Brand Licensing

Brand Licensing Europe 2014

Colorful characters from around the world will convene in London for the annual L&M confab. This year marks the 16th edition of Brand Licensing Europe, taking place October 7-9 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Star Wars’ Adds 2 to ‘Episode VII’ Cast

Crystal Clarke and Pip Anderson have been cast in Star Wars: Episode VII as the result of an open casting call that attracted some 67,000 hopefuls seeking a role in the much-anticipated ... Continue Reading →
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Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Voice of Animated Alfred, Dies

Actor Efrem Zimbalist Jr., best known as a suave leading man of 1950s-1970s television who also provided the voice of Alfred in Bruce Timm’s Batman: The Animated Series (1992-95) ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive: Animating ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 swings into theaters this weekend ... Continue Reading →
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MAD’s Kevin Shinick Talks About the 100th Episode

It’s hard to believe that Cartoon Network’s popular MAD series will hit the big 100th episode mark this week. The Emmy and Annie Award-nominated series will premiere a special ... Continue Reading →
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Country-wide Halloween ComicFest Kicks Off

Good news, comic fans: all across the country, participating comic-book shops will be celebrating Halloween ComicFest (this means free comics are on offer)–the second largest ... Continue Reading →
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Rainmaker Launches Mainframe Ent. TV Division

Vancouver-based Rainmaker Entertainment today announced that it is launching its television division and naming it Mainframe Entertainment. “We are excited to focus our television ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Jumpstarts Dormant ‘Akira’ Movie

Here’s some good news for diehard fans of the seminal 1988 anime feature Akira. Variety reports that director Jaume Collet-Serra (Unknown) is in discussions to return to lead ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Comics Launches New Cross-Platform Promotion

To ride the popularity of the studio’s live-action features and animated series on Disney XD and Cartoon Network, Marvel Entertainment has launched a cross-platform promotional ... Continue Reading →
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Updated Fairy Tales ‘Oz’ and ‘Hansel’ Come Home

Updated re-imaginings of fairy tales have been all the rage of late, with two of the year’s highest-profile features arriving this week on home video. Up first is Oz: The Great ... Continue Reading →