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Remember how everyone is talking about how "Star Wars is Dead" and "No one cares about Marvel anymore" and "Pixar is a straight-to-streaming studio now"? Yeah, not so much. Disney+ reportedly added 11.8 million subscribers worldwide in the last qu…

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After a long period of radio silence since it's announcement way way back in 2019, the Obi Wan Star Wars series officially has a premiere date.  That date is May 25th 2022, which means we can expect to see the return of Ewan McGregor and Hayden…

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It's been nearly ten years since we last saw any new adventures of Fry, Leela, Bender and the rest of the Futurama crew.  Now it looks like we will be getting a new 20 episode season of the popular cult animated Sci-Fi show thanks to Hulu. …

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The full trailer for the Toy Story spin-off, Lightyear, is now out and it looks absolutely amazing!  Lightyear is scheduled to come out in cinemas on June 17th and is one of the first non-direct-to-Disney+ offerings from Pixar in quite some t…

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Feb. 9, 2022

The Return Of GUMBY?

Everyone's favorite green Play-Doh man, GUMBY, is gearing up for a comeback.  FOX Entertainment (the FOX entity that Disney DOESN'T own) has acquired the rights to the Gumby universe with plans to reimagine Art Clokey’s classic green clay…

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The production company behind the latest Matrix movie, Village Roadshow, is reportedly suing Warner Bros. Pictures, alleging the studio sabotaged the theatrical release of The Matrix Resurrections in order to drive subscribers to HBOMax. Variety re…

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It appears Gargamel has once again failed to stop the SMURFS.  According to the Hollywood Reporter, Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Animation are teaming up to produce multiple movies based on the popular “The Smurfs” franchise.…

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Look out, Keanu Reeves, because Gerard Butler is eyeing the lead role in the heist thriller from John Wick creator and Nobody screenwriter Derek Kolstad, called Just Watch Me. Just Watch Me is the first in a series of books from Dexter creator Jeff…

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Though the new Amazon original series REACHER has been out for a few days (as of this writing, anyway), Amazon Prime has already renewed it for a second season. This adaptation of Lee Child’s “Jack Reacher” novels, starring Alan R…

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Though it hasn't even premiered yet, and despite a long and troubled production history, it would seem that Lucasfilm's upcoming Star Wars TV series, Andor, based on the character of Cassian Andor from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, is already approv…

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