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A few weeks ago Hasbro announced a Blu-ray edition of Transformers: The Movie would arrive to celebrate the animated film’s 30th anniversary and yesterday at the San Diego Comic Con details regarding the release were given. The movie will now be released on September 13 in a standard two-disc Blu-ray edition and a DVD version which will also include a digital copy.
Hardcore Transformers fan can also get a limited edition steelbook version of the Blu-ray with special packaging that comes with both the widescreen and fullscreen versions of the film. It also also been remastered to a 4K transfer from the original 35mm prints. Included in the Blu-ray sets will be a documentary that looks back as the cast, crew and the film’s legacy in the massive Transformers franchise. Audio commentaries will also be included with director Nelson Shin, voice actress Susan Blu and story consultant Flint Dille is included as well, »
- Ricky Church
As announced early June, Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios, will release The Transformers – The Movie 30th Anniversary Edition this fall 2016. This beloved animated feature is being remastered, and a full-range of bonus content and collectible packaging are currently in production. Now, Shout! Factory further celebrates the 30th Anniversary of this iconic movie with The Transformers – The Movie Limited Edition, 30th Anniversary Steelbook (2-disc Blu-ray™ set + Digital Copy), available at Amazon and in stores at select retail locations on September 13, 2016. Featuring the heroic Autobots, as they defend their native planet Cybertron from the evil Decepticons and Unicron, The Transformers – The Movie boasts the voice talent of Orson Welles in his final role and an all-star voice cast that includes Peter Cullen, Eric Idle, Casey Kasem, Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy, Robert Stack and Frank Welker.
For the ultimate fans and collectors, The Transformers – The Movie Limited Edition, 30th Anniversary Steelbook »
- ComicMix Staff
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Tickled pink to be working blue, Sony Pictures Animation has announced the next Smurfs feature film, Smurfs: The Lost Village will hit theaters April 7, 2017. Watch a promo, below. The feature film is part of the Belgian Smurfs comics franchise. The Smurfs TV show ran on NBC from 1981 until it was cancelled in 1989. Smurfs: The Lost Village stars Demi Lovato as Smurfette; Mandy Patinkin as Papa Smurf; Rainn Wilson as Gargamel; Jack McBrayer as Clumsy; Danny Pudi as Brainy; and Joe Manganiello as Hefty.
After its NBC cancellation, Smurfs reruns aired on USA Network until 1993. Cartoon Network then ran them until 2003. In the Us, Cartoon Network's Boomerang still reruns The Smurfs TV series. The original series cast includes: Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss, Frank Welker, Michael Bell, June Foray, Hamilton »
In Frozen Northern Lights, Anna (voiced by Kristen Bell), Elsa (Idina Menzel), Olaf (Josh Gad), Kristoff (Jonathan Groff) and Sven (Frank Welker) will be joined by a new friend, Little Rock, for an epic adventure to restore the glimmer of the Northern Lights.
The original story will kick off in July with a deluxe novelization before being reimagined by the Lego Group as four new animated shorts (and a full »
The Transformers franchise has been around for decades and dozens of iterations, showing no signs of slowing down as next year Michael Bay releases the fifth installment of his feature film franchise, Transformers: The Last Knight. Long before Bay started making Transformer films, though, there was another feature film that is often overlooked now: Transformers: The Movie. Shout! Factory and Hasbro Studios announced a distribution collaboration to bring the movie to Blu-ray on September 30th, 2016 to celebrate its 30th anniversary. The movie is being brought to HD from its original 35 mm print with a range of yet to be announced bonus features and collectible packaging.
Made in 1986, Transformers: The Movie was the first animated feature that also tied into the original animated series made between the second and third seasons. The movie was infamous, and still remains so, for killing Optimus Prime and many of the of the other G1 characters at the time. »
- Ricky Church
The multi-year alliance grants Shout! Factory exclusive packaged home media (Blu-ray and DVD) and select digital channels rights to Transformers: The Movie. It's unclear how long the pact will last but at the very least it will deliver the long-awaited Transformers: The Movie Blu-ray in widescreen on September 13th, 2016 in conjunction with the film's 30th anniversary this year.
Transformers: The Movie wasn't a box office success but has turned into a cult classic over the years. It features the last role for the late Orson Welles as the planet-consuming Transformer Unicron, and also features other notable talents including Peter Cullen, Eric Idle, Casey Kasem, Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy, Robert Stack and Frank Welker.
Shout! Factory will not take this release lightly and »
Shout! Factory, a multi-platform media company, and Hasbro Studios announced a strategic distribution collaboration to bring the iconic animated feature, Transformers – The Movie to the home entertainment marketplace in the U.S. and Canada. This full-length animated adventure boasts the voice talent of Orson Welles in his final role and an all-star voice cast that includes Peter Cullen, Eric Idle, Casey Kasem, Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy, Robert Stack and Frank Welker. The announcement was made today by Shout! Factory’s founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos; and Hasbro’s Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer Stephen Davis.
