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Winx Club celebrates 15 years of success. Here’s how

Winx Club celebrates 15 years of success. Here’s how

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January 28th marked the official opening of the celebrations for the 15th anniversary of Winx Club, one of the world’s best-loved and magical brands for girls. The fairy property, born out of the creativity and talent of Founder and CEO Iginio Straffi, first debuted on the Italian TV screens on January 28, 2004 on Rai 2, and has since then evolved and reinvented itself over the years, responding to the changing trends of market and often anticipating new styles, to become one of the most followed TV shows that captivates millions of fans from the five continents. Winx Club’s 15th anniversary offers Rainbow a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the extraordinary success of the brand with fans, engaging in a special series of dedicated initiatives throughout 2019. For the occasion, TV le
These electrifying facts you didn’t know about Pikachu!

These electrifying facts you didn’t know about Pikachu!

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One of the next big upcoming movies is Detective Pikachu, which is scheduled to hit theatres on May 10 featuring the voice of Ryan Reynolds as the electric yellow creature. Check out some fascinating facts about Pikachu: Pikachu is a mouse Pokemon. "Pikachu" is actually a combination of two Japanese onomatopoeias, or words named after the sounds they make. In Japan, the crackle of electricity is said to make a "Pika Pika" sound, and the sound mice make is "Chu." Now, combine them together, and we will get “Pikachu”. In 2011, an isolated Pacific island called Niue released spendable currency featuring Pokémon. These coins, worth one Niue dollar, featured Charmander, Meowth, Squirtle, Bulbasaur, and of course, Pikachu. Do you know you can actually tell the difference between a male an
Spider-Man: Far From Home’s trailer is finally here!

Spider-Man: Far From Home’s trailer is finally here!

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The first trailer for Tom Holland-starrer 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' has finally dropped, giving a glimpse at the latest adventures of Peter Parker as he and his classmates head to Europe on a school trip. Returning to fill out the cast are Zendaya as MJ, Michael Keaton as Adrian Toomes, Marisa Tomei as Aunt May and Jon Favreau as Harold “Happy” Hogan. Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) and Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders) will also appear in the film. Check it out below: Peter Parker does leave for a Europe trip with his friends, only for it to be hijacked by none other than Nick Fury himself. Samuel L Jackson’s character has a job in mind for Peter Parker and it is not clear why he does not go to the Avengers instead. According to Deadline, Spider-Man: Far From Home managed to score 130 mil
Nicki Minaj joins ‘Angry Birds Movie 2’ star-studded voice cast

Nicki Minaj joins ‘Angry Birds Movie 2’ star-studded voice cast

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Hip-hop megastar Nicki Minaj has been cast in the star-studded sequel to Angry Birds, which is currently titled Angry Birds 2. She had done voice-over work on Ice Age: Continental Drift, and she appeared in The Other Woman, and Barbershop: The Next Cut. Minaj is all set to lend her vocal ability to the Angry Birds 2 film. According to a report in Variety, Minaj is only the latest addition to a cast which so far includes Jason Sudeikis, Leslie Jones, Rachel Bloom, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, Bill Hader, Danny McBride, Awkwafina, and Zach Woods. The sequel is scheduled to hit theatres on August 16, 2019. Based on the popular mobile app, the first Angry Birds film was extremely successful and brought in USD 350 million worldwide on a budget of USD 73 million becoming the second highest-gro...
Descendants 2 to premiere on Disney International HD on December 23

Descendants 2 to premiere on Disney International HD on December 23

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Disney International HD will be premiering Descendants 2’ the highly anticipated sequel to the successful Descendants this holiday season. The imaginative story about the teenage sons and daughters of Disney's most infamous villains will continue in "Descendants 2’ as it is telecast at 8.00 pm on December 23, 2018, for the very first time. In "Descendants 2," the story deepens as the Villain Kids (aka "VKs") – Mal, Evie, Carlos and Jay continue to try to find their place in idyllic Auradon. When the pressure to be royal becomes too much for Mal, she returns to her rotten roots on the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, the daughter of Ursula, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen of the run-down town. Uma, still resentful over not being selected by Ben to go to Auradon Prep
New character posters for ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ released

