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Stranger Things 3

Netflix has released a whole collection of behind-the-scenes, preview images and a new promotional poster for 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


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

Mattel, Inc. today announced a partnership with Academy Award®-nominated production company Blumhouse Productions to create a live-action feature film based on the iconic, fortune-telling Magic 8 Ball®, selected by Time magazine as one of the 100 greatest toys of all time. The film will be directed by critically-acclaimed director Jeff Wadlow, whose previous work includes notable films such as Kick-Ass 2 and Truth or Dare. Wadlow is writing the script with his collaborators, Jillian Jacobs and Chris Roach.

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.”

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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!

With a new movie tentatively slated to be in the works from Sony for 2021 it would seemMattel is starting to ramp up their Masters of the Universe stuff again with two new San Diego Comic Con exclusives for this year. Shown below via Nerdist we have a look at the new He-Man & Prince Adam action figure 2-Pack. The set includes He-Man and Prince Adam, both styled to look like the vintage versions of the characters. Prince Adam wears a removable blue vest which is based on is appearances in the old mini-comics, while He-Man has a removable knife accessory tucked into his boot which is based on early concept art. He also comes with a axe, shield and of course his Power Sword.

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!

Both of these will have limited quantities made available on the Mattel website sometime after the convention.
In celebration of Batman's 80th Anniversary Mattel will be releasing a few Batman themed exclusives at this years San Diego Comic Con. First up for their 6" DC Multiverse line they are doing a Silver-Age themed 4-pack titled 80-page Giant Batman which will feature figures of Negative Suit Batman from Detective Comics #284, Zebra Batman from Detective Comics #275, Rainbow Batman, from Detective Comics #241 andBatman in his traditional blue and grey outfit. This set will cost $80.

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.

Both sets will have limited availability on the Mattel website after the con for those who can't attend but what to get their hands on these.
From the BEAST MORPHERS back to the original MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS, the POWER RANGERS have brought teamwork, action and adventure to generations of fans. The legacy continues with figures, vehicles, collectibles, and roleplay toys from Hasbro, celebrating ranger teams from MIGHTY MORPHIN to the BEAST MORPHERS. Imagine all the action of POWER RANGERS with toys from Hasbro! These 6-inch LIGHTNING COLLECTION MIGHTY MORPHIN RED RANGER and ZEO GOLD RANGER figures each features multiple points of articulation for high poseability and include two different heads that can be swapped, one of the Ranger in his helmet, and another without inspired by the Jason Lee Scott character, the original Red Ranger! This set also comes with Power Axe, Power Bow, Power Blades, Power Lance and Power Sword accessories that can be assembled to build the Power Blaster. Look for other collectible figures in this Lightning Collection, including Mighty Morphin White Ranger. Each sold separately. 

Available at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 and on Hasbro Pulse following the convention. The set will cost $49.99.

NECA announces 1956 Poster Edition
Godzilla Figure

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:


Super 7 has released a preview image for their upcoming 7" scale Toxic Avenger figure which will be going 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.

Super 7 has released a preview image for their upcoming 7"Voltron figure which will be going 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.

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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