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Disney releases first trailer of ‘The Lion King’ remake

Disney releases first trailer of ‘The Lion King’ remake

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The much-anticipated trailer for the live-action remake of The Lion King directed by Jon Favreau is out. The trailer for Walt Disney's 'The Lion King' lives up to the expectations of every 90s' kid. The trailer has all the main characters of the classic 1994 animated movie including Mufasa, Rafiki, and Simba. Check out the trailer here: The trailer features the famous 'circle of life' song and the classic scene where Rafiki holds baby Simba in the sky. With the screenplay written by Jeff Nathanson and songs by legends like Elton John and Time Rice, the movie will be directed by Jon Favreau. Jon Favreau's adaptation of the Disney Animated Film 'The Lion King' will feature Donald Glover and Beyonce in the lead roles for the voice cast. It’s scheduled for release on July 19, 2019....
Save the date! Licensing Corner to organise ‘TIBLS 2018’ on December 5

Save the date! Licensing Corner to organise ‘TIBLS 2018’ on December 5

Events, Latest News
Licensing Corner is all set to present its corporate event ‘TIBLS’ on December 5 at Mumbai’s Grand Hyatt. In just mere two years, The India Brand Licensing Summit (TIBLS 2018) has become a mainstay on the events calendar for the global brand licensing community, bringing together thought leaders from the industry’s largest players and key decision-makers from the top licensees, retailers. The event is conceptualized by Licensing Corner and executed by Rooh entertainment, CEO Editor-in-chief, Rutika Malaviya, who was also a former LIMA (The International Licensing Industry Merchandiser's Association) Official Representative in India. The event is powered by Shemaroo Entertainment in association with Green Gold Animation. Shemaroo Entertainment Limited is a leading Indian content power
LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part trailer — Chris Pratt returns as Emmet Brickowsk

LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part trailer — Chris Pratt returns as Emmet Brickowsk

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The new trailer of The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part was recently released with Chris Pratt not only returning as Emmet Brickowski, but also as the voice of Rex Dangervest. Check out the trailer below: The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part has been directed by Mike Mitchell and Trisha Gum. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, writers and directors of the first film, are returning as producers and co-writers. Raphael Bob-Waksberg and Michelle Morgan are the other two writers of The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. The voice cast also includes Will Arnett as Batman, Nick Offerman as MetalBeard, Tiffany Haddish as Queen Whatevra Wa-Nabi, Alison Brie as Princess Unikitty, Stephanie Beatriz as Sweet Mayhem, Charlie Day as Benny the Spaceman, Channing Tatum as Superman, Jonah Hill as Green Lantern...
Brace yourself! ‘Winter is Coming’ in April 2019

Brace yourself! ‘Winter is Coming’ in April 2019

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The wait is over! HBO finally announced the premiere date for the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones. In an extremely elusive move, HBO confirmed the date with a recap teaser of sorts, all under the sweet hashtag, #ForTheThrone. Check it out here: Every battle. Every betrayal. Every risk. Every fight. Every sacrifice. Every death. All #ForTheThrone. pic.twitter.com/WReVt473SH — Game Of Thrones (@GameOfThrones) November 13, 2018 The show will feature six episodes, which are reported to each be feature-length. On August, HBO had released the first footage of Game of Thrones’ final season hinting out at some major character developments. The new footage buried amid a lot of shots of season 7 — including a clip of Gendry swinging an axe, Daenarys and Tyrion having a pens
Dumbo new trailer: Tim Burton releases heartbreaking look!

Dumbo new trailer: Tim Burton releases heartbreaking look!