New character posters for ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ released

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What do you think – how big are Godzilla: King of the Monsters creatures -- Rodan, Mothra, and Ghidorah? Well! it is huge and enormous. New character posters for the creatures Mothra, Rodan, and Ghidorah have been released for the upcoming Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Each poster also boasted a biblical quote from revelations specific to the featured titan by Director Michael Dougherty. For Ghidorah, Dougherty tweeted: “They have as king over them, the angel of the Abyss. A star fallen from heaven to earth, he opened the shaft of the bottomless pit, and from the shaft rose smoke like that of a great furnace, and the sun and the air were darkened…” For Mothra: “Then from the smoke came locusts on the earth, and they were given power like the power of scorpions over the earth. The
Toonz Media announces second season of “Gummibär And Friends: The Gummy Bear Show”

Toonz Media announces second season of “Gummibär And Friends: The Gummy Bear Show”

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Toonz Media Group, in partnership with Gummybear International, announced the launch of the second season of their successful animated series “Gummibär And Friends: The Gummy Bear Show.” Toonz Media Group’s new non-dialogue comedy “Boo Bah B” also just launched exclusively on YouTube and the YouTube Kids app on November 30, strengthening the association with the platform. The hugely successful show was premiered on YouTube on June 24, 2016, with immediate success. “The Surprise Egg,” the most watched episode of season one, has alone generated more than 36 million views. Overall, the first season has received over 330 million total views on the Gummybear International YouTube Network. With over 12.6 billion total views and over 9 million subscribers, Gummibär is the most viewed animated
First teaser of ‘Shaun the Sheep film: Farmageddon’ has finally landed!

First teaser of ‘Shaun the Sheep film: Farmageddon’ has finally landed!

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The first teaser trailer for the upcoming Shaun the Sheep film: Farmageddon has finally released by Aardman Animations. “Our favourite sheep is back for a close encounter of the herd kind. Watch the teaser trailer for Shaun the Sheep’s out of this world adventure and get ready for Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon invading cinemas in 2019,” according to company’s latest tweet. The film is based on the Shaun the Sheep television series, which in turn is a spin-off of the Wallace and Gromit film of 1995, A Close Shave. Watch the teaser trailer below: Directed by Richard Starzak and storied by Nick Park, the film is scheduled for release on April 5, 2019.
“Just Say The Word”: Shazam!’s new poster revealed

“Just Say The Word”: Shazam!’s new poster revealed

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Warner Bros. has released a new Shazam! poster. In the upcoming superhero movie, foster kid Billy Batson (Asher Angel) acquires the power of SHAZAM, which, when he says that word, transforms him into an adult with superpowers (Zachary Levi) who must protect the world from the evil Dr. Thaddeus Sivana (Mark Strong). Revealed through Zachary Levi’s Instagram, the post came with a caption letting fans know that another trailer is coming “in the new year.” The poster includes the tagline “Just say the word,” referencing Shazam’s ability to transform from a regular kid to a super-powered adult by saying the word Shazam! View this post on Instagram Heyooo! The new poster for @ShazamMovie is herrre! Aaannnd, there’s a new trailer coming in the new year. 😉 #SHAZAMMovie - in theaters A
TIBLS 2018: Chhota Bheem and friends entertain the guests

TIBLS 2018: Chhota Bheem and friends entertain the guests

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The grand corporate event ‘The India Brand Licensing summit’ 2018 ended on a high note with more than 100 attendees attending the conference. The event featured who’s who from the brand and retail space exploring the driving factors and changing dynamics of the India brand licensing sector. Here are the key highlights: The summit was attended by top industry bigwigs and key decision makers such as Celebrity Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi, Renowned designer Krsna Mehta, Samir Jain (Executive Director and COO – Green Gold Animation), Sanjay Dhar (ACK Media President), Prasad Kapre (CEO and Director of Style Quotient Jewellery which manages ‘Being Human Jewellery’, Manish Mandhana (CEO of Mandhana Industries which handles Being Human) among others. Animated character mascots such as Ch