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Back in June 2014, Sony Pictures announced it was teaming up with the Sega Sammy Group to produce a live-action/CGI hybrid movie based on the beloved video game Sonic the Hedgehog. At the time, no release date was announced, and we haven't heard anything about this movie project since then. But thanks to a new interview, we now know the project is still on track. The World Folio recently spoke with Sega Sammy Group CEO Hajime Satomi, who confirmed that the Sonic the Hedgehog movie is being planned for a 2018 release date.
"Sega Sammy Group is currently planning with Sony Pictures to create a live-action and animation hybrid Sonic the Hedgehog movie scheduled for release in 2018. Like with this CG animation production, we would like to expand our business into other entertainment areas beyond what we are currently involved."
No director is attached yet, but last year's announcement revealed that »
Brandy Norwood became a '90s icon with her hit series Moesha and her catchy music, and now she's back and better than ever. With a brand-new show on Bet and new music on the way, the talented star is rising to the occasion. We recently had the delight of talking with her, and she told us everything you can expect from her career going forward, as well as indulged her fans with a few nostalgic moments from her past. Image Source: Bet Popsugar: Your new show, Zoe Ever After, is one of your first starring roles since Moesha; how does it feel to be back on set? Brandy Norwood: It feels amazing to be back on set. It feels like home, even though the territory is a little bit unfamiliar because it's a new show, it's a new character, but once you get in the groove and you »
- Kelsie Gibson
Shark Tank has built quite a following on Friday nights. The day of the week that was once dominated by hit shows in the 90’s like Full House and Family Matters turned into a graveyard for television viewing in the 2000’s. Sometimes a network would even move a low performing series to Friday nights to burn off several episodes before giving it the official ax. However, some shows tend to thrive on Friday nights. Once of them is the reality show Shark Tank, currently airing on ABC at 9 Pm. Mark Cuban is one of the sharks that invests in new products from entrepreneurs. He has been with the
- Tim Gerstenberger
Some dads on television are what we picture the perfect dad to be like. Some of those dads include Danny Tanner on Full House or Carl Winslow on Family Matters. However, not all TV dads are so loving. Take a look at this list of 10 of the scariest dads on television. After you read this, call your dad and tell him you are glad he is more like Danny Tanner than Tony Soprano. Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini), The Sopranos In the earlier seasons of The Sopranos , Tony made sure that Meadow and A.J. led very sheltered lives. Even
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- Tim Gerstenberger
President Obama has called for Muslim characters who aren’t related to national security, so where are they and why can’t Us television seem to get it right?
In a speech at a mosque in Baltimore, Maryland, yesterday, President Obama declared that “our TV shows should have Muslim characters that are unrelated to national security”. As with anything that Obama says about Muslims that’s not related to vaporizing them with a drone strike, it didn’t go over too well with conservatives. That wasn’t much of a surprise, as any show of compassion or empathy from the president is seen by the rightwing as cowardice or worse, treason. What was surprising, however, was that Obama would point to television as a means of easing cultural and religious tension, when it’s often used for exactly the opposite purpose.
One could point to instances in which TV was »
- Dave Schilling
Plenty of people call themselves Full House fans, but how much trivia do you know about the people and the stories behind the hit '90s show? Well, now is the perfect time to test your knowledge, because over the past few months, we've been collecting details about the Full House reboot, Fuller House, and this week, the teaser for the Netflix original series was released, prompting all kinds of nostalgia. To celebrate the new show, which premieres in February, take a look at 33 things you may not know about your favorite '90s series. The Show The show was originally going to be called House of Comics, and it was set to follow three comics who lived together. Family sitcoms were so popular at the time, though, that the show's creator, Jeff Franklin, decided to shift the theme. The theme song was cowritten and performed by Jesse Frederick, who »
- Laura Marie Meyers
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