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.
Continue reading “Lego’s Official Voltron Set Unveiled”
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!
Warner Bros. Animation has announced a new series bringing back the classic characters, Looney Tunes Cartoons, but rather than go the traditional route, they’re doing something a little different. Each episode will consist of a series of short animations, ranging from 1-6 minutes, with each one being illustrated by a different animator, giving them each a completely unique feeling.
Looney Tunes Cartoons places these characters into the hands of some of the best artists in the business and into an animated shorts format that will remind many of the time when they first fell in love with Bugs, Daffy, Porky and the rest of the gang.
DreamWorks Animation has revealed the first official trailer the epic conclusion to the How to Train Your Dragon trilogy, titled How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. The sequel sees our heroes discover and entirely new world of hidden dragons, a new threat to their existence, and even a girlfriend for Toothless, the last Night Fury.
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World hits theaters on March 1st, 2019.
Sony Pictures Animation has shared the first full trailer for Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse and it is an absolute thing of beauty, with incredible animation and visual styles at work. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (The Lego Movie) are producing with Bob Persichetti on directing duties.
Shameik Moore(The Get Down, Dope) voices Miles Morales in the film, and he is joined by Liev Schreiber as Kingping, Mahershala Ali Miles’ Uncle Aaron, Brian Tyree Henry Miles’ father Jefferson, Luna Lauren Velez as Miles’ mother Rio, Lily Tomlin as Aunt May, with Hailee Steinfeld as Spider-Gwen, and Jake Johnson as Peter Parker. Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse hits theaters on December 14th.
Warner Bros. Animation has released the first official teaser trailer for the sequel to the smash success, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. The film takes place in a post-apocalyptic Bricksburg after the events of the first film. The trailer gives us more of what made the first film so fantastic, and this looks to be just as great.
Reprising their roles from The LEGO Movie are Chris Pratt as Emmet, Elizabeth Banks as Lucy, Will Arnett as Batman, Nick Offerman as Metal Beard, and Alison Brie as Unikitty. They are joined by Tiffany Haddish, Stephanie Beatriz, and Arturo Castro as, respectively, newcomers Queen Watevra Wa-Nabi, Sweet Mayhem and Ice Cream Cone. The film hits theaters on February 8th, 2019.
Disney has released the first official trailer for Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-It-Ralph 2, and it’s filled to the brim with cameos and easter eggs. The sequel sees Ralph (John C. Reilly) and Vanellope (Sarah Silverman) take to the internet and discover all it has to offer.
The first trailer is pretty funny, and there are so many easter eggs to take in, it’s actually ridiculous. Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-It-Ralph 2 hits theaters on November 21st.
Sega has released the third episode of Sonic Mania Adventures, introducing us to Knuckles in the latest adventure. Previously we were introduced to Tails, and Sonic & Dr. Eggman.
Sonic Mania is available for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Sonic Mania Plus arrives on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in North America and Europe on July 17th, 2018.
USA Today has debuted three new images from the upcoming Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-it-Ralph 2, that feature our first look at several new characters and some incredibly returning ones, as well.
Not only do we meet two internet-based characters that will be debuting in the film, but we get our first look at Vanellope Von Schweetz crashing a meeting between every Disney Princess that’s ever been put on the film by the House of Mouse. Hit the jump to check out all of the new images.
Continue reading “New Images From Wreck-It-Ralph 2 Debut”
Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network have unveiled a first look at the upcoming DC Super Hero Girls animated series. The series boasts “fresh character designs” from Emmy Award-winning producer Lauren Faust, whose previous work includes the likes of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, and Super Best Friends Forever, from the old DC Nation block.
What started as a series of webisodes for DC Animation has grown to become a wildly successful toy franchise, and direct-to-DVD animated movie series, and now has the chance to grow beyond even that. Proving that there’s absolutely a market for superheroes with young girls. Hit the jump to read the full synopsis.
Continue reading “First Look at DC Super Hero Girls”