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Stranger Things 3
Stranger Things 3: It’s 1985 in Hawkins, Indiana, and summer's heating up. School’s out, there’s a brand new mall in town, and the Hawkins crew are on the cusp of adulthood. Romance blossoms and complicates the group’s dynamic, and they’ll have to figure out how to grow up without growing apart. Meanwhile, danger looms. When the town’s threatened by enemies old and new, Eleven and her friends are reminded that evil never ends; it evolves. Now they’ll have to band together to survive, and remember that friendship is always stronger than fear.
Release: July 4th, 2019 (Netflix)
Wocka Wocka! THE MUPPET MOVIE is Coming Back to Theaters!
Make the Rainbow Connection Again as ‘The Muppet Movie’ Returns to the Big Screen in Honor of its 40th Anniversary on July 25 and 30
Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, the Great Gonzo and an All-Star Cast Take a Journey From the Swamp to Hollywood in the Original Classic
DENVER – June 3, 2019 – Forty years ago this summer, a frog with a dream to make millions of people happy hopped out of the swamp, onto a bicycle and into cinema history in “The Muppet Movie.” For two days only this July, the original classic is back in movie theaters nationwide from Fathom Events, The Jim Henson Company and Universal Pictures.
Hasbro Launching All-New Musical Production ‘MY LITTLE PONY LIVE’ in Early 2020
MY LITTLE PONY LIVE, AN ALL-NEW MUSICAL PRODUCTION FROM HASBRO, COMES TO THE LIVE STAGE SET TO LAUNCH EARLY 2020
Produced by Mills Entertainment, Live Touring Production Is Inspired by the Brand’s Signature Themes of Friendship and Magic
Mattel Films & Blumhouse Productions Partner To Bring 'Magic 8 Ball' To The Big Screen
This marks Mattel Film’s first partnership with independent powerhouse Blumhouse Productions, whose films have grossed more than $3 billion at the worldwide box office. The suspense-filled Magic 8 Ball movie will be adapted for audiences worldwide. It also marks the sixth project Mattel Films has in development, including plans to create feature films based on Mattel’s Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, Masters of the Universe®, American Girl® and View Master® brands.
“Since the 1950s, Magic 8 Ball has inspired imagination, suspense and intrigue across generations. This iconic toy has a built-in connection with fans and untapped potential for storytelling,” said Robbie Brenner, Mattel Films. “There are no partners better suited to tell the Magic 8 Ball story in collaboration with Mattel Films than Jeff Wadlow and Blumhouse Productions, whose unique approach to the thriller genre has captivated audiences worldwide and has gained widespread accolades.”
“As fans of Mattel and their iconic brands, we’re looking forward to bringing Magic 8 Ball, one of their most celebrated toys, to life, and playing against expectations in doing so,” said Jason Blum, founder of Blumhouse Productions. “We look forward to partnering with Mattel Films to put this project on the fast track to the big screen and create a memorable experience for moviegoers.”
2019 SDCC EXCLUSIVES
Celebrate the return of warrior princess, She-Ra in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power with this collectible two-pack that pits good against evil, featuring She-Ra and Shadow Weaver dolls with highly detailed, true-to-character designs. She-Ra doll features an armor-clad look including her signature white jumpsuit, a holographic skirt, long red cape and full battle armor. Shimmery accents weave through her extra-long, blonde hair underneath her iconic winged tiara. Carrying her Sword of Protection accessory, She-Ra is ready to defend her home planet, Etheria, from The Evil Horde and her nemesis, Shadow Weaver! Prepared to cast darkness on all who cross her, this Shadow Weaver doll “floats” when displayed and carries a glittery Shadow Power accessory. Dressed in her classic burgundy robe, Shadow Weaver doll features a highly detailed mask and long, flowing black hair. Each doll in this collectible hero and villain duo features premium fabrics and authentic details, as well as 11 points of articulation for action-packed posing abilities. Specially designed packaging sets the scene in front of Bright Moon Castle and allows collectors to display the dolls side-by-side, making this two-pack the perfect gift for fans of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. You can pre-order this set now on the Mattel websitefor convention pickup.
Mattel RETURNS to Masters of the Universe!
The figures feature 16 points of modern hinge-and-ball joint articulation and both figures have three sets of interchangeable hands and interchangeable heads based on the sculpts of the original toys. Colors and decorations may vary. This set will cost $40.
The Mega Construx Masters of the Universe Battle Bones set which we showed you before will also be hitting SDCC and will cost $30. The set includes four buildable micro action figures, Man-At-Arms, Teela, Faker and a flocked Moss Man, a heroic 20 weapon accessories, and even a Moss Man pine-scented air freshener that smells just like the original action figure!
They also will be doing a Batman themed Hotwheels set featuring an armored shell and unarmored Batmobile from the original Tim Burton movies. This will be $25.
NECA announces 1956 Poster Edition
We still have more Godzilla planned after Godzilla: King of the Monsters, including the 1956 Poster version, which is officially packed and almost ready to ship. This version of Godzilla will come with a 3D backdrop allowing you to recreate the poster!
Snap Into A Slim Jim With Mattel's 2019 SDCC Exclusive WWE Macho Man Randy Savage Figure
Mattel has announced their WWE based 2019 San Diego Comic Con exclusive with a new Elite Series Randy “Macho Man” Savage figure paying tribute to his classic Slim Jim TV commercials. This figure will be available at the Mattel booth and you can pre-order it online at Entertainment Earth on June 18.
Super 7 Previews Their Ren And Stimpy, Toxic Avenger and Voltron 7" Deluxe Figures
Super 7 has released a preview image for their upcoming 7"Ren Höek and Stimpy J. Cat figures which will be sold separately and go up for pre-order next Monday. The figure will be packaged with an assortment of accessories and come in deluxe packaging. The pre-orders will be open from June 10th until June 30th. Pre-order here:
Soul of Chogokin GX-88 Vehicle Voltron
Tamashii Nations has released official images for their Soul of Chogokin – GX-88 Armored Fleet Dairugger XV figure which many know as "Vehicle Voltron". The set contains 15 mini vehicle that can combine to form the 11.5" tall Armored Fleet Dairugger XV. The vehicles feature die-cast metal as well as various weapons which can be stored in the pedetal. You also get multiple hands. Look for this to be released in October and should be up for pre-order on June 3.
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