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What Is Marvel Planning After ‘Avengers 4′? – Hollywood Reporter

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The end — or, at least, an end — is nigh for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, if studio president Kevin Feige’s teases are anything to go by. But what could that actually mean in practice? Talking to Collider, Feige suggested that, “as we get to [2018′s Avengers] Infinity War there is a sense of a climax if not a conclusion to, by the time we’re at untitled Avengers 4,…

Hasbro: Cramer’s Top Takeaways – TheStreet.com

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Did you miss “Mad Money” on CNBC? If so, here are some of Jim Cramer’s top takeaways. Digging deeper into the stellar results at Hasbro (HAS) , Cramer used his “Executive Decision” segment to speak with Brian Goldner, Hasbro’s chairman, president and CEO to learn more about the company’s monster 16-cents-a-share earnings beat. Goldner said that Hasbro starts with consumer insights to understand their audience, then surrounds them with great…

How ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ will be brought into virtual reality – Mashable

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The winners of Hollywood’s growing move to virtual reality will be the hardware and software companies that strike deals with major studios, like Nokia, which announced it will film Star Wars VR content. SEE ALSO: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ teaser trailer is finally here Announced on Monday, the multi-year deal pairs the studios behind Star Wars—Disney and Lucasfilm—with Nokia’s new OZO VR camera. “Utilizing the Nokia OZO to capture…

Hasbro quarterly revenue rises 2.2 percent – CNBC

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

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Toy-maker Hasbro revenues boosted by Monopoly sales – BBC News

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Image copyright Justin Sullivan/Getty Image caption Hasbro net profit spiked 41% in the first quarter Toy-maker Hasbro said revenues in the first quarter increased 2%, prompting a surge in share value on Monday. The US firm, which owns brands such as Play-Doh and Disney Frozen, saw growth in the US and Canada, and in its entertainment and licensing division. The company cited strong demand for Monopoly, Nerf and Transformers products….

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: 5 things to know about Marvel’s hugely anticipated sequel – Vox

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 might be the most anticipated film of the year, give or take a Star Wars. The sequel arrives in theaters on May 5, three years after Guardians of the Galaxy — a lighthearted space opera with a great ensemble full of strange characters — became one of Marvel Studios’ biggest surprise successes. Sure, the story was a little disjointed, and the film’s bad guys…

Marvel Comics enters a ‘new era’ with ‘Legacy’ relaunch – UPI.com

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

April 24 (UPI) – Marvel is set to relaunch its line of comic books as part of a new, status-quo changing event titled Marvel Legacy. The relaunch, which will put the focus back on its long history and iconic characters, begins this fall with the release of Marvel Legacy a 50-page standalone issue that the company promises is full of “twists, surprises, mysteries and revelations.” “We want fans to get…

Donald Trump Scrambles to Save His Presidency – Vanity Fair

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

With no major legislative accomplishments to his name, President Donald Trump is reportedly planning to sign several more executive orders this week as he races to pad his résumé ahead of his 100th day in office. Trump, who once blasted his predecessor’s use of executive actions as “major power grabs of authority,” is now on track to sign nearly three dozen executive orders before reaching the symbolic milestone—more than any…

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2′ is Marvel at its most emotional – Mashable

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is 15 films deep as of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and in a lot of ways it’s starting to show. Doctor Strange suffered from feeling too much line an Iron Man retread; Ant-Man demonstrated just how far these movies could (or rather couldn’t) stray from that true-and-tested formula; and so on. But Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 also serves as a reminder of…

Hasbro results top estimates as gaming revenues rise – Financial Times

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Hasbro results top estimates as gaming revenues rise

Silicon Valley Comic Con: What worked and what didn’t – The Mercury News

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Lee Hester of Lee’s Comics in Mountain View has been going to comic book conventions for decades, back when you could easily rub shoulders with legendary artists like Jack Kirby and get an autograph without worrying about paying your rent. And from Hester’s acquired perspective, Silicon Valley Comic Con has been a great experience. Related Articles Silicon Valley Comic Con, Episode II: The Fandom Returns Silicon Valley Comic Con: Steve…

Upcoming Children’s Business Fair will feature wee entrepreneurs – OCRegister

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Shoppers, are you ready to buy goods from a 6-year-old entrepreneur? The Orange County Rescue Mission will host its second annual “OC Children’s Business Fair” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29 at the Rescue Mission’s Village of Hope in Tustin. “For many children, including those who live at the Village of Hope, this event will be their first opportunity to learn how creativity and hard work can…

Silicon Valley Comic Con: What worked and what didn’t – The Mercury News

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Lee Hester of Lee’s Comics in Mountain View has been going to comic book conventions for decades, back when you could easily rub shoulders with legendary artists like Jack Kirby and get an autograph without worrying about paying your rent. And from Hester’s acquired perspective, Silicon Valley Comic Con has been a great experience. Related Articles Silicon Valley Comic Con, Episode II: The Fandom Returns Silicon Valley Comic Con: Steve…

Area Indians celebrate New Year with harvest fair – The Advocate

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Caption Close STAMFORD — On Sunday, a crowd of local Indian residents cheered on a troupe of children calling themselves The Bhangra Jammers as they leapt and twirled through a traditional Bhangra harvest dance while loud Indian dance music played at a Baisakhi Mela celebration at Stamford High School. One of the dancers, Isha Anand, 6, said the vivid blue and orange colors of the children’s folk costumes are significant…

Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 4 could be massive shake-up for the series – The Independent

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

With the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 next week, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) will compromise of 15 films, six TV shows, five short films, two digital series, and multiple comic books. That’s a lot of content, and with nine further films, multiple new TV shows — including The Inhumans, Cloak and Dagger, and New Warriors — fans can’t get enough of their beloved superheroes. No wonder,…

10 Marvel Comics Heroes Who Still Need to Debut In Live-Action – Nerdist

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Over the last several years, as the Marvel Cinematic Universe has flourished on both big and small screens, not to mention the X-Men movie universe at Fox, it seems almost no Marvel hero is too small or obscure for the live-action treatment. Everyone’s getting their 15 minutes of fame it seems. Just in the next few years alone, Marvel Comics fans will be getting to see live-action versions of Cable,…

Silicon Valley Comic Con: What worked and what didn’t – The Mercury News

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Lee Hester of Lee’s Comics in Mountain View has been going to comic book conventions for decades, back when you could easily rub shoulders with legendary artists like Jack Kirby and get an autograph without worrying about paying your rent. And from Hester’s acquired perspective, Silicon Valley Comic Con has been a great experience. Related Articles Silicon Valley Comic Con, Episode II: The Fandom Returns Silicon Valley Comic Con: Steve…

Marvel Is Bringing Back its Legends in Marvel Legacy – Gizmodo

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Image: Marvel Comics. Legacy Banner art by Joe Quesada. The Marvel universe is facing some major changes again in the wake of Secret Empire. Starting this fall, Marvel is launching a line-wide shake up in the form of Marvel Legacy— something that promises to bring back fallen heroes and bring them into the fold with newer-established characters to create a mix of familiar and new. Advertisement Just announced at C2E2,…

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

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

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

Marvel’s ‘Legacy’ will ‘break the internet,’ says Axel Alonso – ABC News

Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017

“Let’s just say there’s a last-page reveal that’s probably gonna break the Internet.” That’s how Marvel’s Axel Alonso describes “Legacy,” a new initiative that will take things back to the comic book company’s iconic history, all while keeping an eye on the future. It all begins this fall with “Marvel Legacy No. 1,” an over-sized, one-shot special that’s 50 pages in all. It’s written by Jason Aaron with art by…