According to Variety, Netflix is working on an animated series based on the Blizzard hit action RPG, Diablo, with Hellboy screenwriter, Andrew Cosby, on board to helm the show. This falls in line with the success of their recent Castlevania adaptation, as well as rumors of Netflix’ interest in the franchise.
While the announcement hasn’t been officially confirmed as of yet, we should expect to hear more when BlizzCon hails from the Anaheim Convention Center on November 2nd.
Disney Animation has debuted a new trailer for Ralph Breaks The Internet (I guess they dropped the Wreck It Ralph 2 part, finally), and it gives us a much better view into the plot of the film, and many of its new characters. After Sugar Rush is damaged, and unplugged, Ralph and Vanellope travel to the internet to find the part and restore the arcade.
The film looks like it could hit just as well as the first, with plenty of memes, jokes, and video game references to be found. Ralph Breaks The Internet hits theaters on November 21st.
The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that a sequel to cult-classic Space Jam has been announced with Lebron James set to star alongside the Looney Tunes. On top of that, Ryan Coogler (Black Panther) will be producing the film, with Terence Nance (The Oversimplification Of Her Beauty) will direct.
“The Space Jam collaboration is so much more than just me and the Looney Tunes getting together and doing this movie,” says James, “It’s so much bigger. I’d just love for kids to understand how empowered they can feel and how empowered they can be if they don’t just give up on their dreams. And I think Ryan did that for a lot of people.”
The Official Twitter account for the Toho produced Godzilla anime series on Netflix has debuted a new poster for the upcoming Godzilla: Planet Eater, set to debut this November in Japan. Currently no release date is set for North America, but trends have it most likely in March 2019.
The poster gives us our first full look at Ghidorah in the series, doing battle with the plant-based behemoth, Godzilla. Hit the jump for a look at the full poster.
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Netflix and DreamWorks TV have unveiled the first official teaser trailer for the upcoming animated series, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. The trailer doesn’t reveal much but gives us our first glimpse of lead character, Adora, and her transformation into the legendary protector, She-Ra.
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power hits Netflix on November 16th.
The Disney Channel and LucasFilm have posted a first look trailer at the upcoming animated series, Star Wars: Resistance. The series takes place prior to the events of The Force Awakens and expands the Star Wars universe, taking flight with a one-hour premiere on Sunday, October 7th.
The incredible voice cast includes Christopher Sean (Days of Our Lives) as Kazudo Xiono, Suzie McGrath (East Enders) as Tam Ryvora, Scott Lawrence (Legion) as Jarek Yeager, Myrna Velasco (Elena of Avalor) as Torra Doza; Josh Brener (Silicon Valley) as Neeku Vozo; Donald Faison (Scrubs) as Hype Fazon, respectively; Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) as Poe Dameron; and Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones) as Captain Phasma. The series was created by renowned Lucasfilm Animation veteran Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels).
City Hunter is an iconic staple of anime, having seen plenty of various incarnations, including a live-action Korean film, and a version starring Jackie Chan. Now, it’s getting another refresh in the form of a fresh anime film, with the original voice cast returning. The original manga debuted in 1985, and stars main character Ryo, who attempts to chase down criminals while interacting with dangerous and beautiful women, a la James Bond.
City Hunter opens in Japan on February 8th, 2019.
Warner Bros. Animation has announced that one of the most famous animated series of all time will be heading to Blu-Ray on October 16th. Batman: The Complete Animated Series will include the entire run of the series, as well as both animated films, Mask of the Phantasm, and SubZero.
The box set will cost $113, includes 10 Blu-Ray discs, as well as three exclusive three Funko mini-figurines of Batman, Harley Quinn and The Joker and seven lenticular art cards. Only 30,000 copies of the box set are being produced. You can hit the jump for a full look at all of the incredible special features included, as well.
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Nickelodeon is in the midst of reviving many of their classic NickToon properties, and Rugrats is considered by many to be the gold standard. One of the greatest animated series ever made. Now, the show is returning with a new 26-episode series, and live-action/animated CG hybrid movie.
“Rugrats is hands-down one of the most celebrated cartoons in TV history, and we are thrilled for a whole new audience to meet these iconic characters in brand-new adventures,” Interim Nickelodeon President Sarah Levy said in a statement. “What was true in 1991 when the original show premiered is still true today: kids are fascinated with the world of babies. We can’t wait for today’s kids to meet Tommy, Chuckie and pals.”
Netflix has released the first official teaser trailer for Matt Groening’s latest animated series, Disenchantment. The trailer references his other famous projects, Futurama and The Simpsons, before introducing us to the King and his daughter, with little much else to go off of. Netflix also released an official synopsis, giving us a better idea of what to expect.
From the mind of Matt Groening, comes the 10-episode adult animated comedy fantasy series, Disenchantment, launching on Netflix, August 17, 2018. In Disenchantment, viewers will be whisked away to the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland, where they will follow the misadventures of hard-drinking young princess Bean, her feisty elf companion Elfo, and her personal demon Luci. Along the way, the oddball trio will encounter ogres, sprites, harpies, imps, trolls, walruses, and lots of human fools.
Lego has officially revealed their new Voltron set, and it is quite something. The kit is one of the largest robots that Lego has ever produced, coming in at a massive 2,321 pieces. Based on a design submitted by Lego Ideas user Len_D69, the Lego Ideas Voltron is based on the design first seen in the beloved 1984 animated series, rather than the version currently seen in Netflix and Dreamworks Animation’s Voltron: Legendary Defender.
The set includes the ability to form all 5 lions, as well as Voltron itself, as well as the Blazing Sword and Voltron’s shield. If you’re at SDCC, the Defender of the Universe will cost $180 and be available in limited supplies, or you can pick it up from the official Lego website starting August 1st. Hit the jump for more pictures of the fantastic set.
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Nickelodeon has revealed several new details on the upcoming animated reboot, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. In addition to the rocking new opening and theme song, seen above, it’s been revealed that Raphael and not Leonardo is the leader of the turtles in this early incarnation.
A release date is not currently set, but the series is expected to have a massive showing at this year’s SDCC, so expect more news, soon.
Sega has released the fourth part of their fantastic Sonic Mania Adventures series, and this episode follows newcomer Ray The Flying Squirrel, as he searches for his best Mighty The Armadillo.
Previous episodes of Sonic Mania Adventures can be found below if you’d like to catch up on this great, short series.
Castlevania showrunner Warren Ellis has confirmed on his Twitter that the second season of the animated video game adaptation has been delayed from a summer release, and will be hitting Netflix later this year, with an extended 8-episode release.
Ellis also confirmed that the show is set deviate slightly from its video game source material, with many surprises in store for fans. Even adding that the back half of the season made director Samuel Deats cry while recording. An official release date has not been set, but expect more soon, perhaps from SDCC.
Bovi and Andy return to celebrate the release of The Incredibles 2 after a long, 14-year wait, by chatting about the family’s nemesis: Syndrome!
The guys chat about his origins, as well as in depth details on Syndrome’s diabolical plan to both restore, and destroy the world of superheroes, not to mention all his crazy tech! Be sure to check out the links below to listen, and rate & review on iTunes!