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Spin Master Brings Play to Life with New Programming, Licensed Products for 2016

Spin Master has announced an exciting array of new licensing partnerships with top entertainment properties and iconic brands for the Fall 2016 season. The company is also preparing for the debut of Rusty Rivets, its new, highly anticipated animated series which will be broadcast on Nickelodeon. From new titles, to …

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Dynamite Welcomes Caitlin Kittredge To The World Of Grimm

Dynamite Entertainment announced that acclaimed dark fantasy author Caitlin Kittredge will write the all-new Grimm comic book series, slated for release in September 2016. The new series, set during the acclaimed NBC television show’s fourth season, pairs the author of Vertigo’s celebrated Coffin Hill series with sensational artist Maria Sanapo (DC Comics …

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YO-KAI WATCH Season Two Premieres On Disney XD August 1st

LEVEL-5 abby Inc.‘s hit series YO-KAI WATCH is continuing its North American expansion — with a season two pick-up by Disney XD for 50 episodes, near-doubling season one’s 26-episode run.  Additionally, all 26 episodes of season one are now streaming on Netflix. The second season on Disney XD will premiere on Monday, August 1st at 12:30 ET/PT.  The expanded …

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‘Finding Dory’ Finds Box Office Records

Thirteen years after Finding Nemo first hit theaters, Pixar and Disney’s sequel Finding Dorymade a gigantic splash at the box office, landing the biggest domestic opening of all time for an animated title with $136.2 million from 4,305 theaters. It’s also the only animated movie to crack the overall list of top 20 …

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Activision Blizzard Studios Expands Pioneering Skylanders Franchise Into Television


Activision Blizzard announced that “Skylanders Academy,” the first production by Activision Blizzard Studios—its newly created television and film studio—will premiere in Fall 2016 on Netflix. “Over the last five years, millions of families around the world have welcomed Skylanders characters into their homes. Now, they’ll be able to watch their …

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‘The Conjuring 2’ Scares Off Box Office Competition

In a relatively weak box office weekend, James Wan’s sequel to 2013’s record-breaking supernatural thriller summoned up $90.350 million at the worldwide box office, making The Conjuring 2 #1 in its opening weekend in North America and expecting to be #1 internationally, outside of China. New Line and Warner Bros.’ spooky The …

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‘Batman: The Killing Joke’ Coming to Select Movie Theaters July 25

 The dark journey into insanity begins as “Batman: The Killing Joke” gets the big-screen treatment for one night on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. local time. Fathom Events, in partnership with Warner Bros., is teaming up with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation and …

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Warner Unveils ‘Suicide Squad’ Licensing

This summer, Super-Villains will take over in the highly anticipated big screen action adventure Suicide Squad, marking the theatrical debut of some of the most beloved bad guys in the DC Universe, including Deadshot, Harley Quinn, Killer Croc, Katana and Enchantress, and bringing back to the big screen one of the …

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Starz Renews ‘Outlander’ For Books Three and Four

Starz Chief Executive Officer Chris Albrecht announced the network has ordered “Book Three” and “Book Four” for the Golden Globe-nominated STARZ Original series “Outlander,” the critically-acclaimed original series executive produced by Ronald D. Moore and adapted from Diana Gabaldon’s international bestselling books. Once again partnering with Sony Pictures Television, this …

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Batman: The Killing Joke To Premiere At Comic Con

Continuing a decade-long tradition, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) will host the World Premiere of its latest DC Universe Original Movie – this time, the highly anticipated Batman: The Killing Joke – on the Friday night (July 22, 2016) of Comic-Con International in San Diego. The premiere will spotlight the …

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