Posts tagged with "Mattel"

Disney’s The Descendants unveils costumes and set pics emerge

Disney’s The Descendants unveils costumes and set pics emerge
It has been a while since we have heard anything concrete about the forthcoming Disney Channel original movie, Descendants, centred on the offspring of well-known Disney characters. But now, out of the blue, we have a whole load of pictures and images from the project that is due for release next year. The movie itself tells the story of the Belle’s and Adam’s (aka The Beast) son, Prince Ben, who as part of his first royal proclamation... 

Disney announce The Descendants, a new twist on classic characters

Disney announce The Descendants, a new twist on classic characters
With series such as Once Upon A Time and Grimm proving to studios that audiences have an appetite for new versions and spin-offs of their favourite characters, it was not long before studio executives commissioned another one of these projects to hit our screens. However, leave it to Disney to make an interesting move by having the project targeted at a younger/family audience (as opposed to having it on their more adult-centric ABC channel) on the... 

Mattel reveals Barbie Doll of The Hunger Games’ Katniss Everdeen

Mattel reveals Barbie Doll of The Hunger Games’ Katniss Everdeen
The Hunger Games is proving to be a monster success at the box office on both sides of the Atlantic, and all three books are currently still inside the top ten bestsellers list. Given its success there has been a lot of related memorabilia turning up. You can wear your own Mockingjay Pin, or even play The Hunger Games board game. Mattel are contributing to the phenomenon with a Katniss Everdeen Barbie doll.   The Hunger Games Katniss doll comes... 

Mattel to manufacture Back to the Future Hoverboard

Mattel to manufacture Back to the Future Hoverboard
If after watching the Back to the Future trilogy you’re still thinking about wanting to get a hold of a life-size replica Hoverboard, then this just might be the news you’ve been waiting for. The New York Toy Fair is currently underway, and Mattel revealed at the event that they finally intend to put the Hoverboard into production. According to the advertisement banner (courtesy of Toy Ark), it will be available by pre-ordering through Matty... 

He-Man Returns! Well sort of..

He-Man Returns! Well sort of..
By the Power Of Grayskull or should I say by the power of Dark Horse and Mattel, which ever I way I say it the outcome is still the same, He-Man is back! As to celebrate the release of the continuation of the “Masters Of The Universe” classic line of collectors toys, Mattel have teamed up with Dark Horse comics to produce a series of special mini-comics that will be packaged alongside the action figures. The comics themselves will be written by... 

Voltron Comic-Con panel announced!

Voltron Comic-Con panel announced!
Many kids of the 80’s have fond memories of the robot combining, action filled series Voltron.  At the San Diego Comic Con there will be a panel detailing the great revival of the mega-franchise. It will showcase  new video games, comics and graphic novels! In attendance will be: From THQ, Adam Affrunti, producer. From World Events Productions, Jeremy Corray, Voltron Force supervising producer, and Todd Garfield, Voltron Force story editor. From... 

THQ announce Voltron Game

THQ  announce Voltron Game
Video games publisher THQ (Red Faction and Saints Row) has announced its plans to release a game based on the 80’s kids show, Voltron: Defender of The Universe. This classic series that first began in September 1984, focused on the story of five coloured Lion robots which when combined formed the mighty Voltron and their pilots as they defended the galaxy and planet Arus from the forces of King Zarkon and Prince Lotor. The game is set to be released... 
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