The multi-year alliance provides Shout! Factory with exclusive home entertainment packaged media (Blu-ray and DVD) and select digital rights to Hasbro’s Transformers – The Movie for home entertainment releases in North America. In honor of the 30thanniversary of Transformers – The Movie, this beloved animated feature will be newly remastered and »
- Kellvin Chavez
Peter Cullen, Eric Idle, Casey Kasem, Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy, Robert Stack, Frank Welker and Orson Welles in his final role lend their voices to the film with this Blu-ray offering a newly remastered and transferred in HD print from the original 35mm elements.
A full-range of bonus content and collectible packaging us currently in development and will be announced at a later date. The disc set will score a release on September 13th.
Source: Shout! Factory »
- Garth Franklin
Shout! Factory, a multi-platform media company, and Hasbro Studios announced a strategic distribution collaboration to bring the iconic animated feature, Transformers - The Movie to the home entertainment marketplace in the U.S. and Canada. This full-length animated adventure boasts the voice talent of Orson Welles in his final role and an all-star voice cast that includes Peter Cullen, Eric Idle, Casey Kasem, Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy, Robert Stack and Frank Welker. The announcement was made today by Shout! Factory's founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos; and Hasbro's Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer Stephen Davis.
The multi-year alliance provides Shout! Factory with exclusive home entertainment packaged media (Blu-ray and DVD) and select digital rights to Hasbro's Transformers - The Movie for home entertainment releases in North America. In honor of the 30th anniversary of Transformers - The Movie, this beloved animated feature will be »
Hasbro Inc., Backflip Studios and Space Ape Games have announced the release of Transformers: Earth Wars, a real-time combat strategy mobile game for Android and iOS, which features the most iconic characters in the Transformers universe, as well as voice work from Peter Cullen (Optimus Prime) and Frank Welker (Megatron). Take a look at the launch trailer here…
Published by Backflip Studios (DragonVale, SpellFall, Paper Toss) and developed by Space Ape Games (Rival Kingdoms, Samurai Siege), Transformers: Earth Wars breaks new ground for the genre, pairing authentic Transformers storytelling with fast-paced gameplay, beautiful 3D animation and hundreds of characters with diverse strengths and abilities.
Transformers: Earth Wars is available now on the App Store and Google Play.
- Gary Collinson
The free to play mobile app market has had a lot of success lately well Hasbro is throwing their hat in the market as well with the new mobile app Transformers: Earth Wars. Hasbro, Backflip Studios, and Space Ape games are teaming up for this new freemium app and it’s got some G1 greatness with design and voice acting.
“The Transformers franchise is like no other. The story that has carried on through generations has drawn millions of fans who can’t wait for what’s next,” said Julian Farrior, CEO of Backflip Studios. “Working in conjunction with Hasbro, we’re bringing the Transformers franchise to life in one of the most popular game genres.”
Using authentic Transformers storytellers and voice actors from the original franchise, Transformers: Earth Wars extends the Generations Prime Wars Trilogy story across new platforms, enabling players to interact with other Transformers fans, »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jason The X)
Optimus Prime and Megatron are taking their eternal war to mobiles later this year with free-to-play mobile game Transformers: Earth Wars. In development by Space Ape Games (of Rival Kingdoms and Samurai Siege fame) for both Android and iOS, Earth Wars will see players take control of both the Autobots and Decepticons in a real-time strategy robot war bonanza.
So far, only a short – but brilliantly animated – reveal trailer has been made public, so we’re not entirely sure how the game will play, but an excruciatingly short snippet of in-game footage seems to show the presence of usual tropes of the genre, i.e. base building and unit construction.
Fans of the Generation 1 cartoon will no doubt already be excited by the fact that Earth Wars follows the aesthetics of the 80s designs to the tee, but there’s even more good news. The game’s dialogue will »
- Joe Pring
For the first time in forever, Elsa, Anna and the gang are coming to the small screen.
ABC announced Tuesday that it will air an original animated Frozen special, serving as a follow-up to the insanely popular 2013 film.
In an era where it's just about impossible to make a high-profile movie without at least something leaking onto the web, producer Jj Abrams seems to have pulled off the ultimate coup in recent months: he and his company Bad Robot have secretly created a follow-up, of sorts, to the 2008 hit monster movie, Cloverfield.
On the 15th January, a trailer landed for 10 Cloverfield Lane, a claustrophobic horror thriller that Abrams described in a statement to Collider as a "blood relative" of that earlier film directed by Matt Reeves.
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The internet groaned collectively the other day as Michael Bay was announced that he would return for the fifth installment of the Transformers franchise. Yes despite speculation since the second one on if he would return once again we find out that he’ll be returning and he’s already once again saying this will be the last installment he will direct. Can you tell this process is getting old to me? Now there’s been no other casting announcements except for Mark Wahlberg. Production is expected to begin June of 2016 with Akiva Goldsman taking on head writer duties with Steven DeKnight of Daredevil, Robert Kirkman of The Walking Dead, and Jeff Pinkner of Spider-Man.
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While a lot of people don’t feel that the fourth one was very good it did make $245,439,076 worldwide so as »
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15 items from 2016
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