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Chhota Bheem Kung Fu Dhamaka Trailer: Witness the adventures in China!

Chhota Bheem Kung Fu Dhamaka Trailer: Witness the adventures in China!

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The makers of ‘Chhota Bheem’ released the new trailer for the film -- Chhota Bheem Kung Fu Dhamaka, where Bheem and his friends take their penchant for adventure to new shores. The crew travels to China for a martial arts competition, but villain Zuhu is about to create havoc, according to the press release. The makers said that this is the first Chhota Bheem feature film in digital 3D. The trailer of the film will remind you of another China-set animated feature, Kung Fu Panda (2008). Check out the trailer here: The Chhota Bheem franchise includes a long-running animated television series, three feature films, multiple television films, and various spin-offs. The films that have been released theatrically are Chhota Bheem and the Curse of Damyaan (2012), Chhota Bheem and the Thro
Axis Studios launches debut VR film ‘The Bond’

Axis Studios launches debut VR film ‘The Bond’

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UK visual effects and animation group Axis Studios has made its first foray into owned IP with the launch of VR film ‘The Bond’, written and directed by Olly Reid. The short is available for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. The film takes viewers on a journey in the footsteps of a mystical character, TiaMuati, as she seeks out animals in trouble and ‘spirit walks’ into their minds. Through the power of virtual reality, viewers suddenly find themselves inhabiting terrified prey and tiny insects. The film is partly funded by Scottish Enterprise and designed to maximize the uniqueness of the medium by placing viewers in the shoes of multiple characters and allowing them to engage with the environment from a variety of dynamic perspectives. Reid said, “The Bond is set in an incredibly rich and d
Cartoon Network to open resort-style hotel in Pennsylvania

Cartoon Network to open resort-style hotel in Pennsylvania

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In what could be termed as good news for 90’s kid, Cartoon Network announced plans to open its first resort-style hotel in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It will be the first resort opportunity for the cable service, which will partner with Palace Entertainment to establish a 165-suite accommodation hub in Pennsylvania. The resort hotel is also set to feature an interactive lobby, outdoor and indoor pools, water play zone, outdoor amphitheater, lawn games, fire pits, game rooms and play areas. Palace Entertainment currently owns and operated amusement parks, water parks and other in US and Australia. The theme-based hotel will include themes from the choicest CN shows such as “Adventure Time,” “We Bare Bears,” and “The Powerpuff Girls.” In a press release, Cartoon Network President Christi
Avengers 4 to be titled as ‘Avengers Annihilation’: Report

Avengers 4 to be titled as ‘Avengers Annihilation’: Report

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In what could be termed as good news for Marvel fans, speculations are rife that the trailer of the ‘Avengers 4’ film will release by the end of November. The same was confirmed by Critics Choice reporter Erick Weber citing Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige that the trailer will drop 'before the end of the year'. Last year, Avengers: Infinity War first trailer was also released by the end of November. Some media reports also leaked the background score and insights into the title of the film. According to a report in MCU Cosmic, the title of the upcoming Avengers film is 'Avengers: Annihilation'. Moreover, the background music for the trailer is a new remixed variation of Dust and Light track titled Nevermore. Composed by Twelve Titans Music, Dust and Light was used in the trailer o
After racism row, The Simpsons to drop character of Apu?

After racism row, The Simpsons to drop character of Apu?

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After 31 years working behind the counter of Springfield’s Kwik-E-Mart, Indian shopkeeper Apu is going to be dropped from ‘The Simpsons’, according to media reports. The cartoon character, voiced by white actor Hank Azaria, prompted heated debate in recent months after he was branded a racist caricature in a TV documentary, The Problem with Apu. The documentary's presenter, US comedian Hari Kondabolu, claims the character is tainted by "a little bit of the poison of racism". "Apu reflected how America viewed us: servile, devious, goofy," Kondabolu said. Rather than calling for Apu to be killed off, however, he urged the writers to "keep him" and "complicate" him, to make him less of a stereotype. Film producer Adi Shankar said he had heard from people who work on the show that they a
Halloween Special: Decoding the anatomy of Indian Chudail