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Disney's animated 1941 classic Dumbo gets a live-action makeover in the new trailer and poster for director Tim Burton's retelling. The titular flying elephant is joined by several of Burton's longtime collaborators in the film such as Michael Keaton, Eva Green, and Danny DeVito among them), as well as newcomers like Colin Farrell. Check out the new trailer here: The reimagined story will follow a former circus star, played by Colin Farrell, who returns to the big tent after coming home from war. He finds work with a struggling circus and is put in charge of a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him the laughing stock of the show. But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the circus makes an incredible comeback, attracting persuasive entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere (Michael Keato...
Boon Foundation bids $600,000 for original art for ‘Master Race’

Boon Foundation bids $600,000 for original art for ‘Master Race’

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The Belgium-based Boon Foundation for Narrative Graphic Arts cast the USD 600,000 winning bid to add the original art for the eight-page story Master Race (EC 1955) to its collection of artworks from comic strips and graphic novels. Heritage Auctions offered the original art for the first time since its publication in 1955 at a public auction of vintage comic books and comic art held on November 15 in Dallas, Texas. “These eight pages date from 1955 and were the first major representation of the Holocaust in the history of graphic narrative,” said Daniel Spindler, a representative of the Boon Foundation. “Master Race is one of the world masterworks of graphic narrative,” Daniel further stated. Created in Belgium in June 2018 by Philippe Boon, the Boon Foundation for Narrative Graphic
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald review – Johnny Depp’s Gellert is set to traumatize the wizarding world

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald review – Johnny Depp’s Gellert is set to traumatize the wizarding world

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Animation Digital Digest Verdict – 3.5/5 Visual-Effects – Average Time Length:  2 hours and 14 minutes  "A law that has us scuttling like rats in the gutter. A law that demands that we conceal our true nature. A law that directs those under its dominion to cower in fear, lest we risk discovery. I ask you, Madam President, I ask all of you — who does this law protect? Us, or them? I refuse to bow down any longer"—Gellert Grindelwald Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald hit the Indian theatres on November 16. This richly layered story in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World saga is overflowing with colorful new creatures, stunning visual effects, and enough intriguing storylines with the most power-packed antagonist Gellert Grindelwald. The movie is directed by David Yates with the
India gets their first-ever international standard motion capture lab

India gets their first-ever international standard motion capture lab

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Proving its mettle, Famous Studios brought Motion Capture to India. In collaboration with Centroid, UK, Famous Studious have created the city’s first end-to-end Motion Capture Lab, ready to create magic for Indian visual content. The fully-equipped lab is set up at Famous Studios, Mahalaxmi, the age-old stronghold for the brand, over decades. The lab was launched, and a walk-through was undertaken by Phil Stilgoe, CEO & Producer, Centroid – UK, Serbia, India. To highlight the real potential, he gave a live demonstration of the implementation of Motion Capture; from the recording of movement to the post-processing output. Commenting on the launch, Phil Stilgoe said, “India is one of the talent lakes in the entertainment sector. Not only is the creativity top-notch, the development o
New Bengali cartoon channel ‘MOOPLE’ launched on YouTube

New Bengali cartoon channel ‘MOOPLE’ launched on YouTube

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With the launch of MOOPLE television channel, a world of newly-created Bengali animated cartoon characters such as Neel, Pari, Rex, Packi, Stegy, Tops and Tero under the title "Dhinchak Dino" opened up for the kids in Kolkata. Marking the Children’s Day celebrations on November 14, actors Dev and Koel Mullick inaugurated the channel in the presence of children. MOOPLE TV is the umbrella brand of Hi-Tech Animation. The Channel would flag off with a series of animated cartoons in Bengali, followed by similar series in Hindi and other Indian regional languages. The YouTube Channel would provide infotainment and also teach basic education to the kids, the official statement further stated. Hi-Tech Animation has plans to invest Rs 8 crore initially in the new venture for content creation
Mark the date: Aquaman to release in India on December 14

Mark the date: Aquaman to release in India on December 14

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The king of the ocean is all set to swim to the Indian shores before the rest of the world. Jason Momoa starrer Aquaman will release a week before the United States. Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh revealed the release date on Twitter. “Mark the date... #Aquaman will release in #India on 14 Dec 2018, one week before its US release... Will release in #English, #Hindi, #Tamil, and #Telugu,” he wrote in a tweet. Mark the date... #Aquaman will release in #India on 14 Dec 2018, one week *before* its US release... Will release in #English, #Hindi, #Tamil and #Telugu. pic.twitter.com/c4RWyWPFRK — taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 13, 2018 As per the official synopsis, the film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifeti