Heading into the frame, most thought Jungle Book would earn around $35 million, but numbers kept being revised upwards Saturday and Sunday. The top 12 …

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Toy State to Develop New Line of Toy Vehicles Featuring Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Toy State, a toy industry leader and innovator in licensed and highly stylized ‘lights and sound’ and radio-controlled (R/C) toy vehicles, has secured a licensing partnership with Nickelodeon Viacom Consumer Products (NVCP) to design, develop and manufacture lines of toy vehicles featuring the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles entertainment brand. The two-year …

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