Halloween Special: Decoding the anatomy of Indian Chudail

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Long nose, white skin, long teeth – that’s the typical characteristics of wizards and ghosts in the global scenario. However, the scene may differ when it comes to Indian diaspora with white sarees, long nails and long black hairs. Unlike Hollywood, the Indian avatar is quite fashionable and glamorous and often wears red backless blouses with makeup always on point. Hilarious but true! With one day to go for Halloween Day, we take a look at some of the special characteristics and different types of Indian chudail: Bhoot, Pret and pisach – all have dominated the Indian television screens. But have you ever wondered what makes them different? Daayans (as described in Ek Thi Daayan and Stree) are beautiful women with long black hair tied in a thick braid and backward-facing feet. A daaya
Halloween Day special: These horror animated series will make you nostalgic!

Halloween Day special: These horror animated series will make you nostalgic!

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The day has finally arrived when children and adults will dress as witches, wizards, and ghosts to scare the hell out of you! Yes, we are talking about Halloween Day, which is celebrated across the globe on October 31. Halloween is celebrated on the evening of October 31st, which is the evening before the Christian feast of All Saint’s Day. Halloween’s history goes back to the ancient religion of the Celtic tribes (circa 500 B.C.) from whom came the Britons, Scots, and the Irish. There is a belief that evil spirits descend to the earth and scare people, so the Celtic people used to wear masks or paint their faces to ward off the supernatural powers. Scary though? Just days before the spooky festival, we take a look at some of the best-animated horror series. Courage -- The Cowardly
Interesting facts about Mickey Mouse we bet you didn’t know!

Interesting facts about Mickey Mouse we bet you didn’t know!

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Whether you are a 90’s or new generation kid, one cannot forget the charm and brand value of the iconic character Mickey Mouse. Walt Disney’s most iconic cartoon character is set to turn 90, and the world is leaving no stone unturned to make it a memorable one. Let’s take a look at some of the interesting and fascinating facts about the adorable mouse. Walt Disney, from 1929 to 1946, provided the original voices for both Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse. Mickey Mouse is the only mouse to receive an Academy Award in 1941. During World War II, when the Allied forces invaded Normandy on D-Day in 1944, "Mickey Mouse" was used as a secret password between intelligence officers. Mickey Mouse was the first ever cartoon character to talk. Mickey was originally going to be na
How to Train Your Dragon 3 second trailer: Ready to explore the underground!

How to Train Your Dragon 3 second trailer: Ready to explore the underground!

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One of the most loved and critically acclaimed animated films around the world, How to Train Your Dragon returns with the third part in their blockbuster franchise. Just like the previous two films, the new one titled ‘The Hidden World’ looks visually stunning with animation flicks. As per the new trailer, the new film will focus on Toothless meeting his potential mate, a “Light Fury” who has the ability to heat her scales, giving her the illusion of invisibility. The new franchise returns us to the village of Berk, where a Viking-dragon utopia ruled by its new chief, Hiccup (Jay Baruchel). As Hiccup, Astrid (America Ferrera), and the other citizens of Berk work untiringly to free dragons from the clutches of those who fear them, a new threat arrives that could destroy everything. To s
90th Birthday: Check out Mickey and Minnie’s new celebration outfits!

90th Birthday: Check out Mickey and Minnie’s new celebration outfits!

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Disney parks around the world are celebrating 90 years of Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse with special surprises and events. Disney officially shares a sneak peek at the fancy fashions Mickey and Minnie will wear for the celebration at Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland, Shanghai Disney Resort and Disney Cruise Line. Mickey Mouse’s crisp white suit will feature a shower of colorful confetti, while fashion icon Minnie Mouse will don a puff-sleeve dress adorned with pompons and a buoyant bubble skirt for the celebration at some of the Disney parks. According to Senior Costume Designer Joe Kucharski, their outfits will reflect the party spirit of the celebration. “The looks that Mickey and Minnie will be wearing to celebrate their 90th anniversary represent