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‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ gets summer 2019 release date – CNNMoney

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

“Star Wars: Episode IX,” the sequel to the upcoming “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” and ninth installment of the space franchise, has been set for a Memorial Day 2019 release, Disney announced on Tuesday. The film, which continues the saga started by 1977′s “Star Wars,” will open on May 24, 2019. This will be a bit of a change for the brand, which has had “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,”…

Video: Something is missing from that ‘Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite’ trailer – The Mercury News

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Capcom released the latest trailer for its “Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite” fighting game coming later this year. The long-running series has always pitted characters from the Marvel universe against Capcom’s own heroes and villains, but this entry is going to be different from past ones. That’s the reason Capcom added “Infinite” to the title instead of the next sequential number. “That’s why we’re not calling it ‘4,’” executive producer Mike…

Menlo Park: Comic Con returning to library – San mateo county times

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Stormtroopers are coming. The Menlo Park Library is hosting the city’s second free Comic Con from 3 to 7 p.m. May 13, and this time around, Star Wars characters will mingle with attendees. The first event last October was such a success, luring roughly 250 attendees, that it’s now a permanent annual event to occur each spring. Library outreach coordinator John Weaver equated getting Stormtroopers to finding the Holy Grail. “I don’t know that…

This "Commuter Barbie" Commercial Is Way Too Real For Anyone Who’s Lived In New York – BuzzFeed News

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Julia Reinstein is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Contact Julia Reinstein at julia.reinstein@buzzfeed.com. Got a confidential tip? Submit it here.

‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ gets summer 2019 release date – CNNMoney

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

“Star Wars: Episode IX,” the sequel to the upcoming “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” and ninth installment of the space franchise, has been set for a Memorial Day 2019 release, Disney announced on Tuesday. The film, which continues the saga started by 1977′s “Star Wars,” will open on May 24, 2019. This will be a bit of a change for the brand, which has had “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,”…

With ‘Star Wars’ land still two years away, Disney cues Marvel’s Guardians – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

When the Walt Disney Co. wrote a check for more than $4 billion in 2009 to acquire Marvel Entertainment Inc., Disney fans predicted a massive invasion of superheroes at the company’s Anaheim resort. That seems a step closer to reality with the opening next month of Guardians of the Galaxy — Mission: Breakout, a reworking of the classic Tower of Terror attraction at California Adventure Park into a hero-infused spectacle….

This "Commuter Barbie" Commercial Is Way Too Real For Anyone Who’s Lived In New York – BuzzFeed News

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Julia Reinstein is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Contact Julia Reinstein at julia.reinstein@buzzfeed.com. Got a confidential tip? Submit it here.

‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Sets Summer 2019 Release Date – Hollywood Reporter

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Disney and Lucasfilm have booked a date in theaters for Colin Trevorrow’s Star Wars: Episode IX — May 24, 2019. The studio also announced a slew of other high-profile moves. Disney is pushing back the release of the next Indiana Jones movie by a full year, from July 19, 2019, to July 10, 2020, in order to make way for the studio’s live-action The Lion King, which gets the…

Hasbro CEO reveals the magic behind the toymaker’s earnings beat – CNBC

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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People are saying McDonald’s new uniforms make staff look like evil ‘Star Wars’ employees and Twitter is not lovin’ it – CNBC

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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Yes, Marvel Comics, Going Full Identity Politics Is Hurting Your Sales – The Federalist

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

For more than a generation now, superhero films have been a money-printing enterprise. Disney purchased Marvel Entertainment in 2009, which led to more characters portrayed on screen, dubbed the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Each offering has proven a success. It has become a different story on the source material side of things, however, as Marvel Comics has been seeing heavy challenges in comic book circulation. Sales have been slumping for some…

Cover Story: Brie Larson, Hollywood’s Most Independent Young Star – Vanity Fair

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Born Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers to Heather and Sylvain, holistic-medicine practitioners, Brie told her parents that her “chakra” was acting. “I would wear VHS tapes out,” she recalls. “One of them was Gone with the Wind. I would walk around the house going, ‘Ashley, Ashley.’ ” Yet if her parents asked her to do a Scarlett O’Hara impression for family friends, Larson says, she would run upstairs and hide. “I was…

Hasbro CEO reveals the magic behind the toymaker’s earnings beat – CNBC

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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Marvel Comics Going Retro for ‘Legacy’ Relaunch – Hollywood Reporter

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

This fall, Marvel Entertainment is going back to its comic book roots. The company on Saturday announced Marvel Legacy, a relaunch of its superhero comic book line that will refocus on its long history and most iconic characters, during the Marvel: Next Big Thing panel at the C2E2 comic convention in Chicago The fall relaunch will follow the conclusion of the current Secret Empire storyline — in which…

Goth teen spends £27k turning herself into a real-life Barbie and now wants to have SIX ribs removed to emulate the … – The Sun

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

A FORMER goth has spent more than £27,000 transforming herself into a human Barbie. Ophelia Vanity gets regular Botox and lip fillers to make herself look more doll-like, and now wants rib removal surgery and breast implants to give her the plastic toy’s trademark hourglass figure. Ophelia Vanity has spent more than £27,000 transforming herself into a human Barbie doll The 30-year-old from Los Angeles said: “I’ve always been into Barbie. As a…

Avengers disassemble: is Marvel’s cinematic universe set for a reboot? – The Guardian

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The only thing surprising about the spectacular success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is that all those box-office greenbacks and all that critical fervour haven’t really inspired other studios to simply swipe the blueprint, like a scheming supervillain who’s managed to hack his way into Tony Stark’s mainframe and build his or her own shiny supersuit. Sure, both Warner Bros and Twentieth Century Fox have made tentative steps towards…

Cramer: Hasbro and Illinois Tool Works Are Still Worth Buying – TheStreet.com

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Sometimes, you can’t believe that a stock isn’t up even more than it was. That’s how I am feeling about Hasbro (HAS) and Illinois Tool Works (ITW) this morning even after their stocks were the second and seventh biggest gainers for the S&P 500 in yesterday’s trading. Until last night when I interviewed Brian Goldner, the CEO of Hasbro, on Mad Money, I had no idea about how much there…

Hasbro CEO reveals the magic behind the toymaker’s earnings beat – CNBC

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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Marvel Comics Going Retro for ‘Legacy’ Relaunch – Hollywood Reporter

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

This fall, Marvel Entertainment is going back to its comic book roots. The company on Saturday announced Marvel Legacy, a relaunch of its superhero comic book line that will refocus on its long history and most iconic characters, during the Marvel: Next Big Thing panel at the C2E2 comic convention in Chicago The fall relaunch will follow the conclusion of the current Secret Empire storyline — in